|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th|
|Unit of Instruction||Welcome to Music Class|
Sing songs with appropriate tone quality, intonation, and diction.
Listen and respond to a steady beat.
Play various borduns on instruments.
Play instruments using appropriate techniques.
Identify an instrument by it’s sound (xylophone, metallophone, and glockenspiel)
Sing pentatonic songs with pitch syllables.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will understand and be able to demonstrate classroom rules and procedures.
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will find and maintain a steady beat to a piece of music.
Students will learn about the instruments in the classroom and how to properly play them (xylophones)
Students will be able to identify the different types of xylophones in the classroom by their sound.
Students will learn simple borduns to play along with a piece of music.
Students will learn and demonstrate a solfege vocal warm-up and use the correlating hand symbols.
Welcome to Music Class
Students will learn where their assigned circle spot is and practice going to their spot.
Go over classroom procedures, rules, and expectations.
Solfege Vocal Warm-up
“Listen to the Sounds of the Instruments”
If time is needed:
Beat Buddy Challenge
Recorders will start the week of October 1st. Please be sure to get your child a recorder for class – they will need it!
Places you can purchase a recorder:
The Music Coach
2430 S Volusia Ave, Orange City, FL 32763
Keyword: Recorder Instrument
We will be using the Soprano Recorder for class – You may get different, fun colors if you would like!