What We Learn in First Grade Music

 

What we learn in First Grade Music:

 

Review all previously studied concepts.

 

Perform

 

  Use correct singing posture.

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

  Demonstrate the difference between heartbeat and rhythm.

  Sing a pentatonic song with pitch accuracy.

  Play a steady beat on an instrument (with others).

  Play the rhythm of a known song

  Demonstrate rhythmic ostinati.

  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 heartbeat.

  Use basic rhythm patterns.

  Identify and demonstrate the rhythm ta.

  Identify and demonstrate the rhythm ti ti.

  Identify and demonstrate the rhythm ta rest.

  Identify and demonstrate an understanding that ta, ti ti and the ta rest are each the duration of

one heartbeat.

  Identify and demonstrate two-beat rhythmic ostinati.

  Identify and demonstrate melodic patterns that ascend, descend, or stay the same.

  Identify and demonstrate the melodic notes sol and mi.

  Identify and demonstrate the melodic note la in various mi-sol-la patterns (sol-la-sol-mi).

  Use duple meter.

  Identify and demonstrate form (question/answer, same and different phrases.)

  Identify and demonstrate musical terms and symbols (staff, line note, space note, note head stem, beam and piano, forte, presto, largo

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 music.

  Evaluate music and music performances.

  Listen to and identify form (question/answer, same and different phrases.)

  Listen to and identify classroom instruments (triangle, tambourine.)

  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. 

 

 

Contact Ms. Wood

Linda Wood

linda.wood@ops.org

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

Cycle Days 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9

 

Washington Elementary School 

5519 Mayberry St.
(402)554-8690

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