• First Nine Weeks:
     
    First Grade:
    1-R.1 Maintain steady beat
    1-R.2 Distinguish between steady beat and melodic rhythm
    1-M.1 Recognize and employ four functions of the voice
    1-M.2 Sing in tune
    1-M.3 Accurately imitate melodic patterns
    1-M.4 Compare pitches as higher or lower than another
    1-H.2 Employ body percussion
    1-H.3 Perform, on instruments, a rhythm ostinato
    1-E.1 Identify and perform dynamics as loud or soft
    1-E.2 Identify and perform tempi as fast or slow
    1-T.1 Identify four voice qualities: speak, sing, whisper, call
    1-T.4 Identify, visually, four orchestral instrument families
     
    Second Grade: 
    2-M.1 Recognize and employ various vocal qualities
    2-M.7 Employ do and re in melodic patterns including: smd, lsmd, mrd, smrd, lsmrd
    2-H.4 Perform, on mallet instruments, a broken bordun
    2-F.2 Identify phrases as same, similar or different
    2-E.1 Identify and perform dynamics as forte or piano
    2-E.2 Identify and perform tempi as largo or presto
     
    Third Grade:
    3-M.7 Employ so, la and do in melodic patterns
    3-H.1 Sing partner songs and multi part canon
    3-H.3 Perform in a three part instrument ensemble
    3-H.4 Perform, on mallet instruments, level arpeggiated borduns
    3-H.6 Identify trio texture
     
    Fourth Grade:
    4-R.4 Employ sixteenth notes in rhythmic patterns
    4-R.5 Recognize and employ syncopation patterns and the tie
    4-H.3 Perform in a multi-part instrumental ensemble
    4-M.7 Employ fa in melodic patterns
    4-E.1 Identify and perform mezzo-forte and mezzo-piano
    4-E.2 Identify and perform adagio and allegro
     
    Fifth Grade:
    5-R.4 Employ triplets and syncopation in rhythmic patterns
    5-R.7 Employ the metric counting system
    5-E.1 Identify and perform fortissimo and pianissimo
    5-T.3 Identify percussion instruments
    5-T.5 Experience world instruments
     
    Second Nine Weeks:
     
    First Grade:
    1-M.5 Recognize and identify melody patterns that move upward, downward or remain the same
    1-H.1 Perform a speech ostinato
    1-H.7 Distinguish between accompanied and unaccompanied vocal music
    1-F.1 Recognize a musical phrase
    1-F.2 Identify phrases as same or different
    1-T.2 Distinguish between voices and instruments
     
    Second Grade:
    2-H.3 Perform in a two-part instrument ensemble
    2-F.3 Identify and perform question and answer form
    2-T.3 Identify Brass instruments
    2-T.4 Identify, aurally, four orchestral instrument families
    2-T.5 Identify four nonpitched percussion groups: metal, drum, scraper and wood
     
    Third Grade:
    3-R.4 Employ rhythm patterns
    3-R.6 Employ meter signature in duple and triple meter
    3-T.2 Identify band, orchestra and chorus
    3-T.3 Identify string instruments
     
    Fourth Grade:
    4-H.1 Sing Descants
    4-H.4 Perform, on mallet instruments, a moving bordun
    4-H.6 Identify quartet texture
    4-T.3 Identify woodwind instruments
    4-T.4 Identify, visually, individual orchestral instruments
     
    Fifth Grade:
    5-H.1 Sing independent two part harmony
    5-M.7 Employ ti, in melodic patterns
    5-M.6 Identify a system, the clef and pitches on the grand staff
    5-H.6 Identify quintet texture
    5-T.4 Identify, aurally, individual orchestral instruments
     
    Third Nine Weeks:
     
    First Grade:
    1-R.1 Maintain steady beat
    1-R.3 Recognize rhythmic patterns as similar to or different from each other
    1-R.4 Employ quarter notes, eighth notes and quarter rests in rhythmic patterns
    1-M.3 Accurately imitate melodic patterns
    1-H.7 Distinguish between accompanied and unaccompanied vocal music
    1-F.1 Recognize a musical phrase
    1-F.2 Identify phrases as same or different
    1-E.1 Identify and perform dynamics as loud or soft
    1-T.3 Identify pitched and nonpitched classroom instruments
    1-G.1 Hear and sing music from diverse cultures
    1-G.2 Experience a variety of musical styles and genres
    1-M.1 Use creative movements to explore concepts of tempo and dynamics
     
    Second Grade:
    2-R.4 Employ half note, whole note, whole rest and half rest, and the tie in rhythmic patterns
    2-F.4 Identify and perform ABA and verse/refrain sectional forms
    2-F.5 Identify an introduction
    2-E.3 Identify and perform accent and fermata
     
    Third Grade:
    3-M.6 Identify ledger lines and treble staff pitches from ledger line c through top line f
    3-M.8 Identify, read and notate do pentatonic melodic patterns where do=c, f and g
    3-E.1 Identify and perform crescendo and decrescendo
    3-E.3 Identify and perform marcato, legato and staccato
    3-F.5 Identify an introduction, interlude and coda
     
    Fourth Grade:
    4-M.10 Perform at least three pitches on the soprano recorder
    4-E.3 Indentify and perform a slur
     
    Fifth Grade:
    5-E.2 Identify and perform andante and moderato
    5-M.8 Identify, read and notate diatonic melodic patterns in a variety of keys
    5-M.10 Perform at least five pitches on the soprano recorder
     
    Fourth Nine Weeks:
     
    First Grade:
    1-M.7 Employ mi, so, and la in melodic patterns
    1-H.4 Perform, on mallet instruments, a simple bordun (drone)
    1-H.5 Peform tonic chords on a chording instrument
    1-H.6 Identify solo vs. group texture
    1-F.3 Identify and perform call-and-response form
    1-F.4 Identify and perform AB sectional form
     
    Second Grade:
    2-R.6 Employ meters that are represented by time signatures (2/4, 4/4, 6/8)
    2-M.6 Indentify the clef and pitches FGAB
    2-H.1 Sing in a two-part canon
    2-H.6 Identify duet texture
     
    Third Grade:
    3-H.7 Create accompaniments and ostinati 
    3-E.2 Identify and perform accelerando and ritardando
    3-F.4 Identify and perform ABC sectional form
     
    Fourth Grade:
    4-M.10 Perform three pitches on the soprano recorder
    4-F.4 Identify and perform rondo sectional form
    4-T.1 Identify four adult vocal registers: soprano, alto, tenor and bass
     
    Fifth Grade:
    5-M.9 Identify major and minor tonality, key signatures and accidentals
    5-M.8 Identify, read and notate diatonic melodic patterns in a variety of keys
    5-F.4 Identify and perform theme and variations sectional form
Last Modified on June 10, 2020