1st Grade

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?