K: How do you show loud sounds in music? How did the loud sounds in Trepak make you feel?
1: What did Tchaikovsky do to make the first beat of each measure of Trepak so exciting?
2: Can you sing in a round correctly? How do you know you are singing/hearing a song in a round?
3: What does an accent do to the feeling of "Trepak"? What do dynamics like accents do to music?
4: What do you know about Tchaikovsky? What in his life contributed to the sound of his music?
5: What is the purpose of the form of the "Nutcracker March?"
Here are some updates of what went on in the month of November! First grade practiced their "rowing" listening to a song called "My Paddle" and fifth grade practiced putting musical notes in proper solfege order for a major scale!
K: What kind of pattern did we use in "The Nutcracker March"? How do you know?
1: How is "The Nutcracker March" put together? How do you know?
2: What kinds of things are we going to get to learn about in our performance unit?
3: What is the form of "The Nutcracker March"? How do you know?
4: What is a musical accent? How do you use forte dynamics on your recorder?
5: How do you know when you hear a minor song?
General Music Specialist