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Silver Burdett Making Music

Fifth Grade

 

September:

 

Concept: Beat/Rhythm

Concept Lessons:

Unit 1, Lesson 4, Syncopation

Unit 2, Lesson 4, Sixteenth/eighth note combinations

Ti ti-ki, ti-ki ti

Unit 3, Lesson 3, meter

Unit 3, Lesson 4 and Unit 4, Lesson 4, Dotted rhythms

 

Composer: John Philip Sousa

Listening Lessons:

Stars and Stripes Forever

The Thunderer (in book)

Semper Fi

 

Seasonal Songs:

None in book, plenty in Music K-8

 

Regular Songs:

Mango Walk pg 200 (also in MMH pilot materials: the movement!)

Zum Gali Gali, pg 401

The Ash Grove, pg 114

 

 

October:

 

Concept: Melody

Concept Lessons:

Unit 1, Lesson 8, Pentatonic (intro)

Unit 3, Lesson 12, Countermelody

Unit 4, Lesson 6, Major Scale

Unit 5, Lesson 7, Minor Scale

 

Composer: Anton Dvorak

Listening Lessons:

Symphony No. 9 (in book)

Humoresque (mine)

New World Symphony (mine)

 

Seasonal Songs:

Addams Family pg 456

Watch Out, Twelve Days of Halloween (my collection)

 

Regular Songs they need to learn, not included in lessons:

Pat Works on the Railway, pg 182

Simple Gifts, pg 184

 

Extras:

BE only: Begin songs for program, particularly the partner songs

 

 

November:

 

Concept: Form

Concept Lessons: most of BE program songs will fall in the first 3 forms)

Unit 1, Lesson 5, Call and Response

Unit 2, Lesson 5, Verse/Refrain

Unit 3, Lesson 5, ABA

Unit 4, Lesson 5, Rondo

 

Composer: (JD only) Stravinsky

Infernal Dance (map incl)

 

Seasonal Songs:

Come Ye Thankful People Come pg 459

Qua Cua pg 460

Green Corn Song pg 462

Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier pg 188

 

Regular Songs they should learn, not included in lessons:

Erie Canal, pg 262 (use that book)

 

 

 

December:

 

Concept: Expression

Concept Lessons:

Unit 1, Lesson 1, Dynamics

Unit 2, Lesson 1, Dynamics

Unit 3, Lesson 1, Dynamics and Articulation

Unit 5, Lesson 1, Slurs and Accents

For BE, these lessons will need to be built into their program music

 

Composer: JD Only Ludwig Beethoven

Listening Lessons:

Fur Elise

 

Seasonal Songs only: JD Only

Pages 454 to 476 full of Christmas, winter, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa songs

 

 

 

January:

 

Concept: Timbre/harmony

Concept lessons:

Unit 1, Lesson 9 and 12, Vocal Timbre

Unit 2, Lesson 9, Percussion

Unit 5, Lesson 10, Intro to the I-V7 chord structure

 

Composer: Beethoven continued

Listening Lessons:

 

 

Seasonal Songs:

Hi totsu toya

Three Kings Day

Lift Every Voice and Sing

For Children Safe and Strong

 

Regular songs they should learn, not included in lessons:

Rounds, canons, partner songs

Unit 2, Lesson 11 and 12

Unit 4, Lesson 10 and 11

Kum Ba Yah

This Train/Swing Low Sweet Chariot

 

February:

 

Concept: Beat/Rhythm

Concept Lessons:

Unit 1, Lesson 4, Syncopation

Unit 2, Lesson 4, Sixteenth/eighth note combinations

Ti ti-ki, ti-ki ti

Unit 3, Lesson 3, meter

Unit 3, Lesson 4 and Unit 4, Lesson 4, Dotted rhythms

 

Composer: John Philip Sousa

Listening Lessons:

Stars and Stripes Forever

The Thunderer (in book)

Semper Fi

 

Seasonal Songs:

Let Freedom Ring

Voices of Pride

Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier pg 188

 

Regular Songs:

Zum Gali Gali, pg 401

The Ash Grove, pg 114

 

 

March:

 

Concept: Melody

Concept Lessons:

Unit 1, Lesson 8, Pentatonic (intro)

Unit 3, Lesson 12, Countermelody

Unit 4, Lesson 6, Major Scale

Unit 5, Lesson 7, Minor Scale

 

Composer: Anton Dvorak

Listening Lessons:

Symphony No. 9 (in book)

Humoresque (mine)

New World Symphony (mine)

 

Seasonal Songs:

Pat Works on the Railway, pg 182

 

Regular Songs they need to learn, not included in lessons:

Simple Gifts, pg 184

Erie Canal, pg 262

 

Extras:

BE only: Begin songs for program, particularly the partner songs

 

April:

 

Concept: Form

Concept Lessons: most of BE program songs will fall in the first 3 forms)

Unit 1, Lesson 5, Call and Response

Unit 2, Lesson 5, Verse/Refrain

Unit 3, Lesson 5, ABA

Unit 4, Lesson 5, Rondo

 

Composer: (JD only) Stravinsky

Infernal Dance (map incl)

 

Seasonal Songs:

Spring songs, from my own collection

 

Regular Songs they should learn, not included in lessons:

Camptown Races pg 270

Mango Walk pg 200 (use movement from MMH pilot materials)

Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho pg 101

 

 

May: may be interrupted by my performance schedule

 

Concept: Expression

Concept Lessons:

Unit 1, Lesson 1, Dynamics

Unit 2, Lesson 1, Dynamics

Unit 3, Lesson 1, Dynamics and Articulation

Unit 5, Lesson 1, Slurs and Accents

For BE, these lessons will need to be built into their program music

 

Composer: JD Only Ludwig Beethoven

Listening Lessons:

Fur Elise

 

Seasonal Songs:

Spring/summer songs from my own collection

 

Regular Songs they should learn, not included in lessons:

Arirang, pg ?

All Through the Night, pg ?

 

 

June:

 

Concept: Timbre/harmony

Concept lessons:

Unit 1, Lesson 9 and 12, Vocal Timbre

Unit 2, Lesson 9, Percussion

Unit 5, Lesson 10, Intro to the I-V7 chord structure

 

Composer: Beethoven continued

Listening Lessons:

 

 

Seasonal Songs:

Silly Songs month

 

Regular songs they should learn, not included in lessons:

Rounds, canons, partner songs

Unit 2, Lesson 11 and 12

Unit 4, Lesson 10 and 11

Kum Ba Yah

This Train/Swing Low Sweet Chariot