Need strategies to promote critical thinking in your Second Grade music room? Want to encourage 21st century learning? This set includes:
Several questions are included for each of the following concepts: 2-beat meter (2/4), Tika-Tika (Sixteenth notes), Half Note, Do, and Re, as well as a page of questions for various topics, such as form and audience etiquette. The sheets are formatted so that you can check off the questions as you use them in your lessons, and teacher notes are included for many of the questions. A sheet is also included so you can list any additional questions you'd like to ask.
Several worksheets are included to allow students to respond to music with art and with writing. Topics for the worksheets include connections to other subjects, art and music, form, comparison of conductor and composer, and observations while listening to a piece of music.
*Sentence starter signs:
Can be printed out in color, laminated, and posted in your room to help students during class discussions. Signs include "I see," "I hear," "I notice," and "I wonder." Note: The design for these signs is different from the designs included in the Kindergarten and First Grade critical thinking sets.
*Materials to accompany the set, including:
--Songs and chants: 2, 4, 6, 8, Sammy Sackett, Dance Josey, Closet Key, Apple Tree, Bounce High, and Rocky Mountain, including any game directions
--Fruit and vegetable patterns SMART board file for creating rhythm patterns
--Stick notation sheets for "Closet Key" and "Apple Tree"
--Visuals for identifying a round
--"Rocky Mountain" with and without barlines
*Directions for the set
You can purchase this set at a discount with my Critical Thinking in the Music Classroom Bundled Set.
Check out these other critical thinking sets
Critical Thinking in the Music Classroom Kindergarten Set
Critical Thinking in the Music Classroom First Grade Set
Critical Thinking in the Music Classroom Third Grade Set
Critical Thinking in the Music Classroom Fourth Grade Set
Critical Thinking in the Music Classroom Fifth Grade Set
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