1st Grade Vocal Essentials Guide Quarter 4

Skills and Content
Standards
Key Vocabulary
Resources
Assessments
Essentials
21st Century Skills
Important to Know and Do




Recognize no sound on the beat
Analytical Thinking

1e, 5b, 6a, 6e, 8b, 9a

Unit 5
Lesson 1
Informal Assessment
TE pg.161
Written Assessment
RM 5-4
Identify la in relationship with so and mi
Analytical Thinking
so, mi
staff
higher
1e, 2a, 3a, 5d, 6e, 8b
la
Unit 5
Lesson 2
Informal Assessment
TE pg. 165
Read quarter rest as no sound to beat
Anaytical Thinking

5a, 6e
ta rest,
quarter rest
Unit 5
Lesson 3
Informal Assessment
TE pg.169
Read and sing pitches mi, so and la from notation
Analytical Thinking
Communicating

staff
so, mi, la
1b, 1e, 2d, 2e, 5b, 5d, 6c, 8b

Unit 5
Lesson 4
Informal Assessment
TE pg. 173
Written Assessment
RM 5-10
Identify AB and ABA form
Collaborating
Communicating
Finding and Evaluating Information

patterns, repeat sign
1e, 2a, 3b, 4a, 5d, 6a, 6d, 6e, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
form,
AB, ABA
Unit 6
Lesson 1
TE pg. 129
LM 9
Unit 6
Lesson 3
Informal Assessment
TE pg.197
Activity
TE pg. 203-204
Follow "Develop"

Significant Task

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1st Grade
Significant Task - Semester 2(End of 4th Quarter)
Lesson Title
Create and perform a rhythm using quarter and eighth notes and quarter rest
Objectives
To understand the difference betwen quarter and eighth notes and quarter rest
To use manipulatives to create a rhythm
To perform a created rhythm
To add so, mi, la to created rhythm
Materials
1st Grade Spotlight on Music Book
Quarter and eighth notes and quarter rest note cards: Teacher created or purchased
Rhythmically Moving CD 1
Resource Master 5-8
Standards
1:Sing alone and with others
2:Performing on instruments, alone and with others
4:Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines
5:Reading and Notating music
6:Listening to, analyzing and describing music
21st Century Skills
Communicating
Collaborating
Analytical Thinking
Problem Solving
Finding and Evaluating Information
Creating and Innovating
Process
Review vocabulary of quarter and eighth notes pg. 100Play the rhythm of "Quaker Quaker" pg. 100 on a rhythm instrumentListen and patsch with the beat "Johnny's Flea" pg. 160 and recognize the silent beat​Recognize which beats have one sound, two sounds and no sound pg.161Play instruments while demonstrating rhythm to "Little Black Bug" pg. 168-169​
Resource Master 5-8

Duration
5-7 classes
Assessment
Use the note cards to create their own 4 beat ostinato.(Only use one rest)
Perform the ostinato to "Happy Feet" from Rhythmically Moving CD 1(Performance Ostinato Rubric)
Create melody using so, mi, and la to their ostinato
Play created melody on step bells (Performance Rubric)
Performance Ostinato Rubric
E
97-100%
Student performs created ostinato to music
P
84-96%
Student performs created ostinato
I
76-83%
Student inconsistently performs ostinato
N
75-0%
Student cannot create or perform the ostinato