I am thrilled that the Anoka Hennepin district now has Kindergarten specialist classes. I see these students once a week for 30 minutes. This will serve as an introduction to music so they are ready for the more rigorous first grade materials.
The major outcomes will be keeping a steady beat, pitch matching, understanding form, and the differentiation of loud and soft, fast and slow, high and low.
Walk and jogging exploration to prepare for first grade introduction of quarter and eighth notes
Vocal exploration of the four voice qualities- talking, whispering, singing, and shouting
Preparing the minor third (Sol - Mi)