|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th|
|Unit of Instruction||Recorder and Musicality|
Sing songs with various rhythm patterns.
Read and play rhythms that include quarter notes, eighth notes, half notes, and whole notes.
Listen and respond to a steady beat.
Compare the use of rhythms to math.
Sing using appropriate tone quality, intonation, and diction.
Play instruments with appropriate techniques.
Sing songs with rounds, canons, and various harmonies.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using singing voices.
Students will play songs including the notes B,A,G and E and D (4th and 5th)
Students will be able to read the Treble clef.
Students will continue to memorize their winter performance pieces.
Students will sing in parts.
Students will be able to sing a round.
Warm-up with Hot Cross Buns
Continue on with Gently Sleep and Merrily We Roll Along
If students understand, begin playing pieces in parts.
Winter Performance Pieces
Practice parts, memorization, singing voices, movement
Singing in a Round
If more time is needed, introduce Kookaburra, a song from Australia which is also a round
Remember to bring your recorder to class!
Singing parts for Winter performance pieces can be found on YouTube if students want to practice at home (parent permission)