North Putnam Community School Corporation
Music K-12

Music - Grade 3

Grade 3

Students in grades kindergarten through grade three (K-3) are provided with a balanced, comprehensive music curriculum that is developmentally appropriate in the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains. Instruction is designed to enable students to connect, examine, imagine, define, try, extend, refine, and integrate music study into other subject areas. Activities and experiences in music are designed for students to develop a respect for the art of music and to build the foundation for music literacy. Students begin to develop competency in the following:

-    singing, alone and with others, using a varied repertoire;
-    performing on instruments, alone and with others, using a varied repertoire;
- improvising;
-    composing and arranging music;
-    reading and notating music;
-    listening to, analyzing, and describing music;
-    evaluating music and music performances;
-    understanding relationships between music and the other arts and disciplines outside the arts; and
-    understanding music in relation to history and culture.


Singing

    Singing: warm-up
The learner will be able to sing warm-up exercises while listening for good diction, posture, and tone quality. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.1.1.
Strand Source
Sing: short song Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Singing: a capella
The learner will be able to sing a capella (unaccompanied) with appropriate dynamics and phrasing. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.1.2.
Strand Source
Sing: short song Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Singing: memorized
The learner will be able to sing a memorized song that emphasizes the cultural heritage of class members. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.1.3.
Strand Source
Sing: short song Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Singing: ostinato
The learner will be able to sing an ostinato or partner song while maintaining a steady tempo. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.1.4.
Strand Source
Sing: short song Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Singing: follow
The learner will be able to follow the conductor. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.1.5.
Strand Source
Sing: short song Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Playing

    Playing: given
The learner will be able to play a given pitch pattern. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.2.1.
Strand Source
Playing Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Playing: echo
The learner will be able to echo rhythmic or melodic patterns. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.2.2.
Strand Source
Playing Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Playing: easy
The learner will be able to play an easy ostinato accompaniment independently. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.2.3.
Strand Source
Playing Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Playing: maintain
The learner will be able to maintain a steady beat on a percussion instrument. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.2.4.
Strand Source
Playing Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Playing: short
The learner will be able to play a short melody using appropriate dynamics. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.2.5.
Strand Source
Playing Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Playing: instrument
The learner will be able to play an instrument with a group, following the cues of a conductor. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.2.6.
Strand Source
Playing Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Reading

    Reading: write
The learner will be able to read and write whole, half, quarter, and eighth notes and rests in 2/4 and 4/4 time signatures. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.3.1.
Strand Source
Reading: use Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Reading: pitch
The learner will be able to read pitch notation by the letter names on the lines and spaces of the treble clef. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.3.2.
Strand Source
Reading: use Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Reading: identify
The learner will be able to identify melodic direction in written pitch notation as moving up or down by steps or skips. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.3.3.
Strand Source
Reading: use Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Reading: explain
The learner will be able to identify and explain dynamic markings for forte, mezzo forte, mezzo piano, piano, crescendo, and diminuendo (decrescendo). IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.3.4.
Strand Source
Reading: use Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Reading: symbols
The learner will be able to identify and explain the symbols for a fermata, octave, and D.C. al fine. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.3.5.
Strand Source
Reading: use Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Improvising

    Improvising: respond
The learner will be able to respond on a melodic or rhythmic instrument to teacher given phrases. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.4.1.
Strand Source
Improvising: Respond Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Improvising: create
The learner will be able to create simple rhythmic or melodic ostinatos on a traditional or non-traditional instrument. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.4.2.
Strand Source
Improvising: Respond Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Improvising: invent
The learner will be able to invent short songs or pieces using several types of sounds. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.4.3.
Strand Source
Improvising: Respond Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Composing

    Composing: create
The learner will be able to create a song with the teacher's guidance, and record it either on tape or by notating it. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.5.1.
Strand Source
Composing: Help Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Composing: notate
The learner will be able to notate a short melody. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.5.2.
Strand Source
Composing: Help Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Composing: play
The learner will be able to play a short melody using traditional or non-traditional sounds. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.5.3.
Strand Source
Composing: Help Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Listening

    Listening: diagram
The learner will be able to diagram music forms such as AB or ABA. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.6.1.
Strand Source
Listening: Hand Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Listening: use
The learner will be able to use movement to indicate changes in the form of the music, and talk about those changes. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.6.2.
Strand Source
Listening: Hand Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Listening: write
The learner will be able to write a glossary of musical terms. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.6.3.
Strand Source
Listening: Hand Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Listening: identify
The learner will be able to identify various instruments by sight or sound. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.6.4.
Strand Source
Listening: Hand Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Listening: movements
The learner will be able to use movements to democstrate understanding of the musical events being heard. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.6.5.
Strand Source
Listening: Hand Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Understanding

    Understanding: compare
The learner will be able to compare and contrast two or more meanings of terms used in the arts. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.7.1.
Strand Source
Understanding: Talk Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Understanding: relate
The learner will be able to relate ideas learned or discussed in music to other situations in life. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.7.2.
Strand Source
Understanding: Talk Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Understanding culture

    Understanding: identify
The learner will be able to identify familiar pieces of music from other eras. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.8.1.
Strand Source
Understanding: name Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Understanding: piece
The learner will be able to identify a piece of music from a cultural background in addition to those represented in the class. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.8.2.
Strand Source
Understanding: name Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Understanding: discuss
The learner will be able to discuss suitable music for special occasions and rituals. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.8.3.
Strand Source
Understanding: name Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Evaluating

    Evaluating: compare
The learner will be able to compare two or more performances and compositions. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.9.1.
Strand Source
Evaluating: listen Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Evaluating: discuss
The learner will be able to discuss likes and dislikes of musical examples using familiar musical terms. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, 3.9.2.
Strand Source
Evaluating: listen Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

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