Kindergarten: Aurally recognize the difference between the woodwind and percussion families.
First Grade: Aurally recognize the difference between the woodwind and percussion families.
Second Grade: Continue learning about music form – ABA. Discover Latin music.
Third Grade: Understand various musical forms and purpose of repeat sign.
Fourth Grade: Explore musical form. Understand the purpose of an introduction before a song begins.
Fifth Grade: Rap Project – Finalize preparation for original rap performance.
Sixth Grade: Commercial Project – Begin creating, arranging and saving music for jingle.
Kindergarten: Listen and identify the difference between adult and children’s singing voices.
First Grade: Listen and identify the difference between adult and children’s singing voices.
Second Grade: Describe song sections by using letters (AB) or words (verse/chorus).
Third Grade: Compose a melody using pitches Do, Mi and So to fit with eight measures of rhythm.
Fourth Grade: Recorders – Recognize major and minor elements in a recorder song. Define harmony.
Fifth Grade: Rap project – Create a backing track. Fit phrasing and rhythm of lyrics to original backing track.
Sixth Grade: Commercial project – Compose catchy lyrics for a 4 - 8 measure jingle.
Kindergarten: Listen to, clap and echo simple rhythms using “found sound instruments”.
First Grade: Listen to, clap and echo simple rhythms using “found sound instruments”.
Second Grade: Describe difference between pitched and non-pitched percussion instruments. Play non-pitched percussion instrument.
Third Grade: Compose 8 measures of rhythm in a meter of 4 using half, quarter and beamed eighth notes and half and quarter rests.
Fourth Grade: Play a song on recorder at a steady tempo.
Fifth Grade: Rap project: Create a backing track and fit phrasing and rhythm of lyrics to track.
Sixth Grade: Commercial project: Choose dynamics, tempo, and instrumental arrangement of live ostinato accompaniment for jingle.
Kindergarten: Demonstrate understanding of long and short sounds through movement.
First Grade: Demonstrate understanding of long and short sounds through movement.
Second Grade: Define percussion and identify three instruments in the percussion family.
Third Grade: Learn about the Classical Period (1750-1820). Name two composers from the Classical Period.
Fourth Grade: Recorder: Learn about tempo and define “molto”. Review recorder songs from past few weeks.
Fifth Grade: Decide on theme and form for the rap project.
Sixth Grade: Choose a product for commercial project. Demonstrate understanding of rhyming phrases.
Kindergarten: Identify and imitate long and short sounds.
First Grade: Identify and imitate long and short sounds.
Second Grade: Aurally and visually identify members of the string family.
Third Grade: Compose eight measures of rhythm in a meter of 4.
Fourth Grade: Demonstrate basic recorder techniques and fingerings for B, A, and G.
Fifth Grade: Review and recognize AB and ABA form. Describe compositional elements of rap.
Sixth Grade: Describe two music elements used when creating a commercial. Commercial unit – Lesson one.
PERFORMANCE DAY!! :-)
Students need to be in their rooms (see below) by 5:40 p.m. Please do not bring students to the school before 5:15 p.m.
First Grade: Music Room
Students need to wear their solid bright color shirt, jeans (or dark pants or leggings) and comfortable shoes.
This is a short program, so we should be done by 6:30-6:40 p.m.