Welcome Letter  

    All sixth grade students (divided by homeroom) 
    The 6th grade music curriculum is an eclectic exploration of music.  The students will experience drumming with African style drums, listening to various styles, cultures, and genres of music, creating movement to world music, composing original accompaniments, studying African and Caribbean musical styles, learning about the historical and musical significance of the Medieval and Renaissance periods along with dancing, playing small percussion, fine tuning vocal production depending on covid-19 requirements, examining instrumental differences, playing accompaniments on the auto harp, building listening and theory skills, as well as many other activities aligned with the school district music curriculum and Pennsylvania musical standards.  
    • Drumming and World Music
    • Music Theory 
    • Medieval Music
    • Renaissance Music 
    • Instruments of the Band and Orchestra
    • Autoharp, and Orff Instruments incorporated throughout 
    Room 451 and at home remotely 

    Each 6th grade class will attend 6th grade music four times a cycle for one semester. Two times in school and two times at home (computer class attendance) 




    • Pencil with eraser
    • Music Folder with two pockets or space inside your accordian binder 
    • Headphones 
    • Always bring your chromebook and charger
    • Something from home to use as a drum. (bucket with sticks, plastic bowl with wooden spoons, pillow and hands, any surface you can strike to practice your rhythms if we are playing drums in school) 
Last Modified on August 10, 2020