Elementary Music
5th Grade

The 5th grade students will be working on rhythmic and melodic notation and performing in groups.  They are beginning the semester learning about the basics of the Recorder.  They will work on proper hand position, posture, breathing, sound production, and reading skills.  The goal is for them to be able to perform for the winter and spring concerts.

4th Grade

The 4th grade students will begin the year focusing on rhythm.  They will learn notation, reading, and counting.  They will also learn about percussion instruments and all of the work and time that goes into performing.  Their final goal will be to prepare several selections to perform at the winter and spring concerts.

3rd Grade

The 3rd Grade students will be starting the year learning the basics of music.  They will learn about duration, pitch, tempo, and dynamics.  At the end of the unit they will have a better understanding of how music is created.  They will prepare some selections to perform at the winter and spring concerts.