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1.) Sing simple songs alone and with others following the contour of melody.

•  Memorizing songs
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2.) Demonstrate responses to nonverbal conducting cues.

Examples: sit, stand, listen, sing, start, stop

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3.) Imitate a steady beat while playing various rhythm instruments.

•  Recognizing the presence or absence of a steady beat
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4.) Echo short rhythm patterns consisting of quarter notes, quarter rests, and paired eighth notes.

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5.) Improvise four-beat melodies using "la," "sol," and "mi."

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6.) Create expressive movement to folk songs, folk games, lullabies, and marches.

Examples: skipping to "Skip to My Lou," marching to "Yankee Doodle"

•  Expressing musical ideas using creative movement and body percussion
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7.) Identify similarities and differences in familiar songs, including fast or slow and loud or soft.

Example: comparing a march to a lullaby

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8.) Identify like and unlike phrases presented aurally in a piece of music.

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9.) Identify solo or group performances by sound.

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10.) Identify sets of two and three beats.

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11.) Recognize differences between adult and children's voices.

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12.) Demonstrate singing and speaking voices.

Example: singing and reciting the alphabet

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13.) Recognize holiday songs and simple songs from other cultures and countries.

Examples:

- holiday--"Jingle Bells,"

- other cultures and countries--"Frère Jacques"

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14.) Identify various rhythm instruments by sight.

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15.) Differentiate high and low vocal sounds through vocal exploration.

Example: producing aurally the sounds of a bird and a cow

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16.) Identify the seven letters of the musical alphabet.

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1.) Sing songs from various cultures and countries within an age-appropriate vocal range, using clear vocal tones.

•  Singing short melodic passages that indicate upward and downward movement in a melody
Example: singing "Hot Cross Buns"

•  Singing expressively using appropriate dynamics and tempo
Examples: piano (p), forte (f)

•  Matching pitch
•  Distinguishing between accompanied and unaccompanied songs
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2.) Improvise four-beat melodies using "mi," "re," and "do."

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3.) Demonstrate rhythm patterns by reading quarter notes, quarter rests, paired eighth notes, and half notes, including playing them on various rhythm instruments.

•  Clapping repeated rhythm patterns in familiar songs
•  Performing accompaniments on pitched or nonpitched percussion instruments using a steady beat
•  Improvising a response to a simple rhythmic pattern
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4.) Demonstrate vocal responses to conductor cues for loud and soft.

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5.) Identify melodic direction on the musical staff.

Examples: upward, downward, same

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6.) Identify notes as being line note or space note on a musical staff.

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7.) Identify by sight and sound the difference between a note and a rest.

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8.) Identify musical phrases in a song presented aurally.

Example: "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star"

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9.) Use creative movement to express the mood of musical selections.

Examples: skipping happily, tiptoeing when scared

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10.) Identify duple meter as strong-weak beat organization.

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11.) Identify AB form in a musical selection.

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12.) Identify long and short musical sounds.

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13.) Distinguish between low and high sounds produced by voices or instruments.

Examples:

- low pitch--kettle drum, man's voice;

- high pitch--triangle, woman's voice

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14.) Identify the number of lines and spaces on the treble clef staff.

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15.) Describe how vibrations produce musical sounds.

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1.) Sing on pitch using good posture.

•  Singing simple melodic ostinati
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2.) Improvise eight-beat melodies using "la," "so," "mi," "re," and "do."

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3.) Perform accompaniments to poems, rhymes, stories, dramatizations, and songs using pitched instruments.

•  Demonstrating rhythm patterns by reading quarter notes, quarter rests, paired eighth notes, and half notes
•  Selecting appropriate classroom instruments to create musical accompaniments
•  Singing songs representative of other cultures and countries
•  Performing folk dances appropriate for age level to music from various cultures.
Example: Chinese ribbon dance

•  Playing simple rhythmic ostinati
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4.) Identify music terms related to tempo changes in music, including accelerando and ritardando.

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5.) Identify triple meter as strong-weak-weak beat organization.

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6.) Identify ABA form in a musical selection.

Examples: creating pictures that use shapes to illustrate patterns, comparing musical forms to visual arts

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7.) Identify steps, leaps, and repeated notes in printed music.

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8.) Identify American patriotic songs.

Examples: "Star Spangled Banner," "America," "God Bless America"

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9.) Classify rhythm instruments by method of tone production, including striking, shaking, scraping, and ringing.

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10.) Identify letter names of lines and spaces on the treble clef staff.

Example: naming the spaces on a blank treble clef staff

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11.) Identify the difference between a verse and a refrain in a familiar musical selection.

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12.) Identify dynamic markings of forte (f) and piano (p).

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13.) Distinguish between various vocal and instrumental timbres.

Examples: male and female voices, simple classroom instruments

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1.) Demonstrate proper vocal technique by using pure head tone, good posture, and correct rhythm.

•  Using appropriate dynamics while singing expressively
•  Singing rounds
•  Singing songs of other cultures and countries
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2.) Sing melodic ostinati to create harmony.

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3.) Improvise eight-beat melodies using "la," "so," "mi," "re," "do," and quarter-note and eighth-note rhythms.

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4.) Play rhythm patterns, including whole notes and dotted half notes using pitched or nonpitched instruments or by clapping.

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5.) Perform rhythmic ostinati while others are singing a melody.

•  Identifying the components of a chord
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6.) Demonstrate melodic contour through creative movement.

Example: using gestures or drawings to indicate upward and downward direction of melody

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8.) Identify ABC form in musical selections.

