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For 1st Grade

I Can Statements for Music
Music-note

1st Grade

*Note: The highlighted areas come from our textbook.
It covers the elements of music and is part of a spiraling curriculum.

Unit 1 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 3.1.1; SC-P-MF-U-4, 5)

·       I can tell you why we hear sounds.

·       I can tell you different places we hear music.

·       I can tell what a patriotic song is.

·       I can tell you what a Bluegrass song is.

·       I can tell you what game and action songs are.

·       I can tell you what spiritual songs are.

·       I can tell you what a work song is.

·       I can tell you what a lullaby is.

·       I can identify different kinds of songs.

·       I can show a steady beat.

·       I can show the melody with my hands. (pitches)

·       I can move to different tempos.

Unit 2 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 1.2.1, 2.1.1, 3.1.1)

·       I can tell you about Native American Music.

·       I can tell you about Native American Dance.

·       I can tell higher and lower sounds.(pitches)

·       I can pick out soft and loud sounds. (dynamics)

·       I know why we express ourself. (in music and speaking)

·       I can use my body to create body percussion patterns.

Unit 3 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 2.1.1, 3.1.1)

·       I can tell you about Colonial American Music.

·       I can tell you about Colonial American Dance.

·       I can move to show long and short sounds.

·       I can identify higher and lower instrument sounds.(melody)

 

Unit 4 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 2.1.1, 3.1.1)

·       I can tell you about Appalachian Music.

·       I can tell you about Appalachian dance.

·       I can identify and show longer and shorter movements to sounds in a song.

·       I can identify higher and lower instrument sounds.

Unit 5 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 3.1.1, 4.1.4)

·       I can read notes and move to the rhythm.

·       I can clap word rhythms to show 1 and 2 sounds to a beat.

·       I can recognize different instrument sounds.(Tone Color)

·       I can recognize tone color in different voices.

·       I can read and clap patterns using simple rhythmic symbols.

Unit 6 (AH-EP 1.1.1, 2.1.1, 2.2.1, 3.2.1, 4.2.1)

·       I can tell about African music.

·       I can tell about African dance and perform it.

·       I can tell how an African drum is made.

·       I can clap the rhythm of a song.

·       I can move to show changes in tempo.

·       I can play and sing softer and louder.(dynamics)

·       I can tell when parts of music change from one section to another. (ex. AB pattern)

·       I can tell you what a musical is.