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PERFORM
   Sing
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Sing alone and with others
  • Sing accompanied and unaccompanied
  • Develop and expressively perform a varied personal repertoire of songs
  • Explore and experience age- and skill-level-appropriate melodic and rhythmic patterns
  • Sing in a variety of tonalities
  • Sing in a variety of rhythmic structures
  • Explore expressive speaking and singing voice
  • Echo and perform melodic patterns (s,l,m,r,d)
   Play
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Play alone and with others
  • Play accompanied and unaccompanied
  • Develop and expressively perform a varied personal repertoire of songs
  • Explore and experience age- and skill-level-appropriate melodic and rhythmic patterns
  • Play in a variety of tonalities
  • Play in various meters
  • Play a variety of instruments
  • Explore and experience the difference between melodic rhythm of the words and steady beat
  • Echo and perform simple rhythm patterns () & ()
  • Play tonic ostinati on steady beat to accompany melody
   Move
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Move alone and with others
  • Develop an awareness of body parts leading to the body as a unit-in-motion
  • Experience non-locomotor and locomotor movement
  • Progress from personal tempo to external tempo
  • Explore and experience age- and skill-level-appropriate movements
  • Respond to musical, visual, and oral stimuli with movement
  • Perform microbeat and macrobeat subdivisions
  • Progress from movement to dance
  • Imitate/mirror specific movements (formal movement) via guided imagery, dramatic play, and singing games
  • Respond with movement to depict song lyrics and instrumental music
  • Experience the steady beat and melodic rhythm with movement
  • Explore large and small muscle movements
RESPOND & REFLECT
   Listen
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Respond to music stimuli through a variety of ways
  • Discern similarities and differences among musical styles, genres, historical periods, and interpretations
  • Recognize and discriminate among sound sources
  • Use music terminology to describe musical sound sources, events, and mood
  • Explore high/low, tempo, and contrasting form in response to music stimuli
  • Explore simple characteristics of aural examples, such as instrumental or vocal, child voice or adult, solo or ensemble, accompanied or unaccompanied
  • Experience and respond to a variety of historical and cultural music styles and genres
  • Identify single melodic line with unpitched accompaniment effects
  • Identify single melodic line with tonic accompaniment
   Evaluate
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Apply critical and creative thinking in making musical decisions and evaluations
  • Make collaborative musical decisions
  • Practice self-assessment
  • Explain, using simple vocabulary, personal preferences for music
CREATE
   Compose & Arrange
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Organize sound in ways that are meaningful to him/her
  • Organize sound in ways that are meaningful to others
  • Demonstrate an understanding of structure, coherence and organization
  • Experience the “stages” of composing: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing
  • Explore tone color/sound sources
  • Create personal songs with s,l,m and rhythmic pulse
   Improvise
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Organize sounds spontaneously
  • Respond musically, in context
  • Create musical effects and patterns that enhance songs, poems, and stories
   Read & Notate
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Use iconic and traditional notation within the grand staff
  • Hear and perform before notating
  • Read and write musical symbols and terms
  • Stage 1: Read and notate simple melodic patterns (s,m)
  • Stage 2: Read and notate simple melodic patterns (s,l,m)
  • Read and notate simple rhythm patterns ()
CONNECT
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Recognize that music reflects time, place and culture
  • Understand that music is useful, enriching, and transforming
  • Identify how music is essential to the human experience
  • Make legitimate cross-curricular connections through content and process
  • Experiment with language and music via word play, poems, chants, children’s literature, and songs
  • Experiment with visual art, creative play, and movement to enhance their music-making experience
  • Begin to identify characteristics of music of various genres and cultures
  • Relate music to time/history and setting
APPLY
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Understand the function of music in society
  • Recognize the inherent value of music
  • Employ critical thinking and evaluate skills in the music they perform, listen to, and create
  • Develop audience etiquette appropriate to the performance environment
  • Develop a personal awareness of the impact of music in their lives
  • Discuss the role of music in the child’s life and the lives of other children
  • Describe personal preferences in music
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