Lesson Plans
2nd Grade Music 2nd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/13/2010 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Concepts for the Week: reading and writing patterns with re, playing on instruments
Vocal Development:head voice, breath into the voice
Kodaly Work: Jim Along Josie, show notes on staff, start transparencies
Instruments:play half notes, and re, with above song
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural: do one piece from book: p. 16 Tue Tue
Mvt./Activities: Play Jim Along
Songs of the Season: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town
Vocal Development: chain singing phrases of four songs. Head voice, breath energy
Kodaly Work:Sing all four concept songs with solfege, rhythms
Instruments:do variety percussion patterns with groups taking turns
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural: one piece, p. 24 Sweetheart
Mvt./Activities:I Have a Car
Songs of the Season: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

Vocal Development: careful listening for in tune singing intervals from re, students take turns. Breath into the voice
Kodaly Work:space line review on staff, start transparencies
Instruments:Rhythms at board with round robin, student ideas
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural: one piece p. 25 Suo Gan
Mvt./Activities:Draw a Bucket
Songs of the Season: All I Want for Christmas

Vocal Development: spinning the sound forward, consonants work
Kodaly Work:writing re on the staff, do felt staves with chips
Instruments: playing re different places on the bells with Casey's Train
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:one piece p. 27My Silver Whistle
Mvt./Activities:Wind it This a Way
Songs of the Season: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

Vocal Development:pulsating breaths, more head voice
Kodaly Work:step intervals, dictations,
Instruments:do instruments with transparency song
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural: one piece p. 37 Hurry Little Pony
Mvt./Activities:Come with Me and Dance Now
Songs of the Season: Its Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas