Grade 2 Music

Grade 2 Music

Grade 2 Music Google Class Code:  bjz4wvm

Grade 2 music students will make their own melodies and play simple rhythms.  They will understand that rhythms can be paired with melodies and that printed symbols show the direction of the melody.  They will learn that melodies rise and fall and that music comes in different tempos.  Students will also move to music and experience many folk, ethnic, seasonal and holiday songs.  Students will explore music through a variety of pitched and non-pitched instruments and a variety of songs.




General Learner Expectations:

Students will develop:

-          Enjoyment of Music

-          Awareness and appreciation of a variety of music, including music of the many cultures represented in Canada

-          Insights into music through meaningful musical activities

-          Self-expression and creativity

-          Musical skills and knowledge


Specific Learner Expectations:



-          Rhythm

-          Melody

-          Harmony

-          Form

-          Expression (tempo, dynamics, tone color)



-          Singing

-          Playing instruments

-          Listening

-          Moving

-          Reading (writing)

-          Creating



-          Enjoyment of music

-          Foster positive attitudes in singing, playing instruments, listening, moving, reading, and creating.