Students in Kindergarten through 5 receive music class once per our
6-Day cycle.
 
music roommusic room
 
Here are some highlights of the exciting things
happening in our Music Classroom!
 
triangle
Kindergarteners play unpitched INSTRUMENTS such as a triangle
while learning to keep a STEADY BEAT.
 
Peter Rabbit song
Kindergarteners sing a variety of songs related to the seasons. 
Here they are singing a song about Peter Rabbit. 
They use their INDIVIDUAL SINGING VOICE to echo the names of the vegetables
Peter Rabbit ate in Mr. McGregor's garden.

 
rhythm stickssinging
Students participate in many SINGING and RHYTHM ACTIVITIES.
 
 
dancedance
First graders learn SIMPLE FOLK DANCES from MANY DIFFERENT CULTURES.
 
metallophone
Students play many instruments such as the XYLOPHONES and METALLOPHONES.
 
singing
 Students sing a variety of songs including AMERICAN FOLK SONGS.
 
rhythm cards
Second graders learn to READ AND CREATE rhythm patterns.  An early step in MUSIC LITERACY.
 
recordersrecorders
Third graders learn to play RECORDERS. 
This experience is a great introduction to playing a band or string instrument in 4th grade.
 
singing
Fourth graders use the skills we have worked on in past years and create FULL PERFORMANCES including pitched instruments such as xylophones,
unpitched instruments such as tambourines, and singing.

creating music
Fifth graders are COMPOSING class songs which include creating words, rhythms, and a melody.  They will put these musical elements together to create a performance of their song. 
 
tubano drums
Fifth graders also enjoy learning how to play AFRICAN TUBANO DRUMS.

 

 

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