• First Quarter:


    K-R.1 Maintain steady beat

    K-M.2 Imitate pattern

    K-H.4  Unison/ group/ solo

    K-F.1  Recognize a musical phrase

    K-F.3  Call and response

    K-T.1  Recognize and employ four functions of the voice

    K-T.2  Voice vs. instrument

    K-T.3  Experience unpitched classroom instruments

    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-H.3    Perform, on mallet instruments, a simple bordun

    1-T.1    Identify four voice qualities: speak, sing, whisper, call                                

    Second Grade:       

    2-M.1   Recognize and employ various vocal qualities

    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 and piano

    2-E.2  Identify and perform tempi as largo or presto

    2-F.3   Identify and perform question and answer phrase form 



    Third Grade:           

    3-E.2   Identify and perform accelerando and ritardando 

    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-T.3    Identify percussion instruments

    5-T.5    Experience world instruments

    Second Quarter:


    K-R.5   Strong vs. weak beats

    K-T.1    Singing voice vs. speaking voice

    K-E.3    Loud vs. soft

    K-M.2   Imitate patterns

    K-M.3   Identify higher/ lower

    K-M.1   Sing in tune

    K-R.1   Perform a steady beat

    K-T.3   Play classroom instruments


    First Grade:            

    1-M.5  Recognize and identify melody patterns that move upward, downward, or remain

                the same

    1-R.4  Employ quarter notes, eighth notes and quarter rests in rhythmic patterns

    1-E.1    Identify and perform dynamics as loud or soft                               

    1-E.2    Identify and perform tempi as fast or slow                                

    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-F.4  Identify and perform AB sectional form

    1-F.6  Identify and explain the function of the repeat sign

    1-T.2  Distinguish between voices and instruments


    Second Grade:

    2-R.6  Employ meters that are represented by time signatures (2/4, 4/4, 6/8)                           

    2-H.3  Perform in a two-part instrument ensemble      

    2-T.3  Identify Brass instruments

    2-T.4  Identify, aurally, four orchestral instrument families


    Third Grade:           

    3-E.1    Identify and perform crescendo and decrescendo

    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.4    Perform, on mallet instruments, a moving bordun

    4-H.6    Identify quartet texture

    4-M.10  Perform at least three pitches on the soprano recorder


    Fifth Grade:              

    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-M.10  Perform at least five pitches on the soprano recorder

    5-E.1    Identify and perform fortissimo and pianissimo


    Third Quarter:


    K-R.2  Melodic rhythm

    K-E.2  Fast vs. slow

    K-H.2  Perform various body percussion

    K-T.3  Play classroom instruments

    K-E.1  High vs. low

    K-M.1 Sing in tune

    K-M.4 Upward, downward, same


    First Grade:

    1-R.3  Recognize rhythmic patterns as similar to or different from each other

    1-R.4  Employ quarter note, eighth notes and quarter rests in rhythmic patterns

    1-M.3  Accurately imitate melodic patterns

    1-M.7  Employ mi, so, and la in melodic patterns, including:  sm, slsm, smlsm

    1-T.3   Identify pitched and un-pitched classroom instruments

    1-G     Hear and sing music from diverse cultures

    1-G2   Experience a variety of musical styles and genres, including American popular    



    Second Grade:       

    2-M.7  Employ do and re in melodic patterns including: smd, lsmd, mrd, smrd,  lsmrd

    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

    2-T.5  Identify four un-pitched percussion groups: metal, drum, scraper, wood


    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, g

    3-E.3  Identify and perform marcato, legato, and staccato


    Fourth Grade:          

    4-F.6     Identify and explain the function of musical directives

    4-M.10  Perform at least three pitches on the soprano recorder

    4-M.8     Identify and notate do- pentatonic and la-pentatonic melodic patterns in

                  a  variety of keys

    4-R.6     Employ and explain the function of the time signatures 2-4 and 4-4 in usual 

                 duple meter and the time signatures 3-4 and  6-8 in usual triple meter
    4-E.3     Identify and perform a slur

    4-H.1     Sing Descants

    4-H.7     Improvise, compose, and notate accompaniments and ostinati


    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 Quarter:


    K-T.3  Playing classroom instruments

    K-M.1 Sing in tune

    K-H.3  Rhythm ostinato

    K-F.4  AB form

    K-R.1  Perform a steady beat

    K-R.4  Experience various rhythms

    K-R.3  Sound vs. Silence

    K-M.5 Sing So Mi songs


    First Grade:            

    1-M.6  Identify the music staff

    1-H.5  Perform tonic chords on a chording instrument

    1-H.6  Identify solo versus group texture

    1-F.3  Identify and perform call-and-response form

    1-T.4  Identify, visually, the four orchestral instrument families


    Second Grade:       

    2-M.6  Identify the clef and pitches FGAB

    2-H.1  Sing in two-part canon                            

    2-H.5  Perform tonic and dominant chords on a chording instrument                           

    2-H.6  Identify duet texture

    2-R.4  Employ half note, whole note, whole rest and half rest, and the tie in rhythmic     



    Third Grade:  

    3-H.7  Create accompaniments and ostinati

    3-H.1  Sing partner songs and multi part canon

    3-F.5  Identify an introduction, interlude, and coda

    3-F.4  Identify and perform ABC sectional form

    3-M.7  Employ so, la, and do in melodic patterns


    Fourth Grade:         

    4-H.5    Perform tonic, subdominant, and dominant chords on a chording instrument

    4-F.4    Identify and perform rondo sectional form

    4-T.1    Identify four adult vocal registers: soprano, alto, tenor, bass

    4-T.3    Identify woodwind instruments

    4-T.4    Identify, visually, individual orchestral instruments


    Fifth Grade:  

    5-R.7  Employ the metric counting system

    5-M.9  Identify major and minor tonality, key signatures and accidentals               

    5-H.5  Perform, on chording instruments, various chords in major and minor tonalities

    5-F.4   Identify and perform theme and variations sectional form

    5-H.1   Sing independent two part harmony

    5-T.4  Identify, aurally, individual orchestral instruments

Last Modified on August 18, 2022