Innovative 4-5 Learners (Q1W9-10 Oct. 19-30 2020)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelInnovative 4th and 5th Grade
Week #9-10
Unit of InstructionReading Treble Clef and Rhythms
Standard(s) Taught


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will match pitch.
Students will use sign language while performing songs.
Students will read treble clef.
Students will read various musical notation.
Students will sing/read songs from American history.

Classroom Activities


Solfege vocal warm-up (and sign language)

ABC’s in sign language

Reading Treble Clef

– Go over spaces (FACE)
– Go over lines (EGBDF)
– Use whiteboards to check student understanding

Reading Rhythms
– Review

Fifty Nifty United States
– Go over the 50 states
– Talk about how in older grades you will need to know this knowledge
– Go over lyrics
– Listen to and follow along with the song

Let Freedom Ring
* Singing in parts
* Harmonies

Stand by Me
* Dynamics
* Cresendo, Decresendo
* Reading music

Review Musical Form
* Little Liza Jane
* Never Smile at a Crocodile
Other songs TBA

Assignments Due

Treble Clef Kahoot!

Additional Resources