1st Grade Vocal Essentials Guide Quarter 2
Theme: Introducing Ta and Ti-ti

Skills and Content
Standards
Key Vocabulary
Resources
Assessments
Essentials
21st Century Skills
Important to Know and Do




Identify one or two sounds to a beat
Analytical Thinking
long sounds, short sounds, rhythm
1e, 2b, 3d, 4a, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6e, 8b

Unit 3
Lesson 1
Lesson 3
TE pg.94, 95
SE pg.38, 39
Informal Assessment
TE pg.89
Written Assessment
RM 3-4
Explore unpitched instruments by families
Finding and Evaluating Information
Problem Solving
Analytical Thinking

rhythm, beat
2b, 2c, 3d, 4b, 5a, 6b, 6c, 8b, 9c
woods, metals, scrapers, shakers, drums
Unit 3
Lesson 2
Activity on TE pg.91
Follow "Develop" Explore:
Use unpitched instrument families in place of found sounds
RM 3-13 Self-Assessment
RM 3-14 Teacher Assessment
Identify ta and ti-ti
Analytical Thinking
rhythm
2d, 3c, 3d, 5a, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6e, 8b
ta, ti-ti, stem, quarter note, eighth notes, note head
Unit 3
TE pg.100-101
SE pg.40-41
Identify rhythm as ta(quarter) and ti-ti (eighth notes)
pg.242-247
Informal Assessment
TE pg.101
Written Assessment
RM 3-8
Explore music from various styles and cultures
Analytical Thinking
Seasonal, Hanukkah, Christmas, Las Posadas, Kwanzaa
1c, 8b, 9a, 9c

Celebrations
Self-Assessment
RM 1-13
Teacher Generated Assessment
Respond to music through movement
Analytical Thinking
Collaborating


6b, 6e, 8b, 9a
right, left, circle dance
"Light the Candles" pg. 351
Movement Performance Rubric
Movement Performance Rubric
E
97-100%
Student anticipates and performs the dance sequence
P
84-96%
Student demonstrates the dance sequence with steady beat
I
76-83%
Student is inconsistent with the dance
N
75-0%
Student cannot perform dance