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will read and note music 25A
will read pictorial notation for quarter notes, quarter rests, and beamed eighth notes. 25a1
will read pictorial representations for high and low pitches and for sol and mi. 25a1
will read beamed eighth notes, quarter and half notes, rests, and tied notes. 25a1
will read step and skip patterns on a treble clef staff. 25a1
will manipulate notation for patterns containing the tones sol-mi-la, sol-mi-do, and mi-re-do, e.g., flannel board. 25a1
will relate the term tempo to the speed at which a piece is performed. 25a1
will use solfeggio syllables, numbers, or letter names, read notation for the tones mi, sole, la, do and re. 25a1
will recognize and perform crescendo and decrescendo markings. 25a1
will observe repeat signs. 25a1
will read eighth notes and rests in 2, 3, and 4 meters. 25a2
will recognize the symbols mp and mf; perform a ritardando, and accelerando, a tempo; and interpret D.C. al Fine. 25a2
will notate simple melodic and rhythmic patterns on a staff. 25a2
will use sharps and flats and identify their functions. 25a2
will read dotted quarter and half notes and rests in meters of 2, 3, and 4. 25a2
will read notation for melodies based upon major scales; notate short melodic patterns presented aurally. 25a2
will demonstrate adante, allegro, adagio, and Dal Segno. 25a2
will sight read melodies and rhythms including sixteenth notes and rests in treble clef. 25a2
will identify bass clef, staccato and legato marks. 25a2
will create and notate a minor melody. 25a2
will read music with dotted eighth and sixteenth notes and rests. 25a3
will read melodies and rhythms at sight in bass clef. 25a3
will interpret tempo and expressive markings, e.g., maestoso, misterioso, dolce, largo, and presto. 25a3
will accurately notate original melodies and rhythms on the staff. 25a3
will read and interpret ritardando. 25a3
will create and notate an ostinato (repeated pattern) accompaniment. 25a3
will interpret the symbols pp, ff, sfz, fp, a tempo subito p, subito f, and rubato. 25a3
will describe the use of rhythmic and expressive markings in a four-stave vocal score. 25a4
will identify the melody and harmony parts in a four-stave vocal score. 25a4
will sight-read, accurately and expressively, his/her own part from a four-part vocal score. 25a4
will describe the use of treble and bass clef signs in a four-stave vocal score. 25a4
will identify melodies and harmonic passages in a full-vocal score. 25a5
will interpret a vocal score containing non-standard notation. 25a5
will sight-read a four-part chorale with one person per part. 25a5
will prepare a score analysis identify musical elements used including transpositions and clefs. 25a5

will listen to, analyze, and describe music 25A
will identify repeating rhythm patterns in music of various cultures. 25a1
will identify bass and soprano voices. 25a1
will demonstrate dynamic changes. 25a1
will identify an introduction and a coda. 25a1
will identify melodies with and without accompaniment in aural presentations of music. 25a1
will identify repeating melodic phrases within folk songs. 25a1
will use music terminology in explaining music presented aurally. 25a1
will identify instruments unique to various cultures. 25a1
will identify call and response. 25a1
will move expressively to demonstrate the character of a musical selection. 25a1
will distinguish between pitched and non-pitched instruments, e.g., classroom rhythm and meloic instruments. 25a1
will identify differences in elements and expressive qualities. 25a1
will describe simple variations on a theme. 25a2
will identify distinguishing elements of varied styles of American music. 25a2
will identify expressive qualities of staccato and legato in aurally presented music. 25a2
will identify theme and variations in discussion of aurally presented music. 25a2
will identify syncopation in a variety of genres, e.g., blues, spirituals, Latin style music. 25a2
will describe stories and emotions conveyed through ballads aurally presented. 25a2
will distinguish between soprano, alto, tenor, and bass voices. 25a2
will identify instruments both visually and aurally of the string family, woodwind family, brass family, and the percussion family. 25a2
will distinguish between orchestra and band music presented aurally. 25a2
will describe events as they occur in various musical forms; e.g., fugue, rondo. 25a3
will describe characterisitics of music genres and styles from countries and cultures of the Western hemisphere. 25a3
will identify minor/major tonality, tempo changes and musical forms in discussion of aurally presented music. 25a3
will discuss how unity and variety are achieved in aurally presented musical selections. 25a3
will describe characteristics of a variety of music from countries and cultures of the Eastern hemisphere. 25a3
will identify and describe changes in elements and expressive qualities (e.g., crescendo, ritardando, fermata, meter, and sforzando). 25a3

