|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||3rd, 4th, 5th Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Folk Stories, Folk Songs, and World Music|
Creat stylistically appropriate accompaniments on percussion instruments: xylophones (MU.3.H.1.3)
Read rhythms of various combinations in various meters (MU.5.F.3.1)
Sing songs from different cultures (MU.4.C.1.2)
Play instruments of various combinations that create different textures (MU.4.C.1.4)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will play on xylophones and recorders with proper playing technique.
Students will listen to multiple folk stories from different cultures and discuss them (similarities, differences, etc.)
Students will sing folk songs that go along with each folk story.
Begin “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” – F# on recorder (introduce, review)
Spring Performance pieces
Introduce “Abby Yo Yo”
“Oh Danny Boy”
“Pat Works on the Railway”
“A Ram Sam Sam”
If more time is needed play music game.
Please bring recorders to class!