First Nine Weeks Objectives


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    First Nine Weeks -- Music Objectives

     
    Kindergarten 
     
    K.1 Vocal Exploration 
    K.6 Explore historical and cultural aspects of music
    K.12 Loud/quiet; Fast/slow
    K.13 Singing and speaking voice
    K.14 Introduce and play classroom instruments
    K.16 Steady Beat
    K.17  Respond to music with movement: Move its, singing games; play parties
    *Work on fluency---expressive voices 
    Veterans Day songs
     
     

    First Grade

     

    1.1      Create movement

    1.6     Explore historical and cultural aspects of music
    1. 12   Musical comparatives: presto-largo; piano-forte  
    1.13    Singing in tune and matching pitch; Vocal Qualities: Sing, speak, whisper, shout

    1.14    Playing classroom instruments/ steady beat

    1.17    Respond to music with movement

    *Work on fluency---expressive voices, vowel sounds

    Veterans Day songs

     

    Second Grade

    2.1  Creative movement
    2.3  Describe changes in dynamics, tempo and pitch
    2.6  Explore historical and cultural aspects of music
    2.12  Music literacy - Read rhythms
    2.13  Demonstrate 4 voices; Increase pitch accuracy while singing
    2.12  Identify and demonstrate proper playing techniques for classroom instruments -2 part ensembles and bordun   
    2.15  Perform and count rhythmic patterns
    2.17  Respond to music with movement-Move its; play parties, singing games; folk dances;  correlate with grade level social studies if applicable  

    *Work on fluency---expressive voices when reading/ chanting  

    Veterans Day Songs

     

    Third Grade

     

    3.1  Create body percussion and movement

    3.3  Describe musical performances and offer constructive feedback

           Describe changes in dynamics, tempo and pitch

    3.6  Explore historical and cultural aspects of music

           Connect music to National Holidays and National Heritage Months.  

    3.12 Music literacy: read rhythmic and melodic patterns  

             Identify dynamic and temp markings: pp ff  accelerando ritardando

    3.13  Sing in simple harmony: rounds and vocal ostinati

    3.14  Play in multilayer ensembles: arpeggiated and level borduns   

             Accompany songs and chants using body percussion and/or instruments

    3.15  Perform rhythm patterns

    3.17  Respond to music with movement

    Sing “The Star-Spangled Banner”

    Discuss Francis Scott Key

    Songs for Veterans Day program

     *Incorporate social studies: review countries and continents

     

     

    Fourth Grade

     

    4.1  Improvise and/or create body percussion and/or movement.
          Improvise using instruments, voice, music, and creative movement to enhance stories and poems

    4.3 The student will analyze and evaluate music.

    4.6 The student will explore historical and cultural aspects of music.

            Connect music to National Holidays and National Heritage Months.  

    4.12 The student will demonstrate music literacy.
            Read and notate rhythmic patterns that include syncopation (single eighth-quarter note-single
                 eighth), and sixteenth note/eighth note patterns.
            Read and notate melodies containing stepwise motion using traditional notation.

            Use a system to sight-read melodic and rhythmic patterns.

    4.13 The student will develop skills for individual and ensemble singing performance.

             multi-part canons and partner songs  

    4.14 The student will develop skills for individual and ensemble instrumental performance.

             multi-layer ensembles; improvisation   

    4.15 The student will classify, perform, and count rhythmic patterns.
            Perform patterns that include syncopation (single eighth - quarter note - single eighth), and
                 sixteenth note/eighth notes using instruments, body percussion, and voice.
            Use a counting system (rhythm syllables, metric counting).

    4.17 The student will respond to music with movement.

    Songs for Veterans Day Program

    *Incorporate Virginia history/regions—Virginia Rondo/Folk songs

     

     

    Fifth Grade

     

    5.1 The student will improvise and compose music.
           Improvise melodies and rhythms of increasing complexity.
           Improvise and/or create body percussion and/or movement.

    5.3 The student will analyze and evaluate music.

           Use the terminology of dynamics, tempo, tonality, and pitch to describe the contrasts in music.
           Explain theme and variation form.

    5.6 The student will explore historical and cultural aspects of music.
            Identify representative composers and music compositions from different periods of music history.
            Compare and contrast a variety of musical styles using music terminology.

            Connect music to National Holidays and National Heritage Months.

    5.12 The student will demonstrate music literacy.

               Use a system to sight-read melodies based on the diatonic scale.

               Read and notate rhythmic patterns of increasing complexity that include dotted quarter note
                   followed by an eighth note.
              Read and notate diatonic melodies containing skips and leaps.

    5.13 The student will develop skills for individual and ensemble singing performance.
              Sing melodies of increasing complexity notated in varying forms.
              Sing in two- and three-part harmony with the addition of a descant.

    5.14 The student will develop skills for individual and ensemble instrumental performance.

            Play music of increasing difficulty in a variety of ensembles.

            Play melodies of increasing difficulty while reading the treble clef staff.

    5.15 The student will classify, perform, and count rhythmic patterns.
             Perform patterns of increasing complexity that include dotted quarter note followed by an
                    eighth note using instruments, body percussion, and voice.
            Use a counting system (metric counting).

    5.16 The student will demonstrate meter.
               Identify duple and triple meter.

    5.17  The student will respond to music with movement.  

    Songs for Veterans Day