|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Melody and Music Theory|
Perform songs in various forms.
Perform on mallet instruments.
Play songs using letter names BAG.
Sing songs with appropriate tone quality, intonation, and diction.
Play instruments using appropriate techniques.
Sing songs with various rhythm patterns.
Listen and respond to steady beat.
Perform songs from memory.
Compare music to patterns in math.
Compare music to the other arts (dance, drama).
Sing patriotic songs from American culture.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will begin working on and memorizing their Winter Performance pieces.
Students will play on xylophones and recorders with proper playing technique.
Students will perform America the Beautiful with appropriate singing voice and sign language.
Students will compose their own rhythms during music centers.
Student will be able to find and maintain a steady beat.
Students will read Treble Clef notes while performing on xylophones and/or recorders.
Students will match pitch.
Students will understand how music correlates with dance and drama with the Winter Performance.
Welcome, Vocal Warm-up
America the Beautiful with sign language
Twinkle Twinkle on Xylophone (Winter Performance 3-5)
Winter Performance pieces
Recorders (week of Oct. 1st)
Music Centers (if needed)
*** Students will rotate between 4 stations and complete work in each station to turn in
If time is needed, Beat Buddy Challenge (finding and maintaining a steady beat)
Recorders start the week of Oct. 1st! Please bring recorders to music class! If you are having trouble finding a recorder to purchase or have questions, please contact Miss Holvey(email@example.com)