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  • Kindergarten

    Holland Elementary School: Curriculum Kindergarten students in music class explore their environment and music world through a variety of experiences. Singing, listening, and movement activities will form the foundation for musical development, along with thinking, self-expression, and communication skills will be developed through singing, movement, creative musical play, creating, listening, and understanding activities. A variety of carefully chosen music will allow students to gain knowledge of one's self and build understanding, acceptance, and enrichment throughout their lives. By fostering creativity throughout the curriculum, the seeds of innovation will begin to bloom even in these novice learners.Special Note: This class may include opportunities to participate in extra rehearsals and performances beyond the school day.

    1st Grade

    Holland Elementary School: Curriculum First-grade students in music class explore their world through listening, singing, moving, playing instruments, and creating to stimulate the imagination and lead to innovation and creative risk-taking. As they develop basic skills, techniques, and processes in music, they strengthen their music and extra-music vocabulary and music literacy, as well as their ability to remember, focus on, process, and sequence information. As students sing, play, move, and create together, they develop the foundation for important skills such as teamwork, acceptance, respect, and responsibility that will help students be successful in the 21st century.Special Note: This class may include opportunities to participate in extra rehearsals and performances beyond the school day.

    2nd Grade

    Holland Elementary School: Curriculum Second-grade students in music class continue exploration of their world as they strengthen their musical skills, techniques, and processes. Student’s working vocabulary and musical literacy and understanding deepen with the ability to use unique musical language to communicate their own ideas. Connections with the arts and other disciplines allow students to transfer knowledge and skills to and from other fields of study. As students sing, play, move, and create together, they continue to build such important skills as teamwork, acceptance, respect, and responsibility that will help them be successful in the 21st century.Special Note: This class may include opportunities to participate in extra rehearsals and performances beyond the school day.

    3rd Grade

    Holland Elementary School: Curriculum Third-grade* students in music class explore their world by engaging in active learning processes to refine the skills, techniques, and processes of musicianship through such activities as improvisation and arranging. As they continue to develop their working music and cross-content vocabulary and become able to identify fundamental characteristics of musical structures, they demonstrate artistic growth through cognition and reflection and endeavor to use their own artistic voices to communicate ideas and inventions. They recognize the importance of cultural experiences in music throughout history and in emerging art forms. Music students examine the positive impact of the arts in society and practice creative risk-taking in preparation for contributive citizenship in the 21st century.Special Note: This class may include opportunities to participate in extra rehearsals and performances beyond the school day

    4th Grade

    Lesson August 31-September 4 - Holland Elementary School: Lesson August 31-September 4 Students are learning the Musical Form, various dynamics (ff, f, mf, mp, p, pp), Instruments of the Orchestra. 

    Role of a Conductor, Concertmaster. 

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    Find the Composer Rossini and listen to the William Tell Overture. 

    Identify the sections of this piece. 

    6th Grade

    Holland Elementary School: Curriculum Students explore the essential elements of 20th- and 21st-century music in America (e.g., jazz, rock, soul, blues) and global cultures (e.g., Latin, Bollywood, European, Asian, world drumming). Students reflect on the significance of social influences and historical events on the development of music. Participants focus on the creation, use, and performance of music; and the modes of listening, distributing, and gaining access to music. Public performances may serve as a resource for specific instructional goals. Students may be expected to attend one or more performances outside the school day to support, extend, and assess learning in the classroom

Important Documents

Holland Chorus

Intermediate Orchestra

3rd Grade

5th Grade