• Trambone Player 2nd

    2nd Grade students will be working toward the following music objectives:

    - Sing and sign sol mi la patterns.

    - Speak simple ostinati and canons (repeated patterns and overlapping parts).

    - Play a repeated patterns on classroom instruments.

    - Improvise short rhythms and movements.

    - Compose (write) short melodic patterns.

    - Read quarter notes, paired eighth notes, half notes, and quarter rests using simple syllables (ta, titi, ta-a, rest).

    - Read sol, mi, and la on the staff.

    - Begin identifying simple musical notation such as bar lines, double bar lines, repeat signs, piano and forte dynamics, and crescendo and diminuendo.

    - Draw melodies on a graph.

    - Notate (hear and record) simple rhythms.

    - Develop criteria for a personal preference in music.

    - Read the text of a song in rhythm.

    - Use music to begin building a world view of culture.


    Song of the Week: We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands