Category Archives: Unit 5 – Bluegrass

Unit 5: Bluegrass with Carolyn and Jake

Find Carolyn and Jake’s Hometown Melody now takes us on a journey from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee to meet our next musicians, Carolyn and Jake. Using SG29, help students do the following: Locate Audrey in Atlanta, Georgia. Locate Carolyn and Jake in Nashville, Tennessee. Complete the activity.   PDF Downloads SG29 ↓ Download File Go to…

Lesson 1: Learning “Uncle Pen”

  Aim: What is the form of a bluegrass song? Summary: Students learn to sing “Uncle Pen” and use movement to identify the different parts of bluegrass song form. Materials: Musical Explorers CD or online audio Standards: GA: MK-2GM.1, MK-2GM.2, MK-2GM.3, MK-2GM.4, MK-2GM.6, MK-2GM.7, MK-2GM.8, MK-2GM.9 SC: MGK-2.1, MGK-2.2, MGK-2.3, MGK-2.4, MGK-2.5, MGK-2.6 Vocabulary: bluegrass,…

Lesson 2: Exploring “In the Pines”

  Aim: What gives music its expressive qualities? Summary: Students learn “In the Pines” and explore expressive qualities in music. Materials: Musical Explorers CD or online audio, chart paper, markers Standards: MK-2GM.1, MK-2GM.2, MK-2GM.3, MK-2GM.4, MK-2GM.6, MK-2GM.7, MK-2GM.8, MK-2GM.9, MK-2GM.10 SC: MGK-2.1, MGK-2.2, MGK-2.3, MGK-2.4, MGK-2.5, MGK-2.6 Vocabulary: emotions, mood, waltz   Listen to “In…