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    Grade 3 Classroom Music

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    I. Rhythm
    • Perform from notation whole notes, dotted half notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes and their rests using percussion instruments or singing
    • Identify whole notes, dotted half notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes and their rests by name, relationship to each other and beat value
    • Distinguish between duple and triple meter by clapping, playing percussion instruments, singing and listening
    • Identify various time signatures and demonstrate understanding of their application by singing, using body percussion, or playing a percussion instrument

     

    II. Singing
    • Sing with accurate pitches
    • Recognize and sing ascending and decending pitches written on the staff by step 
    • Solfege Sylables forward and backward using hand signals 

    III. Tonality

     Recognize by listening major, minor, and pentatonic tonalities

    • IV. Appreciation
    • Identify ABA form, rounds, and cumulative songs from notation and listening
    • Demonstrate ABA form, rounds, and cumulative songs from notation and listening

     

     

    V. International Folk Music, Game-songs and

        Dances
    • Participate singing in languages other than English
    • Participate in games and dances that incorporate rhythms
    • Performing additional rhythmic percussion parts
    • Discuss cultural significance of songs, games, and dances