Fifth Grade Music Skills To Review

5.1: Read and notate music

-Identifying treble clef

-Rhythmic patterns of increasing complexity


5.2: Sing songs alone and with others

-Demonstrating beginning choral behaviors and skills in ensemble singing

-Singing with attention to blend, balance, intonation, and expression

-Singing in two and three part harmony

-Modeling proper posture for singing


 5.3: Play instruments alone and with others

-Playing music of increasing difficulty in a variety of ensembles

-Playing with expression

-Demonstrating proper playing techniques 


5.4 Perform rhythms of increased complexity including syncopations


5.5 Respond to music with movement by

-Performing non-choreographed and choreographed movements, including music in duple and triple -meters

-Performing traditional folk dances and other music activities


5.7: Explore historical and cultural aspects of music by

-Describing how people may participate in music with the community as performers, consumers of music, and music advocates

-Recognizing various professional music careers


5.8: Exhibit acceptable performance behavior as a participant and/or listener in relation to the context and style of music performed


5.9: Compare and contrast the relationships between music and other fields of knowledge


5.10 Describe the roles of music and musicians in society


5.11: Analyze music by

-Experimenting with the science of sound

-Explaining theme and variations form


5.12 Evaluate music by applying accepted criteria when judging the quality of compositions and performances


5.14 Collaborate with others to create a musical presentation and acknowledge individual contributions as an integral part of the whole


5.15 Develop personal criteria to be used for determining the quality and value of musical compositions


5.17 Examine factors that may inspire musicians to perform or compose


New Skills To Learn In Fifth Grade Music Through The End Of The School Year


5.1: Read and notate music

-Identifying bass clef

-Using a system to sight-read melodies based on the diatonic scale

-Using traditional notation to write melodies containing skips and leaps

-Identifying the meaning of the upper and lower numbers of compound time signatures

-Identifying tempo markings


5.2: Sing songs alone and with others

-Singing melodies of increasing complexity written on the treble staff


5.3: Play instruments alone and with others

-Playing melodies and accompaniments of increasing difficulty written on the treble staff


5.6: Create music by

-Improvising melodies and rhythms of increasing complexity

-Composing short composition within specified guidelines 

-Using contemporary media and technology 


5.7: Explore historical and cultural aspects of music by

-Describing four music compositions from four different periods of music history and identify the composers

-Comparing and contrasting a variety of musical styles using music terminology


5.11: Analyze music by

-Grouping classroom, orchestral, and world instruments into categories based on how their sounds are produced

-Analyzing elements of music through listening using music terminology


5.13 Define copyright as applied to the use of music

5.16 Analyze preferences among musical compositions using music terminology