Welcome to Mrs. Daubenspeck’s MUSIC room!
The students at Nance are training to be musicians. This year the first grade will be learning these concepts:
September: Matching pitch/ Singing in tune
October: Crescendo/ Decrescendo (Gradually getting louder/ quiet), Ostinato on Xylophones, Preparing Sol, Mi
November and December: Preparing for First Grade Christmas Program Dec. 14
January: Identify/Practice Quarter note, quarter rest, eighth note
February: Identify Rallentando/Accelerando (Gradually getting slower/faster) , Identify Sol, Mi, La, Identify Melodic Contour
March: Identify duple/ triple meter, Identify Instruments of the Orchestra
April: Identify Strong beat/ weak beat, Play simple pattern on xylophone, Identify verse/refrain, Identify Solo/ Chorus
May: Respond to unfinished pattern on xylophone, learn square dancing
There is SO much more we do in music class every day! You are always welcome to come watch or even participate in our classes and activities!
Please feel welcome to check my daily schedule and see when your child has music and ask them what they learned today.