|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Welcome to Elementary Music|
Singing alone and with others.
Playing various instruments alone and with others.
Understanding relationship between music and American History.
Singing in various voices (sing, talk, whisper, shout)
Perform folk dances from different cultures.
Find and maintain a steady beat.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will learn, understand, and demonstrate the rules of music class.
Students will sing using their proper singing voice.
Students will play on xylophones with proper playing technique.
Students will learn about two important songs from American history and perform them with proper singing voice.
Students will learn about American Sign Language and how to perform it along with a song (America the Beautiful).
Students will use different types of voices for the song “Sounds All Around Us.”
Students will find and maintain a steady beat while listening to a piece of music.
Welcome to Music Class
Teacher will go over classroom rules and procedures.
Ice Breaker Bingo
America the Beautiful
Grand Old Flag
Sounds All Around Us
Listen to the Sounds of the Instruments
Beat Buddy Challenge
Recorders will begin in October. Information will be sent home regarding where to purchase recorders.