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PRE K - 2ND GRADE

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTORS

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTORS
  STANDARD 2
EXPLORE PK-2-E-1 identify and distinguish uses of the voice (i.e., whisper, shout, speak, sing)
PK-2-E-2 identify and manipulate high and low pitches
PK-2-E-3 distinguish between steady beat and rhythmic patterns
PK-2-E-4 read basic notation (quarter notes, quarter rests, beamed eighth notes, half notes, half rests)
PK-2-E-5 distinguish between same and different musical phrases
PK-2-E-6 identify basic terminology (piano, forte, tempo, rhythm, melody)
PK-2-E-7 evaluate their own musical performance
PK-2-E-8 identify musical instruments
PK-2-E-9 identify different genres
PK-2-E-10 identify how different instruments are used to create a sound
PK-2-E-11 distinguish instrument families
PK-2-E-12 evaluate others musical performance
  PK-2-E-13 read rhythmic notation for 2/4 and 4/4
  PK-2-E-14 identify AB form, verse/chorus
  STANDARD 4
RELATE PK-2-R-1 relate music to other disciplines (e.g., children's literature, art, etc.)
PK-2-R-2 discuss responsibility and how it relates to appropriate audience behavior
PK-2-R-3 demonstrate civic literacy by singing American and Patriotic folk songs
PK-2-R-4 sing and discuss community and global music as well as holiday songs
PK-2-R-5 discuss how music is used in daily life (e.g., television, radio, internet, etc.)
PK-2-R-6 discuss and demonstrate roles of musicians in society and as performers
PK-2-R-7 identify instruments unique to various cultures
  STANDARD 2
CREATE PK-2-C-1 improvise a melodic or rhythmic phrase
PK-2-C-2 create appropriate sounds to accompany stories or poems
PK-2-C-3 compose a rhythmic or melodic pattern to represent a character in a story
PK-2-C-4 improvise on a melodic instrument within specific guidelines
PK-2-C-5 improvise a rhythmic pattern for a song
PK-2-C-6 compose a piece of music in AB form
PK-2-C-7 compose an original composition
  STANDARD 1
PERFORMING PK-2-P-1 participate in a variety of songs
PK-2-P-2 sing loudly and softly
PK-2-P-3 sing high and low pitches
PK-2-P-4 echo a simple rhythmic pattern
PK-2-P-5 perform steady beat and melodic rhythm
PK-2-P-6 perform rhythms using quarter notes, quarter rests, beamed eight notes, half notes and half rests
PK-2-P-7 communicate by moving expressively to music
PK-2-P-8 demonstrate slow and fast tempi through movement
PK-2-P-9 demonstrate high and low pitches through movement
PK-2-P-10 demonstrate strong and weak beats through movement
PK-2-P-11 perform an accompaniment to a song (i.e., rhythm instruments, melodic instruments, body percussion
     
     
     

 3RD - 4TH GRADE

 

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTORS

 

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTORS
  STANDARD 2
EXPLORE 3-4-E-1 identify aurally and visually orchestra, band, and folk instruments
3-4-E-2 distinguish between orchestra and band
3-4-E-3 expan previously learned notation to include single eighth notes and rests and beamed sixteenth notes
3-4-E-4 expand previously learned notation to include whole notes and rests and dotted half notes
3-4-E-5 read notation for songs
3-4-E-6 read rhythmic notation in 3/4 meter
3-4-E-7 identify treble clef
3-4-E-8 identify bass clef
3-4-E-9 identify notes on the treble clef by letter name
3-4-E-10 identify use of sharps and flats
3-4-E-11 manipulate/notate notes for the major scale
3-4-E-12 identify pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff dynamics
3-4-E-13 recognize symbols for cresendo and descresendo
3-4-E-14 identify four vocal parts: soprano, alto, tenor, bass
3-4-E-15 identify and demonstrate stacto and legato
3-4-E-16 identify and demonstrate fermata
3-4-E-17 identify ritardando, accelerando and tempo
3-4-E-18 identify and demonstrate first and second endings
3-4-E-19 identify and demonstrate D.C. al Fine and D.S.
3-4-E-20 identify ABA form
3-4-E-21 evaluate their own musical performance
  STANDARD 4
RELATE 3-4-R-1 collaborate with others in a musical play
3-4-R-2 create a visual artwork for a piece of music or create for visual art
3-4-R-3 compare and contrast works of art and music that are based on the same event, subject, or mood
3-4-R-4 relate ABA forms in related arts
3-4-R-5 sing and interpret foreign langauge songs from global cultures
3-4-R-6 refine the use of italine in music terminology
3-4-R-7 develop civic literacy by singing community and patriotic songs
3-4-R-8 sing spirtiuals, gospel songs, and work songs to recognize their roles in American history
3-4-R-9 identify and discuss tone production for instrument and voices
3-4-R-10 explore musical careers (e.g., conductor, composer, accompanist, etc.)
3-4-R-11 explore 21st century skills relevant to musical careers (e.g., leadership, ethics, responsibility, etc.)
3-4-R-12 discuss and demonstrate social responsibility through appropriate performance and audience behavior
  STANDARD 2
CREATE 3-4-C-1 improvise music questions and answers
3-4-C-2 compose a piece of music using different dynamics
3-4-C-3 given a theme, create variations on that theme
3-4-C-4 compose a song in ABA form
3-4-C-5 compose a piece of music using rondo form
  STANDARD 1
PERFORMING 3-4-P-1 expand singing songs in major and minor keyes
3-4-P-2 sing or perform an ostinato
3-4-P-3 sing two part round and partner songs
3-4-P-4 perform syncopated patterns
3-4-P-5 perform rhytmic patterns from notation
3-4-P-6 play melodic patterns from notation
3-4-P-7 play chords to harmonize the melody
3-4-P-8 accompany singing on a variety of classroom instruments
3-4-P-9 perform rhythmic and melodic patterns to add special effects to songs
3-4-P-10 demonstrate presto, moderato, andante and largo through movement
3-4-P-11 perform an accompaniment to a song (i.e., rhythm instruments, melodic instruments, body percussion

