3rd Grade Overview

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Third grade Music

     In third grade students have moved on from the primary grades into intermediate elementary experience. Students who enjoy singing and dancing will be allowed to join choir this year. During music class students will learn more advanced musical concepts and participate in more challenging musical ensembles. This may include drum ensembles with multiple patterns and 3 part rounds.

New concepts include:

  • Rhythm
    • Time signatures and measures.
  • Melody
    • Recognizing notes on the treble clef staff
    • 3 part rounds
  • Timbre or Sound
    • Introduction to families of instruments
  • Form
    • AB/verse and refrain
    • Canon
    • D.C. al fine D.S al fine.