|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Melody, Harmony, Form, and Music Theory|
Perform songs with various forms.
Play songs using letter names B, A, G.
Listen and identify phrases and forms.
Perform on mallet instruments.
Sing songs based on the pentatonic scale.
Sing songs that reflect appropriate dynamics, tempo, articulation, mood.
Sing songs with tempo changes.
Identify different musical terminology.
Singing alone and with others.
Move to show a steady beat.
Learn how music relates to the other arts and other school subjects.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will perform B,A,G notes on the recorder.
Student will read the Treble Clef.
Students will play E on the recorder and play a song with E in it (4th and 5th).
Students will continue to memorize their winter performances pieces.
Students will sing using their proper singing voice.
Students will perform on xylophones and recorders with proper playing technique.
Students will learn and perform a line dance while maintaining a steady beat and moving to the music.
Student will learn the history of line dances and how they are important in American history.
Hot Cross Buns Warm-up
Gently Sleep (3rd grade)
It’s Raining (4th and 5th grade)
In the Bleak Mid-Winter (4th and 5th grade)
Recorder Centers (if time)
4 centers: Test center, Treble Clef Center, Xylophone Center, Rhythm Center
Winter Performance Pieces
Xylophone (4th and 5th)
Patty Cake Polka
Musical Form Practice (3rd grade)
Be sure to bring recorders to class!!