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Arts Education, Grade 5, Music, 2006

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

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

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
4.) Perform simple melodies on recorders.

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

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
7.) Sing partner songs to create harmony.

•  Singing descants
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.

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
12.) Identify instruments in an orchestra by sight and sound.

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

14.) Identify eras of music.

Examples: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, contemporary

•  Identifying composers of each era of music
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