Meadow Ridge Elementary School

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Summary of Skills: Grades 1 & 2

In Grades 1 and 2, we focus on:
~keeping a steady beat
~eight-beat echo clapping
~reading quarter notes; quarter rests; eighth notes
~reading melodic direction
~loud, medium, soft (dynamics)
~fast, medium, slow (tempo)
~rounds
~finding singing voice
~metals, woods, & drums
~playing ostinato (patterns of music)
~creative movement