What we learn in Third Grade Music:
Review all previously studied concepts.
Use correct singing posture.
Sing a varied repertoire of songs using the head voice.
Sing a pentatonic and an extended pentatonic song with pitch accuracy.
Sing rounds and canons.
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 ti tika, and tika ti as one beat pattern.
Identify and demonstrate rhythm patterns that include split ti’s in preparation for internal anacrusis and eighth rest.
Identify and demonstrate tiTA ti as a two beat pattern.
Identify and demonstrate the half rest (rest-two).
Identify and demonstrate ta-a-a-a (whole note) as a four beat rhythm.
Identify and demonstrate a four beat meter when the beat equals a quarter note.
Identify and demonstrate the whole rest (rest-four).
Identify and demonstrate low la (la,) in various l, drm sl patterns.
Identify and demonstrate low sol (sol,) in various s, l, drm sl patterns.
Identify and demonstrate high do (do’) in drm sl d’ patterns.
Identify repeated tones, steps, skips, and leaps in a melodic pattern.
Identify absolute pitch names on the treble clef.
Identify and demonstrate verse/refrain form (AB) and ABA form.
Identify and demonstrate musical terms and symbols,( 4 meter, treble clef, mezzo piano, mezzo forte, fermata, repeat sign, 1st and 2nd endings, D.C. al Fine, Coda).
Achieves National Standards: 3. Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments 4. Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines. 5. Reading and notating music.
Listen to, analyze, and describe musical genres of Latino and Spiritual.
Evaluate music and music performances.
Listen to and identify orchestral families.
Listen to and identify and verse/refrain form (AB) and ABA form.
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.
Cycle Days 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9
Washington Elementary School
Cycle Days 5 and 10