4th Grade Music

Complete all previous lessons

  • The assignment this week is to make up any lessons that you missed.  Scroll down to see every lesson from week 1 to week 11.

     

     

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    Week 1

    Musical Hangman Practice

    If you want to beat me in Musical Hangman, here's a web page where you can practice the notes on the treble clef.

    Remember, the space spells "FACE" and the line spells "EGBDF" (Every Good Boy Does Fine)

     

    Click Here      Let's see just how fast you can get! (If the game doesn't seem to work, try a different browser)

     

     

    African-American Spirituals: Critique

    Below are the four recordings of the 4th grade classes singing "Wade in the Water".

    Listen to your class and at least one other. 

    Tell me what the two recordings have in common, and what is different. Be sure to use your music vocabulary.

    Use this file to help: The Elements of Music

     

    Mrs. Narcissi's Class

    Mr. T's Class

    Mrs. Kratz's Class

    Ms. Dauth's Class

     

    You can send your critique to me: dcona@wtps.org

     

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    Week 2

     

    I've got a video up on Flipgrid.  Students are to watch and sing along,

    and when they're ready, send me a response video so that I can see how they're doing.

     

    Go to Flipgrid and type in the code: cona4

    I've got one topic posted.

    Have fun.

    (You might have to log in with your school email address - first initial, last name

    like this: dcona@students.wtps.org)

     

    Here is the Check list that they will need for the video:

    4th Grade Check List

     

    When you're finished, go back to FlipGrid and post a response telling me what you heard.

    The class gets a star for every response that I get!

     

    If you're having trouble with flipgrid, you can see the video here:

    https://youtu.be/UBgURfera40

     

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    Week 3

     

    I've got two videos up on Flipgrid.  Students are to watch and play along,

    and when they're ready, send me a response video so that I can see how they're doing.

     

    Go to Flipgrid and type in the code: cona4

    or click this link: https://youtu.be/uRbV1TwrpyQ

     

    1.Look for the topic: Week 3: The Four Families.

     

    Play the game and tell me how you did.

     

    (If you can't access flipgrid, here's the youtube link: https://flipgrid.com/69d4cd1c. )

     

    2. Then Watch the second topic: Week 3 - The first American instrument

    Link: https://flipgrid.com/aa840523

     

    then post your response.

     

    (If you can't access flipgrid, here's the youtube link: https://youtu.be/p5ioGoeP9XY )

     

     

    Have fun.

    (You might have to log in with your school email address - first initial, last name

    like this: dcona@students.wtps.org)

     

    P.S. If you want to know more about the 4 families of instruments, check these out:

    Brass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxwjASA8V3I

    Percussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLBtvg4AWiw

    String: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijTEn2q-jFM

    Woodwind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6gBYYxvizs

     

     

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    Week 4

     

    I've got one video up on Flipgrid.  Students are to watch and play along,

    and when they're ready, send me a response video so that I can see how they're doing.

    They will need a pencil and a piece of paper

     

    Go to Flipgrid and type in the code: cona4

    (You might have to log in with your school email address - first initial, last name

    like this: dcona@students.wtps.org)

     

    1.Look for the topic: Week 4 - Scott Joplin

     

    Play along and tell me how you did.

     

    If you can't access flipgrid, here's the youtube link: https://youtu.be/zdnVo539y0g

     

    Have fun.

     

       

    If you don't know how to access previous flipgrid videos, click here. 

     

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    Week 5

    I've got one video up on Flipgrid.  Students are to watch and play along,

    and when they're ready, send me a response video so that I can see how they're doing.

     

    If possible, please print out the following 4 papers, or open them in other windows so that your child can easily refer to them.  Thanks

    1. The Musical Elements

    2. Texas Blues

    3.Every Day Blues

    4. Tell Me

     

     

    Go to Flipgrid and type in the code: cona4

    (You might have to log in with your school email address - first initial, last name

    like this: dcona@students.wtps.org)

     

    1.Look for the topic: Week 5 - The Blues

     

    Follow along, then examine the material and send me your response

     

    If you can't access flipgrid, here's the youtube link: https://youtu.be/qyGbJyOV6DY

     

    Have fun.

