AREAS OF MUSICAL STUDIES - GRADE 2

  • AREAS OF MUSICAL STUDIES - GRADE 2

     

    1. PITCH

    *Know the difference between high & low sounds *Identify melodic direction as upward, downward or repeated *Recognize line and space notes and their positions on the staff (line 1, space 2, etc.) *Accurately repeat pitches of sol, mi, la & do (5-3-6-1)

     

    2. TONE COLOR

    *Hear, play, and identify classroom percussion istruments *Identify instruments from 4 orchestral families (flute, violin, trumpet, tympani) *Identify music & instruments from different cultures (koto, maracas, etc.)

     

    3. DYNAMICS

    *Responds to & identifies loud and soft. *Identifies & performs Forte (f) and Piano (p) and their symbols. *Identify & perform to gradual changes of louder & softer

     

    4. TEMPO

    *Recognize when musical tempo changes *Identify & move to slow and fast tempos 5. RHYTHM *Respond to the steady beat by clapping, running, skipping, galloping, sliding, playing classroom instruments

    *Recognize & perform rhythm patterns using syllables for whole, half, quarter, eighth notes and corresponding rests - tah-a-a-a / tah-a/ tah / ti-ti

    *Use classroom instruments to accompany rhythm activites

    *Introduce Time Signatures of 2/tah (2/4) and 3/tah (3/4)

     

    6. FORM

    *Sing and identify same and different sections of musical form (verse / refrain) *Sing, hear, and identify AB and ABA form

     

    7. NOTATION

    *Identify a staff, treble clef, bar lines, measures, and double bar line *Identify repeat signs & fermata *Identify a Quarter note, Quarter rest, and beamed 8th notes

     

    8. GENERAL

    *Participate in class activities & performances - sing action songs, singing games, and dances from other cultures

    *Listen attentively and follows directions

    *Practice appropriate concert behavior

    *Sing solos and in groups