Grand Meadow ISD 495‚Äč

710 4th Ave NE  PO Box 68  Grand Meadow, MN 55936  Phone: 507-754-5318  Fax: 507-754-5608

 
 
ELEMENTARY MUSIC COURSE OF STUDY

Music Course of Study for Elementary
 
Kindergarten and First Grade
Sing together and individually
Keep beat by clapping or marching
Music vocabulary: beat, rhythm and melody, loud and soft
Recognize a quarter note as a beat
Use sol-fege syllables (do, re, mi and so on)
Listen to and appreciate music
 
Second Grade
Count beats by clapping or marching
Focus on individual singing
Exploring music
Movement to music and rhythm
 
Third Grade
Sing as a group and individually
Recognize the order of notes on lines and spaces, especially in treble clef
Note values for the following notes: whole, half, quarter and eighth
Use instruments to accompany poems and songs
 
Fourth Grade
Learn to play the recorders
Partner and individual singing
Music note identification
Reading music using the treble clef
 
Fifth Grade
Sing traditional American folk songs and learn American music history
Time signatures and note values
Musical vocabulary and dynamics
Sing in groups (harmony)
Read music—music notes on a staff
 
Sixth Grade
Band option for students
Sing traditional American folk songs and learn American music history
Time signatures and note values
Musical vocabulary and dynamics
Sing in groups (harmony)
Read music—music notes on a staff