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Music - 3rd Grade

The Synergy music program is based on the teaching philosophy of Carl Orff, who developed an approach that integrates music, movement, drama, and speech. Our curriculum is cumulative, not sequential. Once a concept or skill is introduced, students continue to work with it and deepen their learning.

Continue to use skills and concepts introduced K-2.

Add
  • Elemental jazz, using la pentatonic scale
  • Body percussion
  • Soprano recorder
  • Chinese luogu percussion
  • Responsibility for performing at school events
  • Multi-layer instrumental pieces
Milestones
  • Jazz rhythms
  • Jazz improvisation, internalizing phrase length
  • Lower octave soprano recorder notes
  • Sing 3-part canon or partner song independently