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3rd Music Scope & Sequence

Key Questions:

What is Orff Schulwerk?
What is the pentatonic scale?
What is improvisation?
What can songs tell us about who we are and the world we live in?
How do people make music?

Focus Points:
Introduction to basic Orff through the soprano recorder
Discuss ideas and concepts that emerge from musical activities
Explore musical breadth and diversity and examine the social history of music
Snapshot:
Games include musical skills such as listening, rhythm, dynamics, melody, rhyme, tempo, timbre, and songwriting
Children learn performance skills with at least two major performances; Follies and May Festival