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Chorus 5th–8th Beginning  (5011)


Grade Range:
 5–8
 Prerequisites:
 Ability to sing or interest in learning how to sing; selection by teacher and counselor
 Course duration:
 One semester; may be repeated for credit
Course Description:
 This standards-based course provides instruction in the basic principles of musicianship and promotes familiarity with standard vocal literature. Students will learn musical notation and terminology and develop proper singing tone and vocal technique in an ensemble setting while performing a variety of choral repertoire.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Site-selected music, choral texts, and other musical materials, such as sight-reading exercises, rhythm and melodic instruments, and musical notation and theory activities.
SDUSD VAPA Core Learnings, 2005.