2nd grade

Pitch Matching Performance Assessment Rubrics

Rubrics   Self-Assessment Rubric   See also songs for solo singing mi, so songs mi, so, la songs melody resources Extras for Plus Members: Rubrics with 3 or 4 choices, Student self-assessment (PDFs)

Songs for Solo Singing

Here is a list of songs that have parts to encourage students to sing solos: Amen Amen BINGO Charlie Over the Ocean Columbus Sailed With Three Ships Doggie Doggie Where’s Your Bone Down By the Bay Hickety Pickety Bumblebee In …

Quick as a Cricket

I love this book! I like to read each page, and then the children act it out (they can add bubbles). Sometimes I play the piano while they move; I improvise different styles to fit the words. If you prefer, …

Peter and the Wolf

by Sergei Prokofiev Recording of instruments / character themes Narrated by Lina Prokofiev – Amazon  |  iTunes Narrated by Sir John Gielgud – Amazon  |  iTunes Narrated by Leonard Bernstein – Amazon  |  iTunes These excerpts aren’t solos, but the instrument/character is …

Little Cabin in the Wood

Lyrics Little cabin in the wood, Little old many by the window stood, Saw a rabbit hopping by, Knocking at the door. “Help me! Help me sir!” he said, “Or the farmer will bop my head!” “Come little rabbit, come …

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

This is a fun folk tale to teach high, middle and low sounds, recommended for PreK-2nd grade. Books        See also high / low resources songs about goats Extras for Plus Members 3 versions of the story: teacher narration, …

Baby Bird

Lyrics Here’s a baby birdie; he’s hatching from his shell. Out comes his head, and then comes his tail. Now his legs he stretches, his wings he gives a flap. Then he flies and flies and flies, now what do …

Hickety Pickety Bumblebee

Lyrics Hickety pickety bumblebee, Can you sing your name for me? (Student) My name is “—-” (Class echo) Your name is “—-” This song is also sometimes called, “Hickety Tickety Bumblebee.” See also hello songs call & response songs songs …

Sing a Song of Sixpence

Lyrics 1. Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye. Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie. When the pie was opened the birds began to sing; Wasn’t that a dainty dish to set before the king? …

Shoo Fly

This song has roots in oppression. More info Blackface minstrel songs Minstrel show Decolonizing the Music Classroom article article article Taking Racist Songs Out of Music Education Find different songs

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