General Music 5th grade

♫  Welcome to 5th grade general music with Mrs. Woppman♫  



Course Description:

This class is designed to provide the students with a broad range of music knowledge, including: music notation, theory and terminology, instruments, composers, and multi-cultural music. This goal is accomplished through  singing, playing various percussion instruments, movement and written work.

NC Essential Standards K-8 Music

Classroom Routines

Students will:

  • Apply the elements of music and musical techniques in order to sing and play music with accuracy and expression
  • Interpret the sound and symbol systems of music.
  • Create music using a variety of sound and notational sources.
  • Understand the interacting elements to respond to music and music performances.
  • Understand global, interdisciplinary, and 21st century connections with music.


Classroom Expectations

Self-discipline is an important element for success in music class and life.  Students are expected to to be a leader by following all school and classroom  rules with a positive attitude:


WE ARE….Respectful….Responsible…Kind…Safe! WE ARE RAM LEADERS!


       •Verbal and/ or written affirmations
       •Music Games
       •PBIS rewards


Any student who does not follow music class and school rules will receive appropriate consequences. Including, but not limited to:

  • Warning and redirection
  • Reflective writing assignment / parent contact
  • Parent Referral Form
  • Office Discipline Referral Form/ loss of free time

Class Supplies

  •    Pencil – Students should have a sharpened pencil at the beginning of each class. Erasable pens, Pens, Sharpies, and markers are not    acceptable.
  •    Pocket Folder with brads – Students should provide and bring to each music class a folder with pockets, brads and notebook paper for the storage of class notes and assignments


  • Class room participation 50%
  • Written assignments and skill demonstration 25%
  • Responsibility 25%


Grading Scale

  • A 90-100
  • B 80-89
  • C 70-79
  • D 60-69
  • F 50-59


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