Welcome to 4th Grade Music!
Unit 1: Rhythm
Students are learning the basics of music: beat and rhythm. Students have practiced reading and playing quarter notes, eighth notes, and quarter rests.
They have arranged the rhythm to the song "Grizzly Bear" and practiced steady beat through song and dance.
Songs: Hiccupp Buttercup, Tick Tock, Grizzly Bear
Unit 2: Instrument Families
Students are learning to identify instrument by sight and sound. Students are grouping instrument of the orchestra into families. They matched instrument pictures to the instrument names and discussed how instruments produce sounds.
Unit 1: Recorders, How to Play
Left hand on top, cover the holes completely, and use soft air.
Unit 2: Recorders, Simple songs using 3 notes
Left hand on top, cover the holes completely, and use soft air. Perform Hot Cross Buns, Gently Sleep, and Merrily We Roll Along using 3 notes (G, A, and B).
Recorder Songs Link: http://www.odogy.com/LearnToPlayRecorderSongs/RecorderAce/RecorderAce.aspx
JoyTunes Recorder Game: http://www.joytunes.com/master/