Classify unpitched instruments into metals, membranes, shakers, and wooden categories.
General Information
Subject Area: Music
Grade: 2
Big Idea: Critical Thinking and Reflection
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
7713010: Music: K-5 (Specifically in versions: 2013 - 2015, 2015 - 2019 (course terminated))
5013080: Music - Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7713030: Access Music Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2018 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MU.2.C.1.In.c: Identify a variety of unpitched instruments.
MU.2.C.1.Pa.c: Explore differences in pitch.
MU.2.C.1.Su.c: Explore unpitched classroom instruments.

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Lesson Plan

Husking of the Corn:

This song with PowerPoint, lead sheet, and instrumental play along recording is used to introduce and practice timbre/tone color.  Students will use unpitched percussion instruments and non-traditional sounds to create an accompaniment to the song "Husking of the Corn."  

Type: Lesson Plan

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