|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Celebrate America!|
Sing songs in various forms while matching pitch and tone (MU.5.C.1.1)
Read from notation and sings songs containing rhythms of various combinations in various meters (MU.5.C.1.1)
Perform songs using appropriate dynamics, temp, articulation, style, and mood (MU.4.C.1.1) (MU.3.C.1.1)
Listen and perform music that reflect American History (MU.4.H.2.2)
Play instruments of various combinations that create different textures (MU.4.C.1.4)
Sing songs with appropriate vocal quality, intonation, and diction (MU.4.C.1.2)
Discuss how music was influenced by events and people in American History (MU.3.H.2.1)
Read rhythm patterns that include quarter notes, eighth notes, quarter rests, and sixteenth notes (MU.3.S.3.5)
Listen and respond to a steady beat (MU.3.C.1.1)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will learn, understand, and demonstrate the rules of music class.
Students will sing using their proper singing voices.
Students will play various instruments using the proper playing technique.
Students will discuss American history, particularly the Revolutionary War, and how that effected music.
Students will learn and perform American Sign Language to go along with two important songs from American history.
Students will read various rhythms and perform them on instruments.
Students will sing and perform an American folk dance (3rd grade only)
Students will be able to identify the different xylophones in the music room.
Students will discuss sound and how all sound is (or is not?) music (class debate) (4th and 5th grade only)
Welcome to music class, review rules and procedures.
Grand Old Flag
America the Beautiful
Sounds All Around Us (4th and 5th)
John Kanaka (3rd Grade)
Gypsy in the Moonlight (3rd grade)
Down, Down Baby (3rd Grade)
Listen to the Instruments
If time is needed Beat Buddy Rhythm Challenge or Doggy Doggy Music Game
Recorders start in October. Information on where to purchase recorders will be sent home soon.
Treblemakers Elementary Music Club will be starting in September. Sign-up information will be sent home in the next few weeks.