In 1st Grade music class we will…
Read, Sing, Play and Create rhythms including ta the quarter note, ti-ti the eighth notes and the quarter rest
Read, Sing, Play and Create melodies using skips and steps with the pitches sol, mi, and la
Describe and Move to demonstrate dynamics – forte and piano
Describe and Move to demonstrate tempo – allegro and largo
Describe, Sing, Play, Create and Move to musical forms with A and B sections
Identify and Describe symphonic instrument families – strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion
Here are a few great games and resources for 1st grade musicians:
I Know a Shy Fellow Who Swallowed a Cello
In 1st Grade we are talking about tempo. We moved to some Hungarian Dances by Brahms, using different types of movement for faster tempos and slower tempos.
How did Warner Brothers change the animation in this video to match the tempos? What are some things done at different speeds?