1st Grade Music

Welcome 'Bach' to School!
 
 



What Will First Grade Learn in Music?

RHYTHM

Steady beat

Quarter note (Ta)

Sound vs. silence

Silence = Quarter rest

Ta and Ta-Di

Fast/Slow


MELODY

Melody direction: High/low and Up/down

Vocal repertoire:

Patriotic Music

Action Songs

Rhyming Songs

Grandparents Song

Solfege: Do Re Mi Sol


HARMONY

Echo singing


FORM

Same/Difference

Phrase


TIMBRE

Identify unpitched instruments

Vocal qualities: Speak/sing/whisper/shout

Dynamics: Loud/quiet

Staccato vs. legato


INSTRUMENTS

Unpitched percussion instruments: Wood/metal/skin

Mallet technique