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Music Lesson Plans Grade 1 Teacher’s Guide

Music Lesson Plans Grade 1

The grade 1 music curriculum is all about setting up a strong foundation in basic concepts.

Duration (Rhythm) in Grade 1

  • Beat vs Rhythm
  • Fast & slow tempo
  • 2/4 and 4/4 metres
  • quarter note, eighth note, quarter rest
  • rhythmic ostinato
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Melody / Pitch in Grade 1

Expression in Grade 1

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Grade 1 Dynamics

Timbre in Grade 1

  • Vocal Quality
  • Body percussion
  • Pitched & unpitched instruments
  • Environmental and found sounds

Form & Texture for Grade 1

  • Texture
  • single melodic line (monophony)
  • Phrase
  • Call and response