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PERFORM
   Play, Sing, Read

Fundamental

Developmental
  • Sing and play alone and with others
  • Perform music from memory
  • Develop a varied repertoire of music
  • Practice appropriate care of instrument/voice
  • Perform a variety of music literature from diverse genres and cultures in a stylistically appropriate manner
  • Perform in a variety of tonalities
  • Hear and perform before notating
  • Read musical symbols and terms
  • Read melodic and rhythmic notation and expressive markings
  • Demonstrate correct vocal and instrumental production techniques
  • Perform music in unison and two parts
  • Perform and read simple rhythm patterns while maintaining a steady pulse ( and )
  • Perform simple diatonic melodic patterns
RESPOND
   Listen/Evaluate

Fundamental

Developmental
  • Move alone and with others
  • Use music terminology to identify, describe, analyze, and evaluate specific components of music performed and heard
  • Apply critical and creative thinking processes in making musical decisions and evaluations
  • Demonstrate an awareness of personal preferences and preferences of others in the evaluation or music
  • Practice self-assessment
  • Build a personal listening repertoire that represents various musical styles, genres, interpretations, and historical periods
  • Respond to music forms, metered and unmetered patterns, and melodic contour
  • Identify styles and characteristics of aural examples, melodic and rhythmic phrases, and instrumental tone quality
  • Identify by genre or style aural examples of music from a variety of historical periods and cultures
  • Create and apply personal criteria to evaluate music they perform and hear
  • Identify a variety of musical styles, cultures, genres, and historical periods from aural examples
  • Investigate and compare representative music(s) and musicians' interpretations within and among various genres and styles of music
  • Use personal and establish criteria to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of varied music performed and heard
  • Respond to music through movement
NOTATE
   Compose, Arrange, Create, Improvise

Fundamental

Developmental
  • Compose music within specified guidelines using varied traditional and non-traditional sound sources including electronic media
  • Arrange music within specified guidelines for voices and/or instruments using varied traditional and non-traditional sound sources including electronic media
  • Compose, arrange and improvise music that is personally expressive and artistic
  • Improvise with the voice and instruments
  • Improvise accompaniments that enhance text, ideas, and feelings
  • Employ traditional and non-traditional notational systems and expressive markings
  • Hear and perform before notating
  • Notate musical symbols and terms
  • Notate melodic and rhythmic notation and expressive markings
  • Compose and arrange short pieces that incorporate unity and variety and form
  • Improvise short melodies, rhythms, and variations in a variety of styles
CONNECT
   Relate, Apply

Fundamental

Developmental
  • Recognize that music reflects time, place and culture
  • Explore the reciprocal relationship between music and other art forms
  • Recognize the connection between the arts and disciplines outside the arts
  • Identify the role and function of music in one's own life as well as in culture and society
  • Develop audience and performance etiquette appropriate to the musical environment
  • Demonstrate the life skills of creative problem solving, responsibility to a group, self-discipline, communication, and decision making
  • Recognize that music is purposeful and enriching and has the power to affect human emotions
  • Identify ways to apply musical skills and knowledge to lifelong community, career and leisure activities
  • Identify connections beween current societal trends and the arts
  • Investigate a variety of music and fine arts related careers
  • Recognize characteristics of music of specific cultures
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