Curriculum Map: Music Second Grade


All students in the primary elementary school receive two class periods of music instruction during each six-day cycle. The music program is a hands-on, movement-centered program which emphasizes the ORFF process and the Kodaly Method. Students experience sequential, developmentally appropriate lessons that allow students to actively participate through many media—singing, listening, playing, creating, moving, and composing.

Sing and chant independently and in groups
Perform on instruments independently and in groups
Move to music independently and in groups
Identify beat and accents in duple meter
Demonstrate rhythm patterns
Demonstrate dynamic changes and contrasts in music
Perform pitch matching and pitch direction (up and down, high and low)
Produce melodies in a group of related pitches
Identify repetition and contrast in music
Communicate various moods through music, drama and storytelling