|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Celebrating Black History Month|
Discuss how music was influence by events and people in American History (MU.3.H.2.1)
Creat stylistically appropriate accompaniments on percussion instruments: xylophones (MU.3.H.1.3)
Identify solo voices with or without accompaniment (MU.3.H.1.3)
Perform songs using appropriate dynamics, tempo, articulation, style, and mood (MU.4.C.1.1)
Rehearse a song in “chunks” to aid in memorization (MU.4.C.1.2)
Listen and identify various dynamics, tempos, and articulations (MU.4.O.1.1)
Read from notation and sing songs containing rhythms of various combinations in various meters (MU.5.C.1.1)
Compare and contrast songs in different meters and styles (MU.5.F.3.1)
Sing songs with appropriate vocal technique and tone quality (MU.5.C.1.1)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will listen to and understand various African American spirituals.
Students will learn about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.
Students will learn and be able to identify a Call and Response song.
Students will play on xylophones and recorders with proper playing technique.
Students will begin learning and memorizing their Spring Performance pieces.
Students will read and identify notes on the Treble Clef.
Students will sing using their proper singing voices (appropriate tone, dynamics, etc.)
Recorder Centers (if class has not completed activity)
– Introduce low D on recorder
Follow the Drinking Gourd
Wade in the Water
Spring Performance pieces
Please bring recorders to music class!