Unit 1: Two-Part Singing: Partner Songs, Rounds and Canons, Root Melodies
Below are some fun rounds similar to those we will be singing in the fall
"Old Abram Brown," by Benjamin Britten:
"Old Abram Brown is dead and gone you'll never see him more. He used to wear an old brown (grey) coat all buttoned down before."
"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.