• headphones 3rd

    3rd Grade students will be working toward the following music objectives:

    - Sing and sign pentatonic (do re mi so la) patterns.

    - Sing simple ostinati (repeated patterns) and rounds (overlapping songs).

    - Play classroom instruments with proper technique.

    - Improvise short rhythms and melodies.

    - Compose (write) short songs and instrumental pieces.

    - Read quarter notes, paired eighth notes, half notes, whole notes, and quarter rests using simple syllables (ta, titi, ta-a, ta-a-a-a, rest).

    - Read pentatonic patterns on the staff using solfege.

    - Use simple music symbols (fermata, repeat sign, double bar line, D.C. al fine).

    - Notate (hear and record) simple rhythms and melodies.

    - Identify simple forms in music.

    - Identify families of orchestral and band instruments.

    - Evaluate performances and compositions using a common criteria.

    - Match music and movement.

    - Identify music from global cultures.

    - Find ways music is used in daily life.

    Song of the Week: Up the Ladder, Down the Ladder