 

 5TH-8TH GRADE

 

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTORS

 

 

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTORS 5 4 3 2 1
STANDARD 2
5-8-E-1 aurally identify soprano, alto, tenor, and bass voice          
5-8-E-2 visually and aurally identify musical instruments (e.g., traditional, folk, electronic, etc.)          
5-8-E-3 aurally distinguish between major and minor tonalities          
5-8-E-4 review and refine previously learned music notation          
5-8-E-5 read rhythmic patterns for 2/4, 3/4, 4/4 and 6/8          
5-8-E-6 follow a musical score          
5-8-E-7 identify a key change and/or modulation          
5-8-E-8 interpret tempo markings and dynamics          
5-8-E-9 review current events in music technology          
5-8-E-10 identify and research music careers          
5-8-E-11 identify different elements of music and film          
5-8-E-12 distinguish characteristics of a quality song using correct terminology          
5-8-E-13 interpret lyrics and how the music fits stylistically          
5-8-E-14 explore different genres and styles of music          
5-8-E-15 famous composers, artists, singer/songwriters, etc.          
5-8-E-16 identify influencial persons of interests throughout music history          
STANDARD 4
5-8-R-1 develop civic literacy though the study of patriotic selections          
5-8-R-2 explore and characterize music from various global cultures          
5-8-R-3 examine the science of acoustics and music          
5-8-R-4 use information and communication technology to examine aspects of musical careers          
5-8-R-5 discuss the evolution of musical styles including their relationships to historical events          
5-8-R-6 discuss the influences of current popular music and how their influences impacted their musical style          
5-8-R-7 discuss and demonstrate appropriate audience and performance behavior in a given setting          
STANDARD 2
5-8-C-1 improvise on a percussion instrument (e.g., drum circle, percussion ensemble)          
5-8-C-2 improvise on a melodic instrument          
5-8-C-3 compose a piece of music using music technology (e.g., garage band, MaKey MaKey)          
5-8-C-4 compose melodies in major/minor keys          
5-8-C-5 compose a four chord song (e.g., C, G, Am, F)          
5-8-C-6 compose music for a short video          
STANDARD 1
5-8-P-1 sing songs and/or play instrumentsin unison and two-part har mony          
5-8-P-2 sing and play major/minor melodies          
5-8-P-3 play major/minor chords          
5-8-P-4 perform music in a variety of styles (e.g., classical, folk, jazz, etc.O)          
5-8-P-5 perform a composition and/or accompaniments on instruments          
5-8-P-6 match pitches with good intonation and tone quality          
5-8-P-7 perform on a piece of music for class          
5-8-P-8 evaluate their own musical performance          
5-8-P-9 perform with others on a piece of music          

 

ADDITIONALLY SBS CHARTER MUSIC OFFERS:

BEGINNING BAND - GRADES 4-5

INTERMEDIATE BAND - GRADES 6-8

CHILDREN'S CHOIR - GRADES 2-4

SHOW CHOIR - GRADES 5-8

PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE - GRADES 6-8

STUDENTS ARE LIMITED OF NO MORE THAN 2 ENSEMBLES AS OF 5/1/13