Innovative 4-5 Learners (Q2W20-21 Jan. 5-15 2021)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelInnovative 4th and 5th Grade
Week #20-21
Unit of InstructionMartin Luther King Day
Standard(s) Taught


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will learn about the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King Jr.
Students will sing songs from the Civil Rights Movement and about Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks.
Students will read various rhythms.
Students will perform on bucket drums.

Classroom Activities


Review rules and procedures.

Martin Luther King Jr.
– Discuss the Civil Rights Movement and why he is an important person in history
– “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize”
– “Back of the Bus”

Rhythms/Bucket Drums

Go through rhythms – read together, perform
Quarter notes, eighth notes, quarter rests, sixteenth notes

Review Musical Form

Recorders (weather permitting)
Review B,A,G
Introduce/review E and D
“Old MacDonald”
“Hot Cross Buns”
“Mary Had a Little Lamb”

Assignments Due

Kahoot located in Miss Holvey’s bitmoji classroom.

Additional Resources