Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade Musicians

meet every three days for 45-minute classes.

 A Musical demonstration is scheduled for:


      Concepts addressed in the Music curriculum include a continuation and review of all Fourth Grade objectives while expanding to include:

  • Sixteenth notes and all combinations,
  • Major and Minor scales,
  • Review of Instruments in the Orchestra, 
  • I and V chords and their function in the major scales.
  • Experiences creating and playing original compositions including Quartets.

Centers are used in this year to provide
 enrichment activities that include:

  • Learning about composers
  • Using music software
  • Keyboard instruction
  • Music literacy (reading and writing)
  • Playing melodic and rhythm instruments alone and with others


At the end of the year students apply all music concepts taught to compose Quartets!