1st & 2nd Grade

1st Grade
 
Fall 2020: 
- Use singing voices in songs and activities

Identify speaking, whisper, and singing voices 
​- Move to the steady beat
- Identify high vs. low, loud vs. soft, fast vs. slow
- Differentiate between rhythm and steady beat
​- Identify quarter and eighth notes

Spring 2021: 
- Continue finding our best singing voice in a variety of song and games
- Practice sol and mi in a variety of songs
- Identify a quarter rest as a moment of silence
- Play and learn about a variety of classroom instruments
- Improvise and create melodies and rhythmic passages
​- Continue learning and singing songs from our ABC Book
 
2nd Grade
 
Fall 2020: 
- Use our singing voices in songs and activities
- Identify between steady beat and rhythm 
-Identify sounds as being a quarter note (1 sound), eighth notes (2 sounds), or a quarter rest (silence)
- Identify sol, mi, and la in a variety of songs and activities 
-Differentiate between meters of 2, 3, and 4

Spring 2021:
- Continue finding our best singing voice
- Identify the lines and spaces on the Treble Clef 
- Play and learn about a variety of classroom instruments
- Sing and use the following hand signs: low do, re, mi, sol, and la
- Learn the following note values: eighth, quarter, half, and whole notes
- Identify between meters of 4, 3, and 2
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