Innovative K-1 Learners (Q1W6-8: Oct. 5-16 2020)



TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelInnovative Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Week #6-8
Unit of InstructionReading Rhythms
Standard(s) Taught








Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will sing using their singing voices.

Students will read a story and learn the song, rhythm, and instrument sound effects that go with it.

Students will perform on hand percussion instruments. (Music Kits)

Students will be able to find and maintain a steady beat.

Students will move to show difference sounds while listen to music.

Students will be able to identify low sounds and high sounds.

Students will be able to identify nature sounds and machine sounds.

Students will be able to read and demonstrate basic rhythms (Ta and Ti Ti)

Classroom Activities


Hello There

Shake My Sillies Out

Fruits and Vegetables

High Low Sounds review

Little Green Frog song

Llama Llama Misses Mama

  • Teach song
  • Talk about feelings (going to school, missing home, making friends)
  • Read Story
  • Clap rhythms, add instrument sound effects 
  • Reading rhythms

Quarter notes – Ta
Eighth notes – Ti Ti
Play rhythms on sticks
Moving to music – finding and maintaining a steady beat

A Different Beat
ABC Rock
My Pony Macaroni

5 Little Monkeys
5 Little Chickadees
John Kanaka
Gypsy in the Moonlight

Assignments Due

Have a piece of paper, something to write/draw with, and your music kits for online class!

Music note Kahoot

Additional Resources