2nd Grade Rhythm Lessons 13-20

Each of these lessons is 30 minutes long.


Lesson 13

  • Welcome Song
  • Pattern cards on the board – NEW NOTE review – barlines, double barline, time sig, repeat sign
  • Are You Sleeping – Review song. Two circles on floor, sing in a ROUND.
    • xyl – DA on half notes for Are you Sleeping
  • Ally Bally: (See PowerPoint) find half notes.
    • Partners: pat 2, clap 2, high five 2, “rainbow” on half note.

Lesson 14


Lesson 15

  • Review notes & rests with cards on the board
  • Sunset or Wake Me – find half notes & half rests
    • papers again, raise hand on half notes, whisper “rest” on rests
  • A Tisket A Tasket
  • Grizzly Bear – look at paper again, teach game

Lesson 16

  • Review notes & rests with same cards on the board
  • A Tisket A Tasket
  • Grizzly Bear – look at paper again, teach game

Lesson 17

  • Next time: Rhythm Written Assessment
  • Rhythm Performance Assessment practice.
  • A Tisket A Tasket – add instruments
  • Grizzly Bear

Lesson 18

  • Written assessment
  • Rhythm Performance Assessment practice.
  • Peer Gynt – play In the Hall of the Mtn King
    • quick explanation of story
    • students on floor, I play and show worksheet on TV
    • What changed? (write answers on board)
    • Listen again, show hands out from low to high

Lesson 19

  • Rhythm Performance Assessment
  • Peer Gynt – play In the Hall of the Mtn King
    • Listen again, add motions.
  • Start puppet DVD.

Lesson 20

  • Review Peer Gynt and In the Hall of the Mountain King.
  • Listen to a little of Morning, Ase’s Death, and Anitra’s Dance – what do you feel?
    • If time, students could “free draw” to the music and share their art with others
  • Finish DVD

See also

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on reddit
Share on tumblr

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top