|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th|
|Unit of Instruction||Music Theory and Performance Assessment|
Perform songs with various forms.
Singing alone and with others.
Perform on mallet instruments.
Reading the Treble Clef.
Sing songs that reflect appropriate dynamics, temps, articulation, and mood.
Sing songs with tempo changes.
Learn how music relates to other arts and other school subjects.
Play songs using letter names B,A,G, and E.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will learn how to play the note E on the recorder.
Students will perform multiple songs using the notes B,A,G, and E on the recorder.
Students will read the Treble Clef.
Students will continue to work on memorizing and performing their winter performance pieces.
Students will sing with their strong, supported, singing voice.
Students will perform on xylophones and recorders with proper playing technique.
Students will critique their own performances (singing, recorder, and xylophone).
In the Bleak Mid-Winter (4th and 5th)
Gently Sleep (3rd)
Winter performance pieces
If time is needed: Musical Form and/or Rhythm Land activity
Be sure to bring recorder to music class and practice Winter Performance pieces!