AREAS OF MUSICAL STUDIES - GRADE 3

  • AREAS OF MUSICAL STUDIES - GRADE 3

     

    1. PITCH

    *Knows the difference between high & low sounds.

    *Identify melodic direction as upward, downward or repeated.

    *Recognizes line and space notes and their positions on the staff.

    *Accurately repeat pitches of sol, mi,la,re & do (5-3-6-2-1).

     

    2. Tone Color

    *Hear, play, and identify classroom percussion instruments

    *Identify families of orchestral instruments (string, woodwind, brass, percussion)

    *Identify instruments from orchestral families and their different tone qualities (flute, violin, trumpet, tympani)

     

    3. DYNAMICS

    *Responds to & identifies loud and soft.

    *Identifies & Performs Forte (f) and Piano (p) and their symbols.

    *Identifies and performs crescendo & decrescendo symbols on instruments.

     

    4. TEMPO

    *Knows term "tempo" means "speed." *Identifies & performs fast & slow, faster & slower, gradually faster & gradually slower

     

    5. RHYTHM

    *Responds to the beat by clapping, walking, running, skipping, galloping, sliding, playing classroom instruments, or chanting

    *Recognize & performs rhythm patterns using whole, half, dotted half, quarter, eighth notes and corresponding rests.

    *Use classroom instruments to accompany rhythm activities

     

    6. FORM

    *Sing and identify same and different sections of musical form.

     

    7. NOTATION

    *Identify a staff, treble clef, bar lines, measures, and double bar lines.

    *Identify repeat signs, fine, D.C. al fine, coda

    *Identify fermata, sharp, and flat symbols.

    *Identify staccato and legato symbols.

    *Identify a Quarter note, Quarter rest, and beamed 8th notes (1 beat)

    *Identify half notes, half rests (2 beats each)

    *Identify whole notes, whole rests (4 beats each)

    *Identify dotted half notes (3 beats each)

    *Identify 2/4, 3/4, and 4/4 meters

    *Identify the 5 lines and 4 spaces on the Treble Staff by letter names