3rd Grade

In 3rd Grade music class we will…

Read, Sing, Play and Create rhythms using the rhythms ta the quarter note, ti-ti the eighth notes the quarter rest, ties, half note and new rhythms including whole note, tikatika sixteenth notes, and separated eighth notes in 2 and 4 meter

Read, Sing, Play and Create melodies using the pitches of the extended pentatonic scale: low sol, low la, do, re, mi, sol, la and high do

Describe and Move to demonstrate dynamics – fortissimo, forte, mezzo forte, mezzo piano, piano, and pianissimo

Describe and Move to demonstrate tempo – presto, allegro, moderato, andante and largo

Describe, Sing, Play, Create and Move to large and small musical forms in abac, AB, and ABA form

Identify and Describe instruments within symphonic instrument families – strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion and visit the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at the Meyerson Symphony Center

Improvise melodies and rhythms on classroom instruments using known rhythms and pitches