Innovative K-1 Learners (Q1W2-3 September 8-18 2020)

Link to Special Area Hallway – Click the music door and it will take you straight to the zoom meeting!


TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelKindergarten and 1st Grade
Week #2-3
Unit of InstructionClassroom Instruments
Standard(s) Taught
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will sing using their singing voices.

Students will find and maintain a steady beat. 

Students will be able to identify the different instruments of the music classroom.

Students will identify ringers, shakers, and clickers. 

Students will learn two new songs in sign language. 

Students will listen to a piece of music and respond to it. 

Classroom Activities


Hello There Song

Go over/review rules and zoom class procedures

Bell Ringer Activity – listen to a piece of music and draw a picture of what you hear or think of

New Songs:

You are my Sunshine

** go over lyrics, add sign language 

* 5 Little Chickadees
* ABC Rock (beat activity)

Movement Songs

Head, Shoulders, Baby
Shine, Shine, Shine

Echo singing activity (matching pitch) 

Instrument rhythm activity (music kits)

Beat Buddy Exercise (with stuffed animal) 

John Kanaka – Folk Dance movement activity

Instrument Song: I can play an Instrument (Music kit)

Classroom Instruments Tour

Go around the music room, show different instruments and how they sound
Which one is your favorite? Why?
What makes these instruments sound different from each other?
Are these ringers, clickers, or shakers?
Complete Ringers, Clickers, or Shakers Kahoot (on your own)

If more time is needed, students can explore Music Bitmoji Classroom

Assignments Due

Bring your own stuffed animal to music class next week for a beat buddy exercise!

Complete the Ringers, Clickers, or Shakers Kahoot located in Miss Holvey’s Bitmoji Classroom.

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