What We Learn in Fourth Grade Music

 

What we learn in Fourth Grade Music:

 

Review all previously studied concepts.

 

Perform

  Use correct singing posture.

  Sing a varied repertoire of songs using the head voice.

  Sing an incomplete diatonic with pitch accuracy.

  Sing partner songs and countermelodies.

  Play a steady beat on an instrument (alone).

  Play the rhythm of a known song using known rhythms.

  Use instruments properly.

Achieves National Standards: 1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. 2. Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

 

Literacy and Application

  Identify and demonstrate tom-ti / ti-tom as two beat patterns (dotted quarter, eighth note).

  Identify and demonstrate internal and external anacrusis (upbeat).

  Identify and demonstrate ta-a-a (dotted half note).

  Use triple meter.

  Identify and demonstrate fa in various drmfs patterns.

  Identify and demonstrate half and whole steps.

  Identify various vocal and instrumental performance ensembles.

  Identify and demonstrate rondo form.

  Identify and demonstrate musical terms and symbols (ritardando, accelerando, moderato, flat, sharp, natural, key signature, slur).

Achieves National Standards: 3. Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments 4. Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines. 5. Reading and notating music.

 

Cultural Connections

  Listen to, analyze, and describe musical genres of opera and musical theatre.

  Evaluate music and music performances.

  Listen to and identify rondo form.

  Listen to and identify individual orchestral instruments.

  Understand relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.

  Understand music in relation to history and culture.

Achieves National Standards: 6. Listening to, analyzing, and describing music. 7. Evaluating music and music performances. 8. Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts. 9.Understanding music in relation to history and culture.

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Contact Ms. Wood

Linda Wood

linda.wood@ops.org

Springville Elementary School 
7400 N. 60th St. 
(402) 572-0130

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Washington Elementary School 

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