Lesson Plans
2nd Grade Music 2nd Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/05/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Concepts for the Week:deriving Re and half notes from known songs, reading in new songs
Vocal Development:breath and alignment review, sing ostinaot with Bow Wow
Kodaly Work:practice half notes, letter ladder with re, intervals, derive Bow Wow
Instruments:use xylophones with Re pattern
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:Tue Tue p.16 in book
Mvt./Activities:add movt. with phrases of Bow Wow
Songs of the Season:Rudolph
Vocal Development:head voice, spinning the breath, do ostinato with Who's That
Kodaly Work:derive Who's That, begin one page of transparencies
Instruments:add interval patterns on bells with Re for accompaniment, half notes maracas
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:Sweetheart Out a Running p.24
Mvt./Activities:Play Who's That
Songs of the Season:Up On the Housetop
Vocal Development:singing do-sol, do-mi, in tune sing patterns with Jim along Josie (story)
Kodaly Work:derive Josei, more transparencies, do echo patterns children lead
Instruments:more children play patterns with Re, half notes with rainmakers
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:Suo Gan p. 25 half notes,re
Mvt./Activities:Play Jim Along
Songs of the Season:Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Vocal Development:more head voice, pulsating breaths, sing Jim Along
Kodaly Work:spaces and lines review, do cups on the floor
Instruments:xylophones for eighth notes, metallophones for half notes
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:My Silver Whistle p.27
Songs of the Season:Santa Claus is Comin' to Town
Vocal Development:working some with resonance and m,n,v to start sound
Kodaly Work:rhythms at the board, echo singing, chain singing student led
Instruments:rhtyhm instruments for above activity
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:Hurry Little Pony p.37 half notes
Mvt./Activities:movement for Who's That?
Songs of the Season:It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas