Third Grade


Third Grade Musicians

meet every three days for 45-minute classes.

Musical demonstrations are scheduled for:

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

  • 3/4 meter signatures,
  • Dotted half note,
  • Upbeats
  • Conducting in 2/4, 4/4 and 3/4, meter
  • Unit on styles of music that includes introduction to African, Blues, Spiritual, Jazz and Gospel music.
  • Introduction to playing the recorder.
  • Dvorak-"New World Symphony"
  • Solfege pitches and intervals of Low sol and low la 
  • Extended Do pentatonic scales.
  • Exposure to music writing software
  • Experiences composing and playing original compositions.