• First grade classes receive music instruction twice a week for 30 minutes.  This equals 34 hours of general music time (about 6 school days).
     
    Musical Concepts
     
     
    Singing Development/Melody
    Accurate pitch within a limited range
    Sol-Mi
    Canon (Round)
     
    Rhythm
    Quarter note (walk)
    Two eighth notes (jogging)
    Quarter rest (silent) 
     
    Form
    Repeats (copies)
    AAAB, AABA, ABAB, ABAC
     
    Instruments
    Barred instruments
    Nonpitched for sound effects
    Bordun
     
    Improvisation
    Speech
    Rhythmic or Melodic