Curriculum Overview

  • Throughout the year, 4th 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 (Ta-ka-di-mi)
    • Reading the Treble Clef Staff
    • Beginning Recorder
    • Melodic Contour
    • Form and Patterns
    • Canons/Rounds and Partner Songs
    • Ragtime, Jazz, and Blues
    • Improvising and Composing

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