K-5 Music Curriculum
The PCSD music curriculum centers on building strong foundations in music for future learning. Our curriculum closely follows the New York State Arts Standards for Music: Create, Perform, Respond, and Connect. We focus on using singing voices, internalizing and moving to the steady beat, playing classroom instruments, and foundations of reading music.Our Music Vocabulary includes...
6 Elements of Music: Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Timbre, Form, ExpressionBeat, Rhythm, Pitch
Tempo - fast/presto slow/largo
Dynamics - loud/forte soft/piano
Form -- AB, ABA, verse/refrain, ostinato, theme/variations, verse/refrain
performer, conductor, composer, improvise
4 Basic Voices - talk, sing, whisper, shout
Music Room Rules
1. Be respectful and polite.
2. Be safe.
3. Be a good listener and follow directions.
4. Take good care of classroom instruments.
5. Try your best!