Yearly Music Curriculum Guideline School Year – 2011-2012

 

                                                            Grade Level – 5th Grade

 

                                    Rhythm                              Melody                    Form                   Harmony/Timbre

August

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 4/4, 2/4, 2/2, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests

Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do, Line & Spaces Treble Clef,

Verse/Chorus,

Major/Ionian, Key Signature, Percussion Family, Concert Band, Marching Band

September

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 4/4, 2/4, 2/2, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests, Sixteenth Notes

Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do, Lines & Spaces Treble Clef,

Verse/Chorus

Major/Ionian, Percussion Family, Concert Band, Marching Band

October

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 6/8, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests, Dotted Notes

La-Ti-Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La, Lines & Spaces-Treble Clef

Verse/Chorus, Simple Binary

Minor/Aolian, Woodwind Family, Brass Family, Trios, Quartets, Quintets

November

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 3/4, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests, Sixteenth Notes, Dotted Notes

Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do, La-Ti-Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La

Verse/Chorus, Simple Binary

Major/Ionian, Minor/Aolian, String Family, Full & String Orchestra

December

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 2/2, 6/8, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests, Sixteenth Notes, Dotted Notes

Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do, La-Ti-Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La

Verse/Chorus, Simple Binary

Major/Ionian, Minor/Aolian

January

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 2/2, 6/8, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests, Sixteenth Notes, Dotted Notes

Instruments & Voice -Ionian Mode

Round, Canonic Imitation

Recorder/Orff Instruments & Voice -Ionian Mode

February

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 2/2, 6/8, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests, Sixteenth Notes, Dotted Notes

Instruments & Voice – Aolian Mode

ABA – 3 Part Form

Recorder/Orff Instruments & Voice – Aolian Mode

March

Steady Beat, Time Signature Mixed Meter 4/4 and 6/8,

Instruments & Voice - Dorian Mode

Rondo

Recorder/Orff Instruments & Voice – Dorian Mode

 

April

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 2/2, 6/8, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests, Sixteenth Notes, Dotted Notes

Instruments & Voice - Dorian Mode, Lines & Spaces-Bass Clef

Rondo/Theme and Variations

Recorder/Orff Instruments & Voice – Dorian Mode

 

May

Steady Beat, Time Signature, 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 2/2, 6/8, Quarter Notes/Rests, Eighth Notes/Rest, Half Notes/Rests, Sixteenth Notes, Dotted Notes

Instruments & Voice – Ionian, Aolian, Dorian Modes, Treble & Bass Clef Lines & Spaces

Rondo/Theme and Variations

Recorder/Orff Instruments & Voice – Ionian, Aolian, Dorian Modes,

 

Performance Opportunities:

            All 5th Grades – Veteran’s Day Performance

            Con Brio – select 5th graders are involved in this ensemble which performs in December and April.

            Holiday Celebration – select 5th grade classes will perform and present their grade level.