Music

KINDERGARTEN

  • sing old songs and explore new songs
  • explore rhythm through body movement and use of rhythm instruments
  • introduce sign language with songs
  • explore music through nature and everyday surroundings
  • explore music notes and symbols

1ST GRADE

  • sing old songs and learn new ones
  • explore rhythm through body movement and use of rhythm instruments
  • introduce treble clef and notes
  • explore instruments of band/orchestra
  • introduce bass clef and notes
  • learn sign language for selected songs
  • explore music through nature and everyday surroundings
  • explore music with kazoos

2ND GRADE

  • sing old songs and learn new ones
  • explore rhythm through body movement
  • review treble and bass clef staffs and notes
  • explore instruments of band/orchestra
  • introduce note values and rests
  • introduce measures, bars and time signatures
  • learn sign language for selected songs
  • explore music through nature and everyday surroundings

3RD GRADE

  • sing old songs and learn new songs
  • explore round and parts singing
  • review basic music theory
  • explore instruments of band/orchestra
  • music application using boomwhackers and recorders
  • introduce music history/famous musicians

4TH, 5TH & 6TH GRADE

  • sing old songs and learn new songs
  • explore history of music/famous musicians
  • community service or field trip to musical event
  • explore instruments of the band or orchestra