Kindergarten – Fifth Grade: Section 1

SECTION 1: Content Standards, Benchmarks and Performance Standards

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Anchor Standard 1: Creating (Imagine): Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Enduring Understanding: The creative ideas, concepts, and feelings that influence musicians’ work emerge from a variety of sources.
Essential Question: How do musicians generate creative ideas?
1MU:Cr1.1.K: With guidance, explore and experience music concepts (such as beat and melodic contour).KLP01-05KLP13-02NM-00-03
2MU:Cr1.1.K: With guidance, generate musical ideas (such as movements or motives).KLP09-06KLP08-10KLP12-10
3MU:Cr1.1.1: With limited guidance, create musical ideas (such as answering a musical question) for a specific purpose.1LP08-051LP11-061LP21-10
4MU:Cr1.1.1: With limited guidance, generate musical ideas in multiple tonalities (such as major and minor) and meters (such as duple and triple).1LP25-021LP06-10NM-01-04, Tonal Patterns, 2nd bullet point in notes
5MU:Cr1.1.2: Improvise rhythmic and melodic patterns and musical ideas for a specific purpose.2LP15-092LP09-082LP08-06
6MU:Cr1.1.2: Generate musical patterns and ideas within the context of a given tonality (such as major and minor) and meter (such as duple and triple).2LP15-05NM-02-012LP07-03
7MU:Cr1.1.3: Improvise rhythmic and melodic ideas, and describe connection to specific purpose and context (such as personal and social).3LP03-053LP05-083LP09-06
8MU:Cr1.1.3: Generate musical ideas (such as rhythms and melodies) within a given tonality and/or meter.3LP09-053LP03-043LP13-08
9MU:Cr1.1.4: Improvise rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic ideas, and explain connection to specific purpose and context (such as social and cultural).4LP03-064LP09-084LP02-09
10MU:Cr1.1.4: Generate musical ideas (such as rhythms, melodies, and simple accompaniment patterns) within related tonalities (such as major and minor) and meters.4LP03-104LP08-084LP11-12
11MU:Cr.1.1.5: Improvise rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic ideas, and explain connection to specific purpose and context (such as social, cultural, and historical).5LP17-085LP13-125LP12-09
12MU:Cr.1.1.5: Generate musical ideas (such as rhythms, melodies, and accompaniment patterns) within specific related tonalities, meters, and simple chord changes.5LP31-035LP23-055LP10-08
Anchor Standard 2: Creating (Plan and Make): Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Enduring Understanding: Musicians’ creative choices are influenced by their expertise, context, and expressive intent.
Essential Question: How do musicians make creative decisions?
13MU: Cr2.K: With guidance, demonstrate and choose favorite musical ideas.KLP12-03NM-00-04KLP28-09
14MU: Cr2.K: With guidance, organize personal musical ideas using iconic notation and/or recording technology.NM-00-05KLP09-09KLP29-04
15MU:Cr2-1: With limited guidance, demonstrate and discuss personal reasons for selecting musical ideas that represent expressive intent.NM-01-05,(bullet points
3-10 in notes)
1LP30-101LP28-05
16MU:Cr2-1: With limited guidance, use iconic or standard notation and/or recording technology to document and organize personal musical ideas.1LP30-051LP20-08NM-01-01
17MU:Cr2-2: Demonstrate and explain personal reasons for selecting patterns and ideas for music that represent expressive intent.2LP13-112LP09-092LP28-05
18MU:Cr2-2: Use iconic or standard notation and/or recording technology to combine, sequence, and document personal musical ideas.2LP14-062LP03-102LP32-09
19MU:Cr2-3: Demonstrate selected musical ideas for a simple improvisation or composition to express intent, and describe connection to a specific purpose and context.3LP03-053LP09-063LP21-11
20MU:Cr2-3: Use standard and/or iconic notation and/or recording technology to document personal rhythmic and melodic musical ideas.3LP15-113LP03-043LP13-08
21MU:Cr2-4: Demonstrate selected and organized musical ideas for an improvisation, arrangement, or composition to express intent, and explain connection to purpose and context.4LP29-034LP20-074LP09-08
22MU:Cr2-4: Use standard and/or iconic notation and/or recording technology to document personal rhythmic, melodic, and simple harmonic musical ideas.4LP03-104LP08-084LP09-09
23MU:Cr2-5: Demonstrate selected and developed musical ideas for improvisations, arrangements, or compositions to express intent, and explain connection to purpose and context.5LP30-055LP24-095LP30-07
24MU:Cr2-5: Use standard and/or iconic notation and/or recording technology to document personal rhythmic, melodic, and two-chord harmonic musical ideas.NM-05-015LP31-055LP29-09
Anchor Standard 3: Creating (Evaluate and Refine): Refine and complete artistic work.
Enduring Understanding: Musicians evaluate, and refine their work through openness to new ideas, persistence, and the application of appropriate criteria.
Essential Question: How do musicians improve the quality of their creative work?
25MU: Cr3.1.K: With guidance, apply personal, peer, and teacher feedback in refining personal musical ideas.KLP03-03NM-00-09NM-00-01
26MU:Cr3.1.1. With limited guidance, discuss and apply personal, peer, and teacher feedback to refine personal musical ideas.NM-01-09 NM-01-101LP31-15
27MU:Cr3.1.2. Interpret and apply personal, peer, and teacher feedback to revise personal music.2LP08-072LP28-04NM-02-03
28MU:Cr3.1.3. Evaluate, refine, and document revisions to personal musical ideas, applying teacher-provided and collaboratively-developed criteria and feedback.3LP33-073LP13-083LP31-10
29MU:Cr3.1.4. Evaluate, refine, and document revisions to personal music, applying teacher-provided and collaboratively-developed criteria and feedback to show improvement over time.4LP29-094LP03-124LP31-05
30MU:Cr3.1.5. Evaluate, refine, and document revisions to personal music, applying teacher-provided and collaboratively-developed criteria and feedback, and explain rationale for changes.5LP25-08NM-05-025LP31-06
Anchor Standard 3: Creating (Present): Refine and complete artistic work.
