|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Reading Rhythms and Treble Clef|
Read and play various rhythm notation (MU.3.H.3.1)(MU.C.1.1)
Play instruments using appropriate techniques (MU.3.O.1.1)
Sing using appropriate tone quality, intonation, and diction (MU.3.C.1.1)(MU.4.C.1.1)(MU.5.C.1.1)
Perform songs with various forms (MU.3.C.1.4)
Analyze a piece of music to find specific rhythm patterns and meters (MU.4.F.3.1)
Read music from staff notation (MU.4.O.1.1)(MU.5.F.3.1)
Compare and contrast songs in different meters (MU.5.F.3.1)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will read various rhythms and be able to perform them on an instrument.
Students will be able to speak the proper rhythmic syllables to count out each rhythm.
Students will compose their own rhythms.
Students will read different time signatures and figure out how many beats go in a measure of music.
Students will begin to read the Treble Clef, starting with space notes, then line notes, finally both together.
Students will perform on various percussion instruments with proper playing technique.
Students will sing using their appropriate singing voice.
Vocal Warm-up : solfege with hand motions
Reading vocal music
“This Train” (5th)
“Morning Has Broken” (5th)
“I’m Gonna Sing” (4th)
“Pay Me My Money Down” (4th)
“Three Little Birds” (3rd)
“Great Day” (3rd)
“Black Snake” (3rd)
Reading Treble Clef
If time is needed, Beat Buddy Challenge (finding and maintaining a steady beat)
Recorder Unit start the 1st week of October! Be sure to have your recorders in music class by then. Contact Miss Holvey with any questions or concerns.