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For 2nd Grade

I Can Statements for MusicMusicnote

2nd Grade

*Note: The highlighted areas come from our textbook. It covers the elements of music and is part of a spiraling curriculum.

Unit 1 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 3.1.1; SC-P-MF-U-4, 5)

·       I can tell you why we hear sounds.

·       I can tell you different places we hear music.

·       I can tell what a patriotic song is.

·       I can tell you what a Bluegrass song is.

·       I can tell you what game and action songs are.

·       I can tell you what spiritual songs are.

·       I can tell you what a work song is.

·       I can tell you what a lullaby is.

·       I can identify different kinds of songs.

·       I can show beat and rhythm with movement.

·       I can move to show higher and lower pitches. (melody)

·       I can read quarter notes, eighth notes, and quarter rests.

Unit 2 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 1.2.1, 2.1.1, 3.1.1)

·       I can tell you about Native American Music.

·       I can tell you about Native American Dance.

·       I can read the pitches of so and mi. (melody)

·       I can follow loud and soft symbols in music. (dynamics)

·       I can understand how found sounds can become instruments and create an instrument using a found sound.(tone color)

·       I can move to show the strong beat. (strong and weak patterns)

Unit 3 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 2.1.1, 3.1.1)

·       I can tell you about Colonial American Music.

·       I can tell you about Colonial American Dance.

·       I can show how pitches move in a song.(melody)

·       I can identify the verse and chorus (refrain) of a song.

Unit 4 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 2.1.1, 3.1.1)

·       I can tell you about Appalachian Music.

·       I can tell you about Appalachian dance.

·       I can sing a call and response song. (Form)

·       I can identify AB patterns (Form).

Unit 5 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 3.1.1, 4.1.4)

·       I can read notes and move to the rhythm.

·       I can identify brass instruments and tell which has the highest and lowest sounds. (Tone Color)

·       I can identify half notes.

·       I show higher and lower pitches with my hands.

Unit 6 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 2.1.1, 2.2.1, 3.2.1, 4.2.1)

·       I can tell about African music.

·       I can tell about African dance and perform it.

·       I can tell how an African drum is made.

·       I can read and play half notes and quarter notes.

·       I can identify a crescendo.

·       I can play and sing softer and louder.(dynamics)

·       I can tell when parts of music change from one section to another. (ex. AB pattern)

·       I can tell you what a composer is.

·       I can tell you what a musical is.