Tonal: Two-Part Singing (Partner Songs, Rounds and Canons, Root Melodies---see videos and notation below)
Rhythm: Write a Limerick: Mind the Rhythms!
Below are some rounds similar to those we have been singing:
Review our work on rhythms in three-meter. Fill in several writing pages, or copy and create rhythms onto a sheet of paper. Perform your creation! Have fun!
"Dynamite," by Taio Cruz as a four-part round:
The Rain Song:
Louisiana Mud Slap!!
Let's Make our OWN one of these!!
Unit 3: Harmonic Movement: Leading Tones and Chord Progressions
We will be starting ukulele!!
We will be using the Kala MK-S Makala Soprano Ukulele in third and fifth grade. Please click the CURRICULUM button on the homepage to see when we will be using these instruments!
If you wish to purchase your own instrument to practice at home, please click the link below! This make and model is a terrific price and has been used in Peabody Public Schools for a few years now. It sounds beautiful and is reliable; it comes highly recommended by several uke players and teachers!
Ukulele Chords for Beginners:
Ukulele Songs to Learn at Home
Summer activity: Music Theory Lapbooks!
We are preparing for fourth grade recorder! What better way than to take some time this summer and make your own lapbook to bring to class! Click on the link below to download and print the pages below to make your lapbook! Decorate any way you like!
Please review these helpful images.