• Welcome to 2nd Grade!

    Each year starting in grade one, students will have 34 hours of general music instruction, which is equivalent to about 6 days of school time. In that short amount of time, they will work to become fluent musicians who can read, write, and create with various aspects of the musical language.   
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    Rhythm
     Quarter/two-8ths/quarter rest
    Tri 1
    This composition was done to demonstrate competence with quarter notes, eighth notes, and quarter rests.
    **This is a review of 1st grade concepts and is being used as a diagnostic assessment


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    Here we sit 
    Tri 1 
    Transcribing music is the process of taking known song and placing it on the staff. The purpose is to practice putting known pitches on the staff before composing with them and to assess pitch accuracy in singing. 
    ** This is a review of 1st grade concepts and is being used as a diagnostic assessment
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     Melody
    Sol-Mi 
    Tri 1 
    This composition was done to demonstrate competence with the melodic interval of minor third, labeled as sol-mi.
    **This is a review of 1st grade concepts and is being used as a diagnostic assessment
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    We are Playing
    Tri 1
    Transcribing music is the process of taking known song and placing it on the staff. The purpose is to practice putting known pitches on the staff before composing with them and to assess pitch accuracy in singing. Download
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    Doggie Doggie
     Tri 1
    Transcribing music is the process of taking known song and placing it on the staff. The purpose is to practice putting known pitches on the staff before composing with them and to assess pitch accuracy in singing.
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    Melody
    Sol-mi-la
     Tri 1
    This composition required students to apply their knowledge of melodic patterns and strategies using the notes mi, sol, and la to create a melody of their own.
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    Rhythm
    Ties & Half Notes
     Tri 2
    The new rhythm that takes up half a measure is called a half note. We started by taking two quarter notes and tying them together. Two quarter notes are equal to a half note.
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    Maple Swamp
     Tri 2
    Portions of this piece were used to practice stepwise melodic patterns labeled as high-mid-low.
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    Closet Key
     Tri 2
     Transcribing music is the process of taking known song and placing it on the staff. The purpose is to practice putting known pitches on the staff before composing with them and to assess pitch accuracy in singing. Download View
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    Mouse Mousie
     Tri 3
     Transcribing music is the process of taking known song and placing it on the staff. The purpose is to practice putting known pitches on the staff before composing with them and to assess pitch accuracy in singing. Download view
     Melody
    Mi-Re-Do
     Tri 3
     This Melodic composition required students to apply their knowledge of melodic strategies and the notes mi, re, and do in order to create a melody of their own.
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