Innovative 2-3 Learners (Q2W20-21 Jan. 5-15 2021)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelInnovative 2nd and 3rd Grade
Week #20-21
Unit of InstructionMartin Luther King Day
Standard(s) Taught


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will discuss Martin Luther King Jr. and why he is an important person in American History.
Students will sing songs from the Civil Rights Movement, about Martin Luther King, and Rosa Parks.
Students will read various rhythms.
Students will use boomwackers or bucket drums to play rhythms and accompany a song.
Students will learn about Austria and yodeling.
Students will read a book and then play an accompaniment to go along with the story.

Classroom Activities


“Hello There”
“Jambo” – African hello song

2 Cats

Martin Luther King Jr.
– discussion about the Civil Rights Movement
– “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize”

Austria and Yodeling
“Yodeling song”
– Watch the Lonely Goatherd from the Sound of Music as yodel example

(2nd Grade)
Pig the Pug
Read story and add accompaniment

Bucket Drumming
Reading rhythms

Assignments Due

Kahoot located on Miss Holvey’s Bitmoji Classroom

Additional Resources