|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||4th and 5th Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Intro to Music|
Sing songs from diverse cultures.
Read half, quarter, and eight notes in duple meter.
Identify ways music relates to social studies.
Identify uses of music in everyday life.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will understand music room rules and procedures.
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will read simple rhythms.
Students will learn about the instruments in the music room and how to play them properly.
Students will learn about patriotic music as well as music from around America.
Music class introduction – go over rules and procedures
Ice Breaker Name Game
Body Percussion exercise – rhythm and listening
Patriotic music and music of America
Li’l Liza Jane
– Discuss background of each song, go over lyrics, define form and musical textures.
If more time is needed, Beat Buddy Challenge (rhythm and listening challenge)
More information on Treblemakers Music Club and Recorders will be coming home in the next few weeks – Keep eyes open!