AREAS OF MUSICAL STUDIES - GRADE 1

  • AREAS OF MUSICAL STUDIES - GRADE 1

    1. Pitch

    *Knows the difference between high & low sounds. *Identify melodic direction as upward, downward or repeated. *Identify melodic direction as upward, downward or repeated on a staff.  

     

    2. TONE COLOR

    *Hear, play, and identify classroom percussion instruments *Identify instruments from 4 orchestral families (flute, violin, trumpet, tympani) *Identify music & instruments from different cultures(koto, maracas, etc.)

     

    3. DYNAMICS

    *Responds to & identifies loud and soft.

     

    4. TEMPO

    *Recognizes when musical tempo changes. *Identifies & moves to slow and fast tempos.

     

    5. RHYTHM

    *Respond to the steady beat by clapping, walking, running, skipping, galloping, sliding, playing classroom instruments *Recognize & perform rhythm patterns using syllables for quarter, beamed eighth notes and quarter rest- tah/ ti-ti/ sh

     

    6. FORM

    *Sing & Identify Verse-Refrain/ Introduction and solo/chorus

     

    7. NOTATION

    *Identify a Quarter note, Quarter rest, and beamed 8th notes (1 beat) *Recognize line and space notes and their postitions on the staff (line 1, space 2, etc.)

     

    8. GENERAL

    *Participate in class activities & performances - sings action songs, singing games, holiday songs, and     dances from our country & other cultures

    *Listen attentively and follows directions

    *Practice appropriate concert behavior