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Grade 5 - Scope & Sequence

Scope & Sequence

Grade 5 

                                        I.  Melodic Development 

              • extended singing range; A to G'
              • increased memorized repertoire
              • modal awareness; dorian, phrygian, lydian, mixolydian, aeolian, ionian
              • vocal and instrumental improvisation
              • intervals
              • recorder reading: C to D', F#, Bb


                                        II.  Rhythmic Development 

              • meters: two-four, three-four, four-four, six-eight
              • dotted notes
              • upbeat/"pick up"


                                        III.  Harmonic Development 

              • orchestration


                                        IV.  Form Development 

              • unity and contrast
              • ABA, Rondo, original compositions


                                        V.  Tone Color Development 

              • symphony orchestra
              • program music
              • instruments of other cultures
              • creating background music for folktales, poetry, stories, songs, etc.