Lesson: Lesson 1-1 4th Grade

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Lesson Objective

Introduction to the music room, the music teacher and the 4th year of the music curriculum

Lesson Plan

Students will know the rules of the music classroom, what activities take place in the music classroom, and what they are expected to learn in September in the 4th   year of their music program.


 SWBAT increase their expressive language skills by using details when describing their music experiences in the classroom by using Tier 3 vocabulary that is used in the class as evidenced by their ability to identify different aspects and ask question about  the music instruments discussed.

Materials Needed -Piano, Guitar, Recorders
1-The layout of the music room -Classroom Procedures   

2-Introduction to Woodwinds  

3-Identifying pitches Using The Hand Staff - How to identify the letters of the lines and spaces

Other Resources Read Aloud - Woodwinds book

HW-Memorize the method for learning the names of the spaces and lines  on the hand staff by practicing saying the correct name while pointing to the different spaces everyday for 5 minutes, forwards and backwards.

Activity (Describe the independent activity to reinforce this lesson)
Rules Blues – memorizing the rules of the classroom

Section pictures and seat assignments.

Webpage/ recorder quiz

End of Class Reflection  - Write 1-2 facts down you remembered from 3rd grade from the read-aloud

Common Core Standards

  • CC.4.R-I.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
  • CC.4.R-I.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.


Lesson Resources

Mr. Leopold's Music Classroom on the Internet


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