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 sing a variety of classic folk songs that will be based on a pentatonic melody.

 

  • Students will play on a pitched instrument using at least three pitches.

 

  • Students will read and/or write basic notation based on Indiana indicators

 

Music Vocabulary

Rhythm

Melody

half note

half rest

dotted half note

whole note

whole rest

quarter eighth

eighth rest

question/answer

meter

simple duple meter

compound duple meter

single eighth note

ostinato

tie

mi-re-do

step/skip/repeat

unison

question/answer

tonal center

do pentatonic

Form

Harmony

question/answer

AABA

ABBA

coda 

phrase

partner songs

canon/round

ostinato

Theory

measure

improvisation

bar line

double bar line

time signature

do clef

Movement

Instruments

body percussion

woods

metals

alternating mallets

pitched/unpitched

metallophone

glockenspiel

simple bordun

broken bordun

in/out

folk dance

longways set

formation

levels

travelling

stationary

play parties

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