K- ...continue learning about our four voices, especially focusing on vocal exploration and singing voice; we also will begin comparing different kinds of music such as marches and lullabies. Ask your child about "Three Little Muffins."
1st- ...continue using our singing voices in a variety of ways, especially focusing on high and low sounds. Ask your child about "Peanut Butter"
2nd- ....continue distinguishing between high/middle/low (sol-mi-do). We are understanding how melodies are more interesting with variety. Ask your child about "Mouse, Mousie."
3rd- ....continue singing rounds to understand how harmony makes music more interesting. We will also look at what makes melodies more interesting. Ask your child about "Sweetly Sings the Donkey".
4th -...continue working on music for our concert "Go West!" Save the date for Nov. 22, 2011 at 7:00pm. We're learning about the exciting period of westward expansion and why it was an important part of American history. Ask your child about "Go West."
5th-...continue learning about how scales are the foundation for songs and we will begin creating good melodies of our own! Ask your child about "Whacky Do Re Mi."