Grade 6

6th GRADE REQUIRED COURSES

The sixth grade core program includes Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies, and Mathematics in four class periods daily.  Science, PE/Music, and Elective courses round out the seven period day.  Intensive instruction in the use of reference materials and technology is provided by the Piedmont Middle School librarians for all Core 6 classes throughout the year.

6TH GRADE MUSIC

Intermediate Band

Prerequisite:  Previous experience on a band instrument (no beginners)

Note:  This elective is a full-year commitment.  This course alternates daily with PE/Health.

This class focuses on the development of technical proficiency and tone quality on band instruments including brass, woodwinds, and percussion.  The goal will be to perform music of varied style for public performance.  The class will require one evening performance each semester.

Intermediate Orchestra

Prerequisite:  Previous experience in playing a string instrument (no beginners)

Note:  This elective is a full-year commitment.  This course alternates daily with PE/Health.

This intermediate class is for students of violin, viola, cello, and bass instruments to develop technical proficiency and tone quality.  The goal will be to perform music of varied style for public performance.  The class will require one evening performance each semester.