4th Grade

4th Grade Students practiced blowing gentle air to “bend” the flame on a candle. This activity helps students recognize how little amount of air is needed to play the recorder without overblowing (which causes squeaks).


4th Grade Music Learning Targets:

I can classify instruments by the four families of the orchestra.

I can sing songs using accurate pitch and rhythm.I can demonstrate and identify simple musical forms (AABA and Rondo).

I can play classroom instruments with proper technique.

I can read, write, and perform using eighth notes, quarter notes, half notes, whole notes, dotted-half notes, sixteenth notes, quarter rests, half rest, and whole rest.

I can improvise and compose short musical compositions.

I can read treble clef note names.


I can identify elements of music using appropriate musical vocabulary.

I can discuss the lives and roles of different musicians throughout history.

I can reflect on a musical performance and provide constructive feedback for improvement.

4th Grade Program Song Links

Star Spangled Banner

Our States Are Great

Taps