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

Grading is standards based. Students will be graded on what they know and what they can do according to the NC standards for music.

Grading Scale

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


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