Curriculum Overview

  • Throughout the year, 3rd grade students will be developing the following musical concepts and skills through movement, singing, instrumental, and composition activities and games. Students will have opportunities to work and create individually as well as in groups. Feelings of respect, equality, and individual voice will be fostered in all units.

    • Steady Beat
    • Rhythmic Notation (Whole Notes, Dotted Half Notes, and Rests)
    • Solfege (DRMSL)
    • Major vs Minor Music
    • Form and Patterns
    • Chords
    • Introduction, Interlude, and Codas
    • Canons/Rounds
    • Music and Children's Literature
    • Improvising and Composing

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