|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th|
|Unit of Instruction||Music of America|
Read from notation and sing songs containing rhythms of various combinations and various meters.
Demonstrate proper techniques with instruments
Improvise the rhythm of a phrase of a familiar song to create variation
Sing songs in various forms while matching pitch and tone
Read music from staff notation
Identify instruments from various cultures
Sing part songs
While listening to music, move to show a prominent feature of the music
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voice.
Students will play instruments with the proper technique.
Students will begin to learn to read the Treble Clef.
Students will describe the musical form of each song they sing.
Students will keep a steady beat.
Students will learn of songs from around America as well as patriotic songs.
Students will learn about the water cycle (5th)
Students will sing a part song (5th)
Students will come up with their own movements to go along with a piece of music (5th)
Songs from America
Reading Treble Clef
The Wheel of the Water (5th grade) – across the curriculum (science)
Students interested in joining the Treblemakers Elementary Music Club – Permission slips are due Friday.