will perform on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. 25B
will perform a steady beat on rhythm instruments. 25b1
will perform stepwise and skipwise patterns on melodic instruments 25b1
will imitate an easy rhythmic pattern. 25b1
will perform rhythm patterns with varying dynamics and timbres, e.g., loudness and tone qualities. 25b1
will echo a short melodic pattern. 25b1
will play with appropriately matched dynamic levels, i.e., loud vs. soft. 25b1
will perform an ostinato, i.e., repeated pattern, to accompany class singing. 25b1
will perform a harmonic accompaniment, using tonic and dominant chords to accompany singing. 25b1
will perform with appropriate technique on melodic instruments, e.g., bells and Orff instruments 25b2
will play an easy rhythmic and melodic pattern from notation. 25b2
will play a varied repertoire of folk, patriotic, and seasonal pieces on classroom instruments. 25b2
will play one part in a round while the class sings the other part(s). 25b2
will perform an instrumental part with correct pitch and rhythm, appropriate dynamics, and maintain a steady tempo. 25b2
will play an Autoharp or dulcimer part to accompany class singing. 25b2
will perform chords on a keyboard-type instrument. 25b2
will play easy instrumental literature using classroom instruments demonstrating changes in tempo, keys and meters. 25b2
will perform an instrumental accompaniment for class singing. 25b3
will use classroom instruments, while playing moderately difficult literature, demonstrating various meters and rhythms in a variety of keys with attention to phrasing and interpretive elements. 25b3
will play by ear a three-chord accompaniment to a melody. 25b3
will play by ear a three-chord accompaniment to a melody. 25b3
will perform on folk instruments music of the American heritage with appropriate stylistic interpretation. 25b3

will improvise melodies, variations, and accompaniments 25B
will improvise and "answer" to a pentatonic phrase sung or played by the teacher. 25b1
will improvise a rhythmic introduction and two to four measure rhythmic ostinato (repeated pattern) to accompany a melody. 25b1
will improvise a phrase to answer a "question" sung by the teacher. 25b1
will improvise a rhythm pattern for a character in a story. 25b1
will improvise a tune, e.g., for a two-line poem, or engage in a tuneful conversation. 25b1
will improvise a minor phrase to answer a minor "question" sung or played by the teacher. 25b2
will improvise a two to four measure melodic ostinato to accompany a melody. 25b2
will improvise a rhythmic accompaniment for a song. 25b2
will improvise rhythmic "answers" in a variety of styles, e.g., syncopated Latin style. 25b2
will improvise rhythmic accompaniment using a non-traditional sound source. 25b2
will improvise short songs and instrumental pieces using electronic media, e.g., tape recorder or computer. 25b2
will improvise simple choral accompaniments on classroom instruments, e.g., Autoharp, recorder, and dulcimer. 25b2
will improvise melodic variations on a pentatonic melody, e.g., do, re, mi, sol, la. 25b2
will improvise a simple harmonic accompaniment using two chords. 25b3
will improvise melodic variations on a major melody. 25b3
will improvise a melody in the style of a waltz. 25b3
will participate in the improvisation of tone clusters to accompany songs, e.g., piano, bells, and recorders. 25b3
will improvise a melody in the style of a march. 25b3
will improvise melodic embellishments of a minor melody. 25b3
will improvise a simple harmonic accompaniment using three chords. 25b3
will improvise appropriate harmonizing parts to a standard gospel or folk tune. 25b4
will sing improvised rhythmic and melodic variations on a given pentatonic melody. 25b4
will improvise an original melody over a given chord progression in a folk music style demonstrating appropriate tonality. 25b4
will sing improvised rhythmic and melodic variations on a given melody in a major or minor key. 25b4
will improvise appropriate harmonizing parts to a jazz tune. 25b4
will improvise stylistically appropriate harmonizing parts over a given melody in Baroque style. 25b5
will sing improvised melodies in a variety of styles over given chord progressions, e.g., jazz, swing, blues. 25b5

