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Ms. Arus Andreassian » Music Class Description-4th Grade

Music Class Description-4th Grade

MUSIC
1st TRIMESTER
 
Students perform rhythmic patterns including eighth, quarter, half, notes
Students describe music according to its elements, using terminology of music
Students sing a varied repertoire of music from diverse cultures, including their own
 
 
Students learn thematic songs during the months of October (Armenian Cultural Month, Halloween), November(Thanksgiving), December(Christmas)
 
Students participate freely in singing and listening to Armenian traditional, patriotic, folk and contemporary music and music of different cultures

Students explain the relationship between music and events in history
Students are introduced to Armenian composers (October-Cultural Month)
Students critically evaluate the performance of musicians according to the elements of music.

MUSIC
2nd TRIMESTER

Students continue to sing age appropriate songs from memory in a developmentally appropriate range, work on their tone quality, posture, diction, and breathing; continue to build confidence in solo singing

Students recognize different rhythmic patterns in the music they hear or the music they perform
Students continually learn new music terminology and their knowledge on musical instruments and musical notation is reinforced

Students continue to sing Armenian, American (traditional, classical, patriotic, folk and contemporary) songs and songs of other cultures

Students are introduced to new famous composeres and their music (biographies, Brain, pop, videos, written assignments, puzzles)

Students learn thematic songs for the months of January and February (winter, Valentine's, Vartananz, Paregentan, Presidents' Day)

MUSIC
3rd TRIMESTER

Students continue to sing age appropriate songs from memory in a developmentally appropriate range, work on their tone quality,posture, diction, and breathing; continue to build confidence in solo singing

Students recognize the different rhythm patterns of lyrics and melody lines
Students continually learn new music terminology and their knowledge on musical instruments and musical notation is reinforced
Students recognize ensembles: duet, trio, quartet

Students continue to sing Armenian, America (traditional, classical, patriotic, folk and contemporary) songs and songs of other cultures

Students are introduced to composers from different musical periods and listen to their music
Students are introduced to Armenian composeres and their music

Students learn thematic songs for the months of March and April (spring, Easter, AGBU Founder's Day,Genocide), May and June (Mother's Day, Father's Day, summer)