Curriculum Overview

  • Throughout the year, 5th 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
    • Musical Scales and Melody vs. Harmony
    • Rhythmic Notation (Syncopation, Ta-ka-di)
    • Native American Music
    • Incidental Music
    • Continuing Recorder
    • Theme and Variations
    • Jazz and Blues
    • Poetry and Music
    • Instrument Families
    • Improvising and Composing
    • Future Musical Opportunities

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