will compose and arrange music within specified timelines. 26B
will create sounds to accompany readings. 26b1
will use percussion and vocal sounds in original compositions. 26b1
will use instruments to dramatize a story or poem. 26b1
will create a song for an original (student created) poem. 26b1
will create a song in binary form, i.e., ab form. 26b1
will sing or play on classroom instruments a variety of music representing diverse cultures and styles. 26b1
will compose a two-phrase melody using a two-chord harmonic structure. 26b2
will notate familiar simple melodies for classroom instruments, e.g., recorder, Orff, bells. 26b2
will use found sounds in original compositions, e.g., clap, chair squeak. 26b2
will create a song or instrumental piece in rondo (abaca) form. 26b2
will create melodies to accompany plays and/or stories. 26b2
will create a song in ternary form, e.g., aba, and use a variety of melodic sounds in original compositions, e.g., Orff instruments. 26b2
will compose a short piece within specified guidelines, demonstrating how the elements of music are used to achieve unity and variety, tension and release, and balance. 26b3
will arrange an accompaniment for a folk song. 26b3
will use electronic media in composition and arrangement of musical pieces. 26b3
will record sounds using analog or digital means and use them in original compositions. 26b3
will use traditional instruments in nontraditional ways in arranging familiar songs. 26b3

will understand music in relation to history and culture. 27A
will identify and describe aurally presented examples of music appropriate for special events. 27a1
will sing at least three patriotic songs. 27a1
will sing folk songs from memory. 27a1
will discuss music heard outside the home setting. 27a1
will discuss musicians' roles in radio, television, and other settings in home, school, and family. 27a1
will identify familiar folk songs. 27a1
will discuss and demonstrate proper manners and etiquette in the classroom during listening, singing, and playing. 27a1
will identify the uses of music found in American history. 27a2
will identify forms used in aurally presented examples of music from various cultures. 27a2
will discuss musical events, opportunities, and the role of musicians in the community. 27a2
will discuss and demonstrate appropriate audience behaviors for non-traditional musical performances, e.g., jazz performances. 27a2
will classify exemplary works by American composers by genre and style and explain chracteristics that cause them to be considered exemplary. 27a2
will classify exemplary works by North and South American composers by genre and style and explain chracteristics that cause them to be considered exemplary. 27a3
will describe the functions music serves in Mexico, Central and South America. 27a3
will classify by genre and style exemplary works by European and Eastern hemisphere composers and explain characteristics that cause them to be considered exemplary. 27a3
will discuss musical careers in American society and give examples of prominents people and groups in these careers. 27a3
will classify aural examples of unfamiliar choral works on a music timeline. 27a4
will trace the source and evolution of American jazz and identify singers such as Bessie Smith. 27a4
will identify the roles of 20th century musicians and cite representative examples, e.g., Aaron Copeland, Leonard Bernstein, Kathleen Battle, Whitney Houston, Irving Berlin, and others of various styles. 27a4
will trace the source and evolution of the American spiritual and identify choral arrangers, e.g., Jester Hairston. 27a4
will identify various roles that vocal musicians perform (performer, composer, and conductor) and cite examples of representative individuals for each role. 27a4
will prepare program notes for a given performance piece. 27a5
will identify and describe the roots of spiritual music in American society. 27a5
will create a display demonstrating the stylistic features, aesthetic tradition, and historical/cultural context of American folk music. 27a5

will evaluate music and music performances. 27A
will discuss evauation criteria in terms of different styles of music and evalute performances of music of different styles. 27a3
will expand criteria for evaluating performances and compositions; apply selected criteria to evaluations of exemplary musical performances and compositions. 27a3