September 28, 2016
1st Grade — Music

Students learn to use their artistic vision, voices, and bodies with honest expression to tell stories and to 
convey emotions and ideas. Weekly visits to specialists’ classrooms encourage creative problem-solving and reinforce the importance of community. Topics correlate to grade-level curriculum. In addition to the integrated curriculum, holidays are celebrated through songs and dance.


  • Chanting in different voices, singing with the instrumental ensemble, singing what they play


  • Reading symbols to learn rhythm, playing bass and melody in instrumental ensemble using the pentatonic scale, creating sound effects


  • Creative dance and interpretation, dancing ideas and stories, circle, partner, line, and popular dances, movement games