• Grade 3 Music
    3

    SINGING

    (natural voice)

    PLAYING

    CREATING

    LISTENING

    (& responding)

    READING/

    NOTATION

    RHYTHM

    steady beat,

    strong/weak

    steady beat,

    strong/weak

    steady beat

    steady beat,

    strong/weak

     

    patterns

          

    patterns

         

    patterns

         

    patterns

           

    patterns

          

    meter groupings

    2/q,  4/q,  3/q , 6/e

    meter groupings

    2/q,  4/q,  3/q

    meter groupings

    2/q,  4/q,  3/q

    meter groupings

    2/q,  4/q,  3/q,    6/e

    meter groupings

    2/q,  4/q,  3/q

    individual  and ensemble

    individual  and ensemble

    individual and ensemble

    individual and ensemble

    individual and ensemble

    MELODY

    melodic contour

    melodic contour

    melodic contour

    melodic contour

    melodic contour

    patterns using

    d-r-m-s-l-d1

    patterns using

    d-r-m-s-l (pentatonic)

    pentatonic melodies on pitched instruments

    patterns

    d-r-m-s-l-d1

    patterns in pentatonic scale

    d-r-m-s-l

     

    scale patterns &

    steps/skips/repeat

    in-tune singing

    pitch matching

    size/source/pitch

     

     

    Steps/skips/repeats and leaps

    good vocal tone

    production

     

     

    5-line staff,

     moveable do

    folk & traditional song repertoire

     

    introduce musical alphabet

    HARMONY

    major/minor

    2 measure ostinato

    ostinato

    major/minor chord changes

    ostinato

    2 and 3 part pentatonic  rounds

    2 part rhythmic score

     layer rhythmic patterns to create texture

    ostinato

     

    2 part rhythmic score

    partner songs

    rhythmic score with multiple parts

     

    2 and 3 part rounds

    2 and 3 part rounds

    pentatonic vocal ostinato

    2 and 3 part rounds

     

     

    FORM

    AB, ABA

    AB, ABA

    AB, ABA

    AB, ABA

    AB, ABA

    musical phrases

    musical phrases

    musical phrases

    musical phrases

    musical phrases

    rondo  ABACABA

    rondo  ABACABA

    rondo  ABACABA

    rondo  ABACABA

    rondo  ABACABA

    intro, coda

    intro, coda

    intro, coda

    intro, coda

    intro, coda

    interlude

    interlude

    interlude

    interlude

    interlude

    EXPRESSIVE QUALITITES

    tempo

     

    tempo

    tempo

    tempo

     

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    D.C. al Fine

    dynamics

    dynamics

    dynamics

    dynamics

    timbre

    timbre

    timbre

    timbre: various instruments

    ritardando (rit.)

    accelerando (accel.) 

    allegro

    andante

    music of many cultures

    un-pitched percussion technique

     

    music of many cultures