     

       

    If you don't know how to access previous flipgrid videos, click here. 

     

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    We're going to try nearpod this week.  Students are to watch, study the material below

    and then answer the questions after the video.

     

    If possible, please print out the following, or open in another window: #1 The Musical Elements (you child might have this from previous weeks) and then select one style of music to examine: Gospel, Dixieland, or Jazz

     

    1. The Musical Elements

     

    Gospel Music 

    Video

     

    Dixieland Music

    Video

     

    Jazz Music

    Video

     

     

    Go to Nearpod and type in the code: ICWLE

    Be sure to enter your first and last name before you start 

    Watch the video, examine your selected music and then answer the questions at the end.

      

    Have fun.

     

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    WEEK 6

     

    We're going to try nearpod this week.  Students are to watch, study the material below

    and then answer the questions after the video.

     

    If possible, please print out the following, or open in another window: #1 The Musical Elements (you child might have this from previous weeks) and then select one style of music to examine: Gospel, Dixieland, or Jazz

     

    1. The Musical Elements

     

    Gospel Music 

    Video

     

    Dixieland Music

    Video

     

    Jazz Music

    Video

     

     

    Go to Nearpod and type in the code: ICWLE

    Be sure to enter your first and last name before you start 

    Watch the video, examine your selected music and then answer the questions at the end.

      

    Have fun.

     

     

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    Week 7

     

    Your choice, you can either use Nearpod.com or flipgrid.

    Students are to watch, and then answer the question at the end.

      

    1. Go to Nearpod and type in the code: USZTN

    Be sure to enter your first and last name before you start 

    Watch the video and then answer the question at the end.

      

    2. Go to flipgrid.com and type in the code: cona4

    Watch the video: Week7: Segregation

    and then respond with your answer.

     

     

    Have fun.

     

      

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    Week 8

     

    Your choice, you can either use Nearpod.com or flipgrid.

    Students are to watch, and then answer the question at the end.

      

    1. Go to Nearpod and type in the code: HCLQS

    Be sure to enter your first and last name before you start 

    Watch the video and then answer the question at the end.

      

    2. Go to flipgrid.com and type in the code: cona4

    Watch the video: Week 8: Baseball

    and then respond with your answer.

     

     

    Have fun.

     

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    Week 9

     

    Your choice, you can either use Nearpod.com or flipgrid.

    Students are to watch, and then answer the question at the end.

      

    1. Go to Nearpod and type in the code: NYPCM

    Be sure to enter your first and last name before you start 

    Watch the video and then answer the question at the end.

      

    2. Go to flipgrid.com and type in the code: cona4

    Watch the video: Week 9: A New Family

    and then respond with your answer.

     

    If these sites don't work, here's the YouTube link

     

     

    Have fun.

     

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    Week 10

     

    Your choice, you can either use Nearpod.com or flipgrid.

    Students are to watch and play, and then let me know their score.

     

    (You'll need paper and pencil to keep track of your score)

      

    1. Go to Nearpod and type in the code: WMKZL

    Be sure to enter your first and last name before you start 

    Watch the video and then answer the question at the end.

      

    2. Go to flipgrid.com and type in the code: cona4

    Watch the video: Week 10: Family Feud

    and then respond with your answer.

     

    If these sites don't work, here's the YouTube link

     

     

    Have fun.

     

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    Week 11

     

    Your choice, you can either use Nearpod.com or flipgrid.

    Students are to watch my video and then select two from the list to watch as well.

      

    1. Go to Nearpod and type in the code: WGKCD

    Be sure to enter your first and last name before you start 

    Watch the videos and then answer the question at the end.

      

    2. Go to flipgrid.com and type in the code: cona4

    Watch the video: Week 11: Band/ Orchestra

    and then select two of the instruments below to watch as well.  Then let me know what you chose.

     

     

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    Flute

    Clarinet

    Saxophone

    Trumpet

    Trombone

    Baritone Horn

    Snare Drum

    Mallets