Week of February 23rd

Kindergarten:  Introduce tempo through moving and singing.

First Grade:  Introduce tempo through moving and singing.

Second Grade: Explore and define dynamics: forte and piano.

Third Grade:  Listen to and write rhythm patterns using quarter, half and beamed notes and rests.

Fourth Grade:  Listen to, identify and define rhythms using quarter, eighth, half and beamed sixteenth notes and rests.

Fifth Grade:  Explore basic materials, construction, and sound production of fretted instruments.

Sixth Grade:  Explore basic materials, construction, and sound production of fretted instruments.

Week of February 9th

Kindergarten:  Continue to explore loud and soft through singing and movement.

First Grade:   Continue to explore loud and soft through singing and movement.

Second Grade:  Learn about the role of tempo in music through listening and singing.

Third Grade:  Learn about accent marks in music. Demonstrate understanding through playing rhythm instruments.

Fourth Grade:  Review eighth, quarter and half notes/rests.  Introduce whole note and rest.

Fifth Grade:  Continue to explore the history and style of Blues music.

Sixth Grade:  Continue to explore the history and style of Blues music.

Week of February 2nd

Kindergarten:  Introduce loud and soft through singing, playing and moving to music.

First Grade:  Introduce loud and soft through singing, playing and moving to music.

Second Grade:  Experience various tempos through singing, playing and moving

Third Grade:  Introduce quarter and half note durations.

Fourth Grade:  Expand understanding of notes and rests by introducing beamed sixteenth notes.

Fifth Grade:  Explore Blues history and style through listening and discussion.

Sixth Grade:  Explore Blues history and style through listening and discussion.

Week of January 26th

Kindergarten- Introduce the violin and drum as key members of the string and percussion families.

First Grade – Introduce the violin and drum as key members of the string and percussion families.

Second Grade – Identify similarities and differences between notes and rests.

Third Grade – Learn about the orchestra and most notable composers of the Baroque Period.

Fourth Grade – Identify important Classical composers and learn about the Classical orchestra.

Fifth Grade – Explore orchestral and concert band instruments.

Sixth Grade – Learn about rhythm dictation using meters of 3 and 4.

Week of January 20th

Kindergarten- Introduce the violin and drum as key members of the string and percussion families.

First Grade – Introduce the violin and drum as key members of the string and percussion families.

Second Grade – Identify similarities and differences between notes and rests.

Third Grade – Learn about the orchestra and most notable composers of the Baroque Period.

Fourth Grade – Explore woodwind instruments.

Fifth Grade – Explore woodwind instruments.

Sixth Grade – Learn about rhythm dictation using meters of 3 and 4.

Anderson Glee Club!

singersGlee Club Details:

  • Open to 4th, 5th & 6th grade students interested in singing.
  • Meet on Fridays from 3:15 – 4:00 p.m. in the music room.  We will begin and end on time to assure a clear pick-up time for parents.  Please be sure to arrange transportation home.
  • If we have enough students dedicated to attending club meetings regularly, we might make the Spring program a Glee program!! :)
  • No cost to participate.
  • An informational letter will go home in next Wednesday’s home folder.
  • We will be singing a variety of music, but focusing on musicals and popular songs.
  • Within the next couple weeks, a separate Glee Club page will be created on this site for members.  It will provide music examples, practice files and general information about the club.