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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
  • Demonstrate healthy singing techniques, including singing posture, breath support, and head tone
  • Echo and perform melodic patterns (s,l,m,r,d,d1,s1,l1,t1)
  • Sing or use vocal sounds to perform eight-measure melodic canon in two parts
   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
  • Demonstrate ability to perform melodic rhythm and pulse at the same time
  • Echo and perform simple rhythm (,,) & ()
  • Perform two complimentary accompaniment ostinati using speech, movement, body percussion, and unpitched percussion
   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
  • Create movements (individually and with partners) to match musical style, form, meter, dynamics, and tempo
  • Perform singing/passing games
  • Create body percussion patterns individually and with partners
  • Perform coordinated movements (large and small muscles) with music
RESPOND & REFLECT
   Listen
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Respond to music stimuli through a variety of means
  • 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
  • Respond to music forms, metered and un-metered patterns, melodic contour, and beat/no-beat
  • Identify styles and characteristics of aural examples including form, melodic and rhythmic phrases, and vocal and instrumental tone quality
  • Identify by genre or style aural examples of music from a variety of historical periods and cultures
  • Identify and move to more than one melodic rhythmic line performed simultaneously
   Evaluate
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Apply critical and creative thinking in making musical decisions and evaluations
  • Make collaborative musical decisions
  • Practice self-assessment
  • Create personal criteria to evaluate music they perform and hear
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
  • Create and arrange rhythmic and melodic ostinati employing a variety of sound sources to accompany songs, poems, and stories
  • Create personal songs and accompaniments using pentatonic patterns in duple and triple meter
   Improvise
     Fundamental Developmental
 
  • Organize sounds spontaneously
  • Respond musically in context
  • Improvise one to two bar responses in the style of the musical prompt
   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,l,m,r,d)
  • Stage 2: Read and notate simple melodic patterns that include Stage 1 and (s1,l1,d1)
  • Read and notate simple melodic and rhythmic accompaniment patterns
  • Stage 1: Read and notate rhythm patterns that include (,)
  • Stage 2: Read and notate rhythm patterns that include Stage 1 and ()
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
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of how concepts in the various arts are similar and different
  • Identify characteristics and instruments of Asian music
  • Identify characteristics of orchestral and world string instruments
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
  • Describe various uses of music in daily experiences and those of people throughout the world
  • Describe the qualities of music appropriate for special occasions and daily life
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