5th Grade Music Class

  • What we are learning and working on in music class:

    • Recorders!
      • We've learned 4 notes and have been working on 2 songs with recorders
    • Steady beat and rhythm
      • Reading, performing and creating steady beat and rhythm patterns.
    • Improvisation
      • Creating and performing creative patterns thought of by the student.
    • Auxilary percussion and sound effects
      • This has been one of our biggest projects so far. We are creating our own sound effects to accompnay a silent film, Silly Symphony - Skeleton Dance (by Walt Disney Animations).
    • Instrument introduction
      • We reviewed instrument options for the beginning instrumental music program (band and orchestra).
      • Each week we listen to and discuss a new instrument, some classical and some from different cultures around the world.
    • Singing
      • We have reviewed solfege, and songs that develop singing voices.