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9.) Identify meter according to strong and weak beat organization.

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10.) Identify music symbols found on the staff, including the treble clef, meter signatures, bar lines, measures, double bar line, and repeat signs.

•  Defining terms associated with printed music, including fermata, slur, fine, and da capo (D.C.)
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11.) Identify the four families of instruments in an orchestra.

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12.) Identify music terms related to dynamics in music, including fortissimo (ff) and pianissimo (pp).

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13.) Identify the musical alphabet ascending on lines and spaces from middle C to G above the staff.

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1.) Perform a varied repertoire of music using vocal technique, pure head tone, good diction, good posture, proper pitch and rhythm, and breath control.

•  Singing intervals within the major pentatonic scale
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•  Singing legato and staccato
•  Singing songs of other cultures and countries
•  Singing using a variety of dynamics
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2.) Sing in rounds or canons to create harmony.

•  Singing partner songs
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3.) Improvise eight-beat melodies using "sol," "mi," "la," "re," and "do" with half notes, quarter notes, quarter rests, and syncopation.

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4.) Perform simple chord progression on pitched instruments.

Example: I, V, I

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5.) Perform simple melodies on pitched instruments.

Examples: recorders, barred instruments, keyboards

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6.) Perform rhythm patterns, including syncopation and eighth- and sixteenth-note combinations on various rhythm instruments.

•  Playing melodic and rhythmic ostinati
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7.) Create new words for familiar songs, indicating phrase structure.

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8.) Improvise pentatonic melodies using a variety of sound sources, including electronic sources.

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9.) Identify ledger-line notes C and B below the treble staff.

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10.) Identify theme and variations in musical selections.

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11.) Identify melodic sequences in a melody.

Example: motif from first movement of Ludwig von Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

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12.) Classify orchestral instruments by family.

•  Identifying individual instruments by sight
•  Identifying individual instruments by sound
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13.) Recognize styles of twentieth-century music.

Examples: jazz, pop, country

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1.) Sing intervals on pitch within a major diatonic scale.

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2.) Improvise eight-beat melodies using "la," "sol," "mi," "re," and "do" with a variety of rhythms and phrases.

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3.) Play rhythm patterns, including triplets and dotted eighth- and sixteenth-note combinations on pitched and nonpitched instruments.

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•  Identifying tempo markings such as allegro, presto, largo, and andante
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4.) Perform simple melodies on recorders.

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5.) Improvise melodies in a major diatonic scale by singing or using a pitched instrument.

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6.) Compose melodies and accompaniments to songs, poems, stories, and dramatizations, using AB, ABA, and rondo forms.

•  Identifying components of a given composition, including harmony, melody, rhythm, texture, form, timbre, and expressive elements
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7.) Sing partner songs to create harmony.

•  Singing descants
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8.) Demonstrate appropriate use of legato and staccato in a song.

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10.) Identify ledger-line notes A, B, and C above the treble staff.

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11.) Identify whole and half steps of the major diatonic scale in printed music.

•  Identifying intervals of the diatonic scale in printed music
•  Recognizing the difference between major and minor tonality
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12.) Identify instruments in an orchestra by sight and sound.

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13.) Recognize vocal timbre as soprano, alto, tenor, or bass.

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14.) Identify eras of music.

Examples: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, contemporary

•  Identifying composers of each era of music
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1.) Play melodies on the recorder within an octave range, using a pleasing tone quality.

•  Demonstrating proper posture, hand position, and embouchure for playing a recorder
•  Identifying members of the recorder family
Examples: soprano, alto, tenor, bass

•  Demonstrating proper pitch control of notes in the lower register of the soprano recorder
•  Playing two- and three-part arrangements
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2.) Demonstrate a characteristic sound while singing unison or two-part songs.

•  Singing descants to produce harmony
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3.) Sight-read rhythm patterns commonly found in middle-level literature.

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4.) Sight-read eight-beat, stepwise, and unison melodic patterns.

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5.) Compose an eight-measure melody based on a diatonic scale using familiar rhythmic patterns.

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6.) Create movement to illustrate the form of a composition.

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7.) Describe the characteristics used by the composer in a selected musical example to create a mood or effect.

Example: Edvard Grieg's use of changes in tempo, dynamics, and instrumentation to create excitement in In the Hall of the Mountain King

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8.) Identify the names of lines and spaces in the bass clef.

•  Identifying accidentals, including flats, sharps, and naturals
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9.) Recognize I, IV, and V chords in C and F major.

•  Creating chordal accompaniments
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10.) Identify composite forms, including opera, oratorio, and musical theatre.

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11.) Identify polyphonic texture.

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12.) Identify the relationship of American music to American history.

Example: "We Shall Overcome" as a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement

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13.) Identify characteristic differences in music of various cultures.

Examples: Western music based on diatonic scale, music of the Far East based on pentatonic scale

•  Identifying instruments unique to a specific culture
Examples: bagpipe--Scottish, talking drums--African

•  Identifying ensembles unique to a specific culture
Examples:

- jazz band--American,

- mariachi band--Mexican,

- steel drums--Jamaican

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14.) Identify the relationship between music and other content areas.

Examples: graphing techniques used in music and mathematics to visualize relationships between two variables; investigations used in music and science to explore how sound travels; writing, reading, and diction studied in music and English language arts; specific terms used in music and visual arts for repeated patterns

•  Identifying uses of technology in music
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15.) Distinguish between compound duple and simple duple meter.

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16.) Identify irregular meters.

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17.) Demonstrate rhythmic augmentation and diminution in a familiar tune.

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