Fort Dodge Community School District

Kindergarten Music Overview

The music curriculum for kindergarten contains the following units designed to excite students about creating and producing music. The Music Expressions Curriculum is used in the Fort Dodge Community Schools.

    UNITS:

  •         Music Elements:
  •         Form
  •         Rhythms, reading and writing
  •         Melody – solfege reading and writing
  •         Music vocabulary
  •         Broadway
  •         Instrument Families
  •         Carl King
  •         Recorder: Reading melodies as letters
  •         African Spirituals
  •         Instrument, Strings
  •         Patriotic


    Instruments the students play in Kindergarten

  •         Jingle Bells
  •         Rhythm Sticks
  •         Woodblock
  •         Resonator Bells
  •         Tambourine
  •         Drum
  •         Cowbell
  •         Triangle
  •         Small Cymbals
  •         Claves
  •         Mallet Instruments (Metallophone, Glockenspiel)

 

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