First Grade Music Skills To Review

1.1: Read and notate music including

-High and low pitches using traditional and nontraditional notation

-Rhythmic patterns that include quarter notes and quarter rests using traditional and nontraditional notation

-Identification of basic music symbols including quarter notes, quarter rest, repeat sign

 

1.2: Demonstrate uses of the voice 

-Singing high and low pitches 

-Using the voice in speech and song

-Demonstrating expressive qualities (changes in dynamics and tempo)

 

1.3: Sing a variety of songs alone and with others 

-Match pitch using head voice 

-Sing sol, mi,la songs using echo and ensemble singing 

 

1.4: Play a variety of pitched and non-pitched instruments

-Playing expressively with appropriate dynamics and tempo

-Accompany songs and chants with instruments and body percussion 

-Using rhythmic ostinato to accompany songs and chants using pitched and non-pitched instruments 

-Using proper playing techniques 

 

1.5: Perform rhythmic patterns that include quarter notes and quarter rests using instruments, body percussion, and voice 

 

1.6: Demonstrate the difference between steady beat and melodic rhythm       

 

1.7 Demonstrate melodic rhythm using instruments, body percussion and voice

 

1.8: Respond to music with movement 

-Using locomotor and non-locomotor movement 

-Demonstrating high and low pitches 

-Demonstrating expressive qualities of music including dynamics and tempo 

-Performing line and circle dances 

-Performing dances and other activities from a variety of cultures 

-Dramatizing songs, stories, and poems 

 

1.9: Create music by

-Improvising to enhance stories, songs, and poems

-Composing simple rhythmic patterns using traditional or nontraditional notation

 

1.10: Explore historical and cultural aspects of music by

-Identifying musicians in the school, community, and media

-Describing how people participate in music experiences

 

1.12: Identify the relationships between music and other fields of knowledge

 

1.14: Identify elements of performances that he/she likes or dislikes and explain why

 

1.15: Demonstrate manners and teamwork that contribute to success in the music classroom

 

 

New Skills To Learn In First Grade Music Through The End Of The School Year

1.1: Read and notate music including

-Identifying paired eighth notes, bar lines, measures

1.4: Play a variety of pitched and non-pitched instruments

-Playing two pitch melodies using imitation

1.5: Perform rhythmic patterns

-Paired eighth notes

 

1.9: Create music by

-Improvising vocal responses to given melodic questions

-Improvising body percussion

 

1.10: Explore historical and cultural aspects of music by

-Recognizing how music is used in the customs and traditions of a variety of cultures

-Describing the roles of music and musicians

 

1.11: Identify behaviors appropriate to different types of events/situations

 

1.13: Analyze music by

-Identifying and classifying the timbres of pitched and nonpitched instruments by sounds

-Differentiating vocal and instrumental music

-Distinguishing between accompanied and unaccompanied vocal music

-Recognizing differences in melodic and rhythmic patterns and dynamics

 

1.16: Explain the purposes of music in various settings

 

1.17: Describe personal ideas and emotions evoked by music