Kodaly Approach Music Ed Curriculum
Grade RHYTHM PITCH/MELODY HARMONY TERMS/ABBREVIATIONS FORM INSTRUMENTS IMPROVISATION
K bilateral, alternating body & unpitched percussion - steady beat; short-long, high-low, upward-downward voice timbres (tummy, chest, head, mousy, whisper, speak, sing, call) high/low   fast/slow, faster, slower, loud/quiet same-different, rhythm sticks, hand drum, wood block & mallet, claves, sand blocks, step bells, Orff instruments fill in the blank
1 quarter note, quarter rest and two beamed eighth notes, 2/4 mi-so-la   strong beat/weak beat, meter signature, bar line, measure, stem, beam, notehead, staff, piano (p), forte (f), call-response rhythm sticks, hand drum, wood block & mallet, claves, sand blocks, step bells, Orff instruments with grade level rhythms write a rhythm in a measure that fits the meter signature
2 half note, whole rest, half rest, 4/4 do-re canon, round tempo, repeat sign, pentatonic scale repeated sections, AB, ABA, Melody finger cymbals, cymbal & mallet, triangle & stick, hand drum, Orff instruments with grade level rhythms write a rhythm in a measure that fits the meter signature
3 syncopation (eighth note-quarter note-eighth note), dotted half note, whole note do' Rhythmic & Melodic Ostinato Patterns flag, crescendo, decrescendo, diminuendo, staccato, legato phrase, round/canon, verse-refrain jingle bells, maraca, tambourine, sand blocks, Orff instruments with grade level rhythms write a rhythm in a measure that fits the meter signature