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Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Music
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1.) Sing simple songs alone and with others following the contour of melody.

•  Memorizing songs
Arts Education (2006)
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2.) Demonstrate responses to nonverbal conducting cues.

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

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Music
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3.) Imitate a steady beat while playing various rhythm instruments.

•  Recognizing the presence or absence of a steady beat
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
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4.) Echo short rhythm patterns consisting of quarter notes, quarter rests, and paired eighth notes.

Arts Education (2006)
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5.) Improvise four-beat melodies using "la," "sol," and "mi."

Arts Education (2006)
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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

Arts Education (2006)
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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.

Arts Education (2006)
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10.) Identify sets of two and three beats.

Arts Education (2006)
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11.) Recognize differences between adult and children's voices.

Arts Education (2006)
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12.) Demonstrate singing and speaking voices.

Example: singing and reciting the alphabet

Arts Education (2006)
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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"

Arts Education (2006)
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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

Arts Education (2006)
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16.) Identify the seven letters of the musical alphabet.