Music - Grade Two: ELD.K12.ELL.SI.1

Big Idea: English Language Development for English Language Learners
  • Understanding: Language of Social and Instructional Purposes
    • Benchmark: English language learners communicate for social and instructional purposes within the school setting.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • interpret unfamiliar English terms using a home language dictionary or online translator.
    • how to use a home language dictionary or online translation program
  • perform rhythmic and melodic patterns accurately by imitating aural patterns demonstrated by the teacher and/or peers.
    • procedure for aurally deciphering rhythms (e.g. count singing, speaking rhythms, subdividing)
    • Curwen hand signs and solfeggio syllables
  • perform rhythmic and melodic patterns accurately by reading traditional notation and interpreting music symbols.
    • pitches on the staff, rhythmic patterns appropriate to the course level
  • use classroom visual aids to accurately interpret and perform musical symbols and abbreviations.
  • communicate with a peer tutor/buddy for clarification on concepts presented in class.
  • imitate musical elements modeled by the teacher and peers.
    • performance techniques: characteristic tone, balance, blend, mallet technique, intonation
    • expressive characteristics: e.g. dynamics, tempo, phrasing
  • perform music in class to demonstrate comprehension and synthesis of skills.
    • classroom procedures
    • performance techniques: proper posture, diction, following a conductor, intonation
  • recognize, count, and notate simple rhythms.
  • differentiate between English terminology and musical terminology.
    • Italian and/or italicized words

Students will know:

  • how to use a home language dictionary or online translation program
  • procedure for aurally deciphering rhythms (e.g. count singing, speaking rhythms, subdividing)
  • Curwen hand signs and solfeggio syllables
  • pitches on the staff, rhythmic patterns appropriate to the course level
  • performance techniques: characteristic tone, balance, blend, mallet technique, intonation
  • expressive characteristics: e.g. dynamics, tempo, phrasing
  • classroom procedures
  • performance techniques: proper posture, diction, following a conductor, intonation
  • Italian and/or italicized words