Second Grade Music Timeline

Second Grade Music Timeline

 

Music Vocabulary:

  • Music vocabulary: verse, refrain, staff, notes, rhythm, steady beat, form, introduction, coda, music alphabet, quarter note, whole note, half note, eighth note, rest, phrase, crescendo, decrescendo, accelerando, ritardando, tempo, round, pentatonic scale

 

TEKS: (review previous grade level TEKS as needed)

 

1st 9 weeks

 

2.2B: sing songs from diverse cultures and styles or play such songs on a musical instrument

  • Broaden repertoire of songs from different cultures and learn simple accompaniments on unpitched and barred instruments.

 

2.5B: sing songs and play musical games from diverse cultures

  • Review singing games from kinder/first grade, add new games to repertoire

 

2.6A: distinguish between beat/rhythm, higher/lower, louder/softer, faster/slower, and same/different in musical performances

  • Review the concept of steady beat
  • Review the concept of rhythm
  • Review sol, mi, la and identify higher/lower in pitches

 

2.1C:  identify music forms such as AB and ABA.

  • Identify songs with verses and refrains
  • Identify AB and ABA form in folk songs
  • Identify repetition and contrast in short four phrase songs

 

 

2.2a:  sing or play a classroom instrument independently or in groups

  • Sing simple folk songs and accompany them on unpitched and barred instruments using simple rhythmic and melodic patterns

 

 

 

 

 

2nd 9 weeks: (continue reviewing first 9 weeks TEKS)

 

2.6a: distinguish between beat/rhythm, higher/lower, louder/softer, faster/slower, and same/different in musical performances

  • Review sol, mi, la
  • Introduce re, do and sing patterns using mi re do
  • Sing, read and play songs in pentatonic
  • Review louder/softer using decrescendo and crescendo
  • Review faster/slower using accelerando and ritardando

 

2.1a: identify instruments visually and aurally

  • Name the barred instruments
  • Name the unpitched instruments and categorize them by timbre (woods, metals, membranes, etc)

 

2.1b: use music terminology to explain sounds and performances

  • Music vocabulary: verse, refrain, staff, notes, rhythm, steady beat, form, introduction, coda, music alphabet, quarter note, whole note, half note, eighth note, rest, phrase, crescendo, decrescendo, accelerando, ritardando, tempo, round, pentatonic scale

 

 

2.2a: sing or play a classroom instrument independently or in groups

  • Continue to play simple accompaniments to folk songs on instruments
  • Sing simple 2 part rounds

 

 

2.3a: read simple music notation, using a system (letters, numbers, syllables)

  • Review quarter note, eighth note, quarter rest rhythms (ta, ti ti, rest)
  • Identify half note, half note rest, whole note, whole not rest
  • Identify and perform/read sets of beats in 2 and 3 (meter)

 

2.3b:  read music that incorporates basic rhythmic patterns in simple meters.

  • Read and play simple rhythms on body percussion and unpitched percussion instruments

 

2.6b: show appropriate audience behavior during live performances.

  • Discuss and model audience behaviors in the classroom while other students perform
  • Show good audience behavior during school wide performances

 

 

 

3rd 9 weeks: (continue reviewing first 9 weeks TEKS)

 

2.5a: identify music from various periods of history and culture

  • Explore music from the classical period as well as folk songs from various periods of history

 

2.5c: identify relationships between music and other subjects.

 

2.3a: read and write simple music notation, using a system (letters, numbers, syllables)

  • Identify the music alphabet
  • Identify lines and spaces on the music staff
  • Identify the lines as FACE and the spaces as EGBDF

 

 

2.3b:  read and write music that incorporates basic rhythmic patterns in simple meters.

  • Review pentatonic solfege and read simple melodies using solfege
  • Review rhythms learned, read and play simple rhythms on instruments

 

 

4th 9 weeks: (continue reviewing previous TEKS)

2.3a: read and write simple music notation, using a system (letters, numbers, syllables)

 

2.3b:  read and write music that incorporates basic rhythmic patterns in simple meters.

  • Review notes on the music staff
  • Review rhythms learned
  • Review pentatonic solfege
  • Read simple songs using skills learned

 

2.4a: create rhythmic phrases

  • Improvise rhythmic phrases
  • Write simple rhythmic phrases

 

2.4b: create melodic phrases

  • Improvise melodies using pentatonic solfege