Second Grade

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Second Grade 2018-02-05T14:14:57+00:00

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Welcome to second grade music!

Second graders will be learning…
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Singing solfege syllables (do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, do) Using all accompanying hand signals. Singing intervals using solfege. Singing corresponding notes with written solfege syllables (ex: do re mi mi do)


Understanding, identifying, and using forte (f), fortissimo (ff), piano (p), Pianissimo (pp), mezzo piano (MP), mezzo forte (mf), sforzando (sfz), crescendo, decrescendo



Daily listening to a wide range of composers from the baroque, classical, and romantic music eras.  Identifying how the music makes us feel, if the piece is major or minor, identifying fast or slow tempos and loud or soft dynamics. Learning about composers. Identifying which instrument families and instruments are playing. Describing what pictures, emotions, or actions the music depicts. Identifying the form of a piece, Identifying past daily listening pieces.
Music notation


Identifying and being able to clap or play rhythms including quarter notes, quarter rests, half notes, Half rests, whole notes, whole rests, dotted half notes, dotted whole notes, eighth notes, eighth rests, and dotted quarter notes
Note Names


Locating and naming the spaces in the treble clef (F,A,C,E) lines in the treble clef (E,G,B,D,F), and lines and spaces of the bass clef
Instrument playing


Rhythm sticks, rhythm ribbons, egg shakers, tambourines, hand drums, frame drums, triangles, boom whackers
Vocabulary Tempo, beat, pitch, percussion, instrument families, strings, woodwinds, brass, rhythm, melody, composer, dynamics, forte, piano, treble clef, major, minor, baroque, classical, romantic, time signature, measure, repeat sign, Woodwind family instruments: flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, piccolo, recorder, bass clarinet.   Brass Family instruments: trumpet, french horn, tuba, trombone, baritone, sousaphone,  String Family Instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, banjo, mandolin, harp, accent, staccato, marcato, tenuto, canon, common time, meter, form

Performance Dates

Coming soon!