• Music at Ann Smith Elementary

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    Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!!!

    Students will be enriched with music activities that are in line with the Mississippi Music Framework and National Standards for Music Education. All of these standards can be achieved even at the kindergarten, first- and second-grade levels.

    National Standards for Music Education:


    1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
    2. Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
    3. Improvising melodies, variations and accompaniments.
    4. Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines.
    5. Reading and notating music.
    6. Listening to, analyzing and describing music.
    7. Evaluating music and music performances.
    8. Understanding relationships between music, the other arts and disciplines outside the arts.
    9. Understanding music in relation to history and culture.

     

    Classroom Rules

    Be Respectful

         Use kind words

         Speak when it is your turn

    Be Responsible

         Follow all directions

         Take care of your classroom

    Be Safe

         Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself

     
    Performances:
     
    During the school year our students with participate in our Fall, holiday, patriotic, and Earth Day performances. Each year students are taught performance skills, dance techniques, and instrumentation along with their grade level standards.
     
     
    *Our Holiday program will be Friday, December 14, 2018! The following 1st grade classes please listen/review songs for the Holiday program:
     
    1st performance 8:30 am- Clark, Fairly, & McLellan
    2nd performance  10:00 am- Melichar & Meeks
     
     
    Performance dates:
     
     
    Holiday- Friday, December 14, 2018
    Patriot- Friday, February 22, 2019
    Earth Day- Friday, April 3, 2019
    Kindergarten play- Wednesday, May 15, 2019 & Thursday, May 16, 2019
     
     
     
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    “Fave” Music Websites
    www.classicsforkids.com
    www.dsokids.com
    www.sfskids.com
    www.nashvillesymphony.org/nsokids
    www.playmusic.org
    www.bsokids.com
    www.nyphilkids.org