|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Rhythm|
Creating rhythm patterns that include various rhythms.
Rearrange rhythmic patterns to create new phrases.
Compare the use of rhythmic patterns to patterns in math or art.
Sing using appropriate tone quality, intonation, and diction.
Play various ostinato accompaniments on various instruments.
Play instruments using appropriate techniques.
Reading musical notes and understanding musical terminology.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using appropriate tone quality, intonation, and diction.
Students will be able to read basic rhythms and be able to compose their own rhythms for the class to perform.
Students will perform on instruments using the proper playing technique.
Students will learn a patriotic song and the sign language that goes along with the piece.
Students will begin to learn the notes of the Treble Clef and show their knowledge with a Treble Clef music game.
Students will learn a basic xylophone song with melody and accompaniment.
Welcome and vocal warm-up
America the Beautiful (3rd grade – possibly 4th and 5th)
Reading Treble Clef (after class is comfortable/understand rhythms)
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