Third Grade Music Skills To Review

 

3.1: Read and Notate music

-Identify written melodic movement as step, leap, or repeat 

-Demonstrating the melodic shape of a written musical phrase

-Reading and notating rhythmic patterns that include sixteenth notes

-Explaining the functions of basic musical symbols 

 

3.2: Sing songs alone and with others

-Singing in tune with a clear tone quality 

-Singing melodies within the range of an octave 

-Singing with expression, using a wide range of tempos and dynamics

-Singing rounds, partner songs, and ostinatos in two part ensembles 

-Maintain proper posture for singing 

 

3.3: Play a variety of pitched and nonpitched instruments alone and with others

-Play music in two-part ensembles 

-Playing with expression using a wide range of tempos and dynamics 

-Demonstrating proper playing techniques 

 

 3.4: Perform rhythmic patterns

-Sixteenth notes

 

3.6: Respond to music with movement

-Create movement to illustrate rondo form 

-Perform non-choreographed and choreographed movements including line and circle dances 

-Performing dances and others music activities from a variety of cultures

 

3.9: Demonstrate audience and participant behaviors appropriate for the purposes and settings in which music is performed

 

3.10: Describe the relationships between music and other fields of knowledge

 

3.11: Analyze music by

-Identifying and explaining examples of musical form

-Identifying instruments from the four orchestral families visually and aurally

-Listening to and describing basic music elements, using music terminology

 

3.12: Evaluate and critique music by describing music compositions and performances

 

3.13: Collaborate with others to create a musical presentation and acknowledge individual contributions as an integral part of the whole

 

3.16: Describe why music has quality and value

 

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

 

3.1: Read and Notate music

-Using traditional notation to write melodies on the treble staff 

-Reading melodies of increasing complexity based on a pentatonic scale

-Dividing rhythms into measures

-Reading and notating rhythmic patterns that include single eighth notes, eighth rests, and dotted half notes

 

3.2: Sing songs alone and with others

-Singing melodies written on the treble staff 

 

3.3: Play a variety of pitched and nonpitched instruments alone and with others

-Playing melodies written on the treble staff

-Accompanying songs and chants with I and V(V7) chords

 

3.4: Perform rhythm patterns

-Single eighth notes, eighth rests, and dotted half notes

 

3.5: Demonstrate understanding of meter

-Determining strong and weak beats

-Performing sets of beats grouped in twos and threes

 

3.6: Respond to music with movement

-Illustrating sets of beats grouped in twos and threes

 

3.7: Students will create music

-Improvising rhythmic question and answer phrases 

-Improvising accompaniments and ostinatos

-Composing pentatonic melodies using traditional notation 

 

3.8: Explore historical and cultural aspects of music

-Recognize four music compositions from four different periods of music history and identifying composers 

-Listen to and describe examples of nonwestern instruments 

 

3.11: Analyze music by

-Comparing and contrasting stylistic differences in music from various styles and cultures

 

3.14: Examine ways in which the music of a culture reflects its people’s attitudes and beliefs

 

3.15: Explain personal motivations for making music