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 pentatonic melodies in both duple and triple meter

 

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

 

Music Vocabulary

rondo

theme & variations

verse/refrain

direction

contour

counter melody

sequence

interval

la pentatonic

tempo

syncopation

sixteenth notes

simple triple meter

simple quadruple

anacrusis

Movement

Instruments

Theory

Harmony

Form

Melody

Rhythm

partner songs

canon/round

ostinato

Treble clef

staccato

legato

instrument families

ensemble

level bordun

direction

body facing

mixer

Recorder

tonguing

C'

A

D'

G

E

C pentatonic

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