2nd Grade Music Notes

September 2015

Our September Learning Goals

  • I will be able to follow the rules of music while singing, dancing, and playing instruments!
  • I will be able to IDENTIFY so and mi as high and low pitches
  • I will be able to sing songs using solfege (so, mi and la)
  • I will be able to identify solfege (so, mi and la)

September Songs We Have Learned

  • Go! Go! Go!
  • Clap Your Hands
  • Charlie Over the Ocean
  • Traffic Lights (Red Light, Red Light, what do you say?)
  • Draw Me A Bucket of Water
  • Snail, Snail

Who Is Mr. Everybody?

Mr. Everybody's Musical Apartment is a silly story that we use to help us learn how to name the notes on the music staff (those five lines and four spaces). We use the initials of the characters to learn the names on the notes. Our first test is review over Book 1 (CDEF). We will eventually learn new notes in Book 2 by the spring semester. The week before a test, students will get their own set of flashcards to take home and study as homework.

You can learn more about Mr. Everybody's Musical Apartment by visiting the JM Music Website: http://hobart.schoolwires.com/Page/3190

Our 2nd Grade Concert is December 3, at 6:30pm (Grandparents day is at 2pm)

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