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Provo City School District

Spring Creek Elementary School

Last modified: January 21, 2020

Curriculum

Kindergarten

  • In tune singing
  • Beat & Rhythmic Feeling
  • Musical Opposites: fast/slow, loud/soft, high/low
  • Creative movement

1st grade

  • In tune singing
  • Melodic learning – mi, so, la
  • Rhythmic notation – ta, ti-ti, rest
  • Creative movement to classical music

2nd grade

  • In tune singing
  • Melodic learning – do, re, mi, so, la (pentatonic scale)
  • Rhythmic notation – half note, sixteenth notes
  • Creative movement and improvisation

3rd grade

  • Beginning part singing – rounds, ostinatos
  • Melodic learning – low la, low so, high do
  • Rhythmic notation – sixteenth notes, syncopation
  • Absolute note names (A,B,C,D,E,F,G)

4th grade

  • Part singing – two part harmony, rounds
  • Melodic learning – fa, ti (half vs. whole steps)
  • Rhythmic notation – dotted quarter notes
  • Beginning key signatures

5th grade/6th grade

  • Part singing – chordal harmony
  • Melodic learning – major/minor scales
  • Advanced key signatures
  • Listening and Analyzing art music
  • Composition – Theme and Variations