|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Instrument Families, Tone, and Musicality|
Singing alone and with others.
Classify orchestral and band instruments as brass, woodwind, percussion, or string.
Sing songs with appropriate vocal quality and diction.
Describe the different timbres of instruments.
Read and identify musical markings.
Read Treble clef.
Read and identify various rhythms.
Play on instruments with proper playing technique.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voice.
Students will be able to identify by sound the members of the string, brass, woodwind, or percussion family.
Students will read Treble clef.
Students will identify and read various rhythms.
Students will play on instruments (recorder, drums, xylophones) with proper playing technique.
Vocal Warm-up (solfege warm-up)
Review classroom rules and procedures.
Introduce “E” on recorder (3rd grade)
Introduce “D” on recorder (4th and 5th)
Please bring recorders!