CURRICULUM

Big Ideas

Learning Targets

  •   Perform music by singing and playing instruments

 

  •   Create music by improvising and composing

 

  •   respond to music by listening, evaluating and understanding how it connects to other areas of life

 

 

  • Students will singa variety of classic folk songs that will encourage pitch matching.

 

  • Students will play the steady beat on an unpitched instrument.

 

  • Students will play simple melodic patterns on a pitched instrument.

 

  • With guidance and support from the teacher, students will recall information from a song's lyrics.

Music Vocabulary

Rhythm

rhythm

beat vs. rhythm

quarter note

quarter rest

2 eighth notes

3 eighth notes

dotted quarter note

dotted quarter rest

Instruments

Movement

Form

Melody

Theory

pattern

solfege

sol - mi

la -sol - mi

call and response

introduction

AB form

ABA form

staff

line/space notes

repeat

dynamics

forte

piano

percussion

xylophone

bordun

recorder

forward/backward

energy

beat vs. no beat

pathways

left/right

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