Music

Grades 1 - 5 Music taught by Jacqui Kiernan!

Welcome to music at Crossfield Elementary School where the aim is to foster a love and appreciation of music in your children!

OBJECTIVES IN MUSIC THIS YEAR

  • To develop an awareness of many kinds of music and many cultures, through listening, moving, singing, and playing instruments
  • To further develop the ability to read and sing, in tune, a large variety of songs
  • To use a large variety of instruments to develop the ability to hear and read music, to provide accompaniments to songs, and to use as a means to create original compositions
  • To develop self-expression and a response to music, as well as understanding of form, through creative movement and dance

TIME ALLOTMENT

All areas will be covered in an integrated program throughout the year

The following areas will be emphasized in different months

  1. listening, moving, singing, unpitched percussion instruments
  2. Thanksgiving Songs and activities
  3. Halloween Songs and Activities
  4. Remembrance Day Songs
  5. Christmas Concert
  6. reading and writing, singing, dance
  7. St. Patrick’s Day Songs and dance
  8. toned instruments –recorders grades 4+5, xylophones and boomwhackers grades 1-3
  9. Easter Songs and activities
  10. creating music
  11. culmination with favourite activities from throughout the year
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