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Spotlight on Music Grade 4

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Fine and Performing Arts
Course ID: NVA200402
College Concurrent: No
School District: Natrona County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Natrona Virtual Learning
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 4
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system K12 Proprietary Platform Online School (OLS)
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: K12 (FuelEducation)
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: TBD
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 04, 2018 - Jun 06, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Explore and build foundational musical skills with Spotlight on Music from McGraw-Hill. This course offers a variety of learning activities that include singing, dancing, virtual instruments, listening maps, authentic sound recordings and playing the recorder. Six units in the course are organized into four sections: Spotlight on Concepts, Spotlight on Music Reading, Spotlight on Performance, and Spotlight on Celebrations. Students learn about these musical elements: duration, pitch, design, tone color, expressive qualities and cultural context. Students explore beat, meter, rhythm, melody, harmony, tonality, texture, form, tone color, dynamics, tempo, articulation, style, and music background.
Course Prerequisites:
NONE
Required Materials:
Computer/Music Kit Provided/Notebook/pencil
Course Accessibility:
Teachers will set a pacing guide for students to follow and student will accesses courses by logging into the LMS with a personal pin. Student may access the content 24 hours an day, 7 days a week.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Student Learning Coach will take daily attendance. The log time worked off or online daily.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Attendance will be recorded weekly.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Estimated time to complete course is 35-90 hours. Teacher verification of participation weekly.