During the year, 4th grade will be:
  • Play recorder - those needing to order one should send $5 to Mrs. Swartz before Sept 15th.
  • Learning and singing music from and about Wisconsin
  • Using their music reading skills while playing the recorder
  • Using their music writing skills with composition projects
  • Singing in 2-part canon
  • Reading letter names of G-Clef or Treble clef
  • Learn about form in music - Rondo, Theme and Variations, D.C al fine, Coda
  • Learn rhythm syllables of ti-ti-ka and ti-ka-ti as well as 1/8th rest
  • Study musical theater and woodwind instruments using Meredith Willson's Music Man
  • Study harmony and chord changes
  • Studying music from Midieval, Baroque, and Renaissance time periods