1st Grade Music
1st graders have been learning all about steady beat and rhythm of the words of our song. Here is an example of what steady beat is:
1st graders have also been working on using their singing voices in all of the songs we sing in music class. So far, we know how to sing Come Along Everybody, What are You Wearing?, Bee Bee Bumblebee and several fall songs. Below are the lyrics to some of our songs. Please ask your child to sing the songs using their singing voices.
1st graders are also working on identifying quarter notes (ta), eighth notes (ti ti) and quarter rest (one beat of silence). We sometimes play games with the rhythms using movement and speech. Below are the symbols for each of these: