4th grade

Tall Tale

Lyrics Out in the garden pickin’ peas, I thought I heard a chicken sneeze. He sneezed so hard with a whoopin’ cough, He sneezed his head and tail right off! I like to use this chant with improvisation and composition …

Recorder Songs DGB

Songs Reveille (Section A) Warm Your Hands (countermelody) See also Recorder Songs & Resources

Sing a Song of Sixpence

Lyrics 1. Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye. Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie. When the pie was opened the birds began to sing; Wasn’t that a dainty dish to set before the king? …

Recorder Songs GBD’

Song In Some Lady’s Garden Trampin’ See also Recorder Songs & Resources

Sibelius lessons

My school has installed the Sibelius music writing program on a few computers that I have in my room. I let the 4th and 5th grade students use it a couple of times per year. I don’t feel like I …

4th Grade Melody Lessons & Resources

Review Singing Voice High & Low / Up & Down Do-Re-Mi Pentatonic Scale Mi-So-La Introduce Absolute note names Recorder notes: GAB Assessments Composition Elements of Music Notation Lines & Spaces Recorder Assessments Recorder Links recorder songs & resources recorder compositions …

Recorder Assessments

Notes G,A,B Written Assessment       Performance Assessment – See Down By the Station Rubrics         Notes E,G,A,B Performance Assessment – See Train’s Off the Track Rubrics        Notes D,G,A,B Performance Assessment – See Down By the Station Rubrics   …

Pre-K / Preschool through 5th Music Lesson Plans

Curricular Charts Pre-K Lessons K-5 Instruments of the Orchestra K – Celebrations K – Melody K – Rhythm 1st – Melody 1st – Rhythm 2nd – Melody 2nd – Rhythm 3rd – Melody 3rd – Rhythm 4th – Melody 4th …

4th Grade Rhythm Lessons & Resources

Review quarter note, quarter rest eighth notes, eighth rest (see quarter & eighth note resources) half note, half rest whole note, whole rest dotted half note sixteenth notes meter in 2 & 3 (see meter in 3) Introduce sixteenth rest syncopation …

Blues Songs

Songs Backwater Blues Brown’s Ferry Blues City Blues Deep-River Blues Freight Train Blues I’m Going Down the Road Feeling Bad (Lonesome Road Blues) Joe Turner Blues Lonesome House Blues St. Louis Blues Worried Man Blues See also jazz activities

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