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Music Quarters

Quarters 1-4 
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Musical Skills 

  • Singing 
  • Playing 
  • Performing 
  • Moving 
  • Creating 
  • Listening 
  • Improvising 
  • Evaluating 


Musical Tools 

  • Non-pitched Percussion Instruments 
  • Pitched Percussion Instruments 
  • Technology 
  • Movement Manipulatives 
  • Rhythmic Manipulatives 
  • Literature 
  • Creation Manipulatives 


Music Concepts 

  • Beat 
  • Meter 
  • Rhythm 
  • Voice 
  • Melody 
  • Notes and Rests 
  • Dynamics 
  • Instrument Families 
  • Composition 
  • Form 
  • Musical Theater 


Music History 

  • Composers 
  • Musical Compositions 
  • Timelines 
  • Baroque Period 

Performance Standards:


  • Improvise rhythmic and melodic patterns and musical ideas for a specific purpose. (Cr.1.2.a)
  • Generate musical patterns and ideas within the context of a given tonality (such as major and minor) and meter (such as duple and triple). (Cr.1.2.b)
  • Demonstrate and explain personal reasons for selecting patterns and ideas for music that represent expressive intent. (Cr.2.2.a)
  • Use iconic or standard notation and/or recording technology to combine, sequence, and document personal musical ideas. (Cr.2.2.b)
  • Interpret and apply personal, peer, and teacher feedback to revise personal music. (Cr.3.2)
  • Convey expressive intent for a specific purpose by presenting a final version of personal musical ideas to peer or informal audience. (Cr.4.2)


  • Demonstrate and explain personal interest in, knowledge about, and purpose of varied musical selections. (Pr.1.2)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of music concepts (such as tonality and meter) in music from a variety of cultures selected for performance(Pr.2.2.a)
  • When analyzing selected music, read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation. (Pr.2.2.b)
  • Demonstrate understanding of expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo) and how creators use them to convey expressive intent. (Pr.3.2)
  • Apply established criteria to judge the accuracy, expressiveness, and effectiveness of performances.(Pr.4.2.a)
  • Rehearse, identify and apply strategies to address interpretive, performance, and technical challenges of music. (Pr.4.2.b)
  • Perform music for a specific purpose with expression and technical accuracy. (Pr.5.2.a)
  • Perform appropriately for the audience and purpose. (Pr.5.2.b)

  •     Explain and demonstrate how personal interests and experiences influence musical selection for specific purposes. (Re.1.2)
  •     Describe how specific music concepts are used to support a specific purpose in music. (Re.2.2)
  •     Demonstrate knowledge of music concepts and how they support creators'/performers' expressive intent. (Re.3.2)
  •     Apply personal and expressive preferences in the evaluation of music for specific purposes. (Re.4.2)