Enduring Understanding: Musicians’ presentation of creative work is the culmination of a process of creation and communication
Essential Question: When is creative work ready to share?
31MU:Cr3.2.K: With guidance, demonstrate a final version of personal musical ideas to peers.NM-00-02NM-00-06KLP05-09
32MU:Cr3.2.1: With limited guidance, convey expressive intent for a specific purpose by presenting a final version of personal musical ideas to peers or informal audience.1LP17-07NM-01-11NM-01-12
33MU:Cr3.2.2: Convey expressive intent for a specific purpose by presenting a final version of personal musical ideas to peers or informal audience.2LP30-09NM-02-022LP33-10
34MU:Cr3.2.3: Present the final version of personal created music to others, and describe connection to expressive intent .3LP15-113LP09-053LP33-04
35MU:Cr3.2.4: Present the final version of personal created music to others, and explain connection to expressive intent.4LP29-034LP33-034LP42-03
36MU:Cr3.2.5: Present the final version of personal created music to others that demonstrates craftsmanship , and explain connection to expressive intent.5LP23-085LP06-095LP33-04
Anchor Standard 4: Performing (Select): Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
Enduring Understanding: Performers’ interest in and knowledge of musical works, understanding of their own technical skill, and the context for a performance influence the selection of repertoire.
Essential Question: How do performers select repertoire?
37MU:PR4.1.K: With guidance, demonstrate and state personal interest in varied musical selections.KLP35-04KLP06-09NM-00-10
38MU:PR4.1.1: With limited guidance, demonstrate and discuss personal interest in, knowledge about, and purpose of varied musical selections.1LP06-05NM-01-141LP31-08
39MU:PR4.1.2: Demonstrate and explain personal interest in, knowledge about, and purpose of varied musical selections.2LP35-042LP13-06NM-02-04
40MU:PR4.1.3: Demonstrate and explain how the selection of music to perform is influenced by personal interest, knowledge, purpose , and context .3LP35-043LP35-183LP30-08
41MU:PR4.1.4: Demonstrate and explain how the selection of music to perform is influenced by personal interest, knowledge, context, and technical skill .4LP35-044LP35-154LP18-05
42MU:PR4.1.5: Demonstrate and explain how the selection of music to perform is influenced by personal interest, knowledge, and context, as well as their personal and others’ technical skill.5LP43-115LP09-065LP41-11
Anchor Standard 4: Performing (Analyze): Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
Enduring Understanding: Analyzing creators’ context and how they manipulate elements of music provides insight into their intent and informs performance.
Essential Question: How does understanding the structure and context of musical works inform performance?
43MU:PR4.2.K: With guidance, explore and demonstrate awareness of music contrasts (such as high/low, loud/soft, same/different) in a variety of music selected for performance .KLP10-06KLP23-03KLP30-05
44MU:PR4.2.1: With limited guidance, demonstrate knowledge of music concepts (such as beat and melodic contour) in music from a variety of cultures selected for performance.1LP01-11NM-01-06NM-01-15
45MU:PR4.2.1: When analyzing selected music, read and perform rhythmic patterns using iconic or standard notation.NM-01-081LP33-07NM-01-07
46MU:PR4.2.2: Demonstrate knowledge of music concepts (such as tonality and meter) in music from a variety of cultures selected for performance.2LP06-032LP10-10NM-02-06
47MU:PR4.2.2: When analyzing selected music, read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation.2LP14-102LP21-02NM-02-07
48MU:PR4.2.3: Demonstrate understanding of the structure in music selected for performance.3LP11-023LP12-023LP02-05
49MU:PR4.2.3: When analyzing selected music, read and perform rhythmic patterns and melodic phrases using iconic and standard notation.3LP08-053LP13-043LP17-05
50MU:PR4.2.3: Describe how context (such as personal and social) can inform a performance.3LP06-053LP08-043LP13-04
51MU:PR4.2.4: Demonstrate understanding of the structure and the elements of music (such as rhythm, pitch, and form) in music selected for performance.4LP03-034LP11-024LP07-02
52MU:PR4.2.4: When analyzing selected music, read and perform using iconic and/or standard notation.4LP14-034LP15-024LP05-03
53MU:PR4.2.4: Explain how context (such as social and cultural) informs a performance.4LP13-044LP09-054LP07-05
54MU:PR4.2.5: Demonstrate understanding of the structure and the elements of music (such as rhythm, pitch, form, and harmony) in music selected for performance.5LP41-105LP42-07NM-05-03
55MU:PR4.2.5: When analyzing selected music, read and perform using standard notation.5LP43-065LP06-05NM-05-04
56MU:PR4.2.5: Explain how context (such as social, cultural, and historical) informs performances.5LP08-085LP27-025LP18-04
Anchor Standard 4: Performing (Interpret): Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
Enduring Understanding: Performers make interpretive decisions based on their understanding of context and expressive intent.
Essential Question: How do performers interpret musical works?
57MU:PR4.3.K: With guidance, demonstrate awareness of expressive qualities (