3rd & 4th Grade

3rd Grade
 
Fall 2020: 
- Identify between steady beat and rhythm 
- Decode the rhythm of a song using eighth, quarter, half, whole notes and rests 
- Sing songs using la, sol, mi, re, do while matching hand signs 
- Learn how to read the lines and spaces on the Treble Clef
- Play a variety of classroom instruments

Spring 2021:
- Continue reading the notes of the Treble Clef
- Continue finding our best singing voice in a variety of folk songs 
- Practice sixteenth note rhythms
- Sing songs using the following solfa hand signs: low do, re, mi, sol, la, high do 
- Identify meters of 4, 3, and 2
- Play and learn about a variety of classroom instruments 
 
4th Grade
 
Fall 2020:
- Practice reading the lines and spaces on the Treble Clef
- Sing songs using do, ti, la, sol, fa, mi, re, do while matching hand sings 
- Decode the rhythm of a song using eighth, quarter, half, whole notes and rests
- Learn how to play the recorder via Google Classroom!
 

Spring 2021:
- Continue learning how to play a variety of the songs on the recorder and earning different belts in Recorder Karate 
- Read and improvise a variety of rhythmic and melodic passages
- Prepare to join the 5th Grade band, choir, or orchestra next year at Hillcrest Intermediate! 
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