Camden-Rockport Middle School

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Grade 5 General Music
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COURSE/SUBJECT TITLE: General Music

GRADE LEVEL: 5th

LENGTH OF TIME: One Quarter (40 minutes every other day)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The main components of 5th grade general music program are making, reading, listening, and moving to music.  Students work with a hands-on approach to music making/learning.   Students learn a varied repertoire of music, with an emphasis on folk music.

ESSENTIAL OUTCOMES:

REPORTING STANDARD: Listening and Movement

  1. Students will identify and demonstrate the following rhythms: quarter note, eighth note, quarter rest, half note, and syncopated eighth note and quarter note patterns.
  2. Students will be able to recognize melodic intervals and songs through solfege and understand the relationship between the two.
  3. Students will demonstrate understanding of musical form, meter, and rhythm through basic dance.

REPORTING STANDARD: Literacy

  1. Students will understand and demonstrate the major scale up and down with solfege hand signs and syllables.
  2. Students will actively listen and evaluate a variety of music using musical language, description, and eurhythmics.
  3. Students will sight read rhythm and pitch in standard musical notation.

REPORTING STANDARD: Creating and making music

  1. Students will sing and play rhythm instruments on a varied repertoire of music in unison, rounds, partner songs, and ostinatos.
  2. Students will demonstrate understanding of the overall ensemble and how their part fits into the whole both musically and collaboratively.

KEY VOCABULARY:

Balance Harmony Percussion
Beat Improvisation Repeat sign
Brass Melody Strings
Family of Instruments Ostinato Woodwinds

EVIDENCE/ASSESSMENTS:

Rhythm dictation worksheets

Writing assignments/ essays

Performance

TEXTS AND OTHER RESOURCES:

Making Music Silver Burdett series grade 5

Teacher generated listening maps

Teacher generated listening dictation charts

 
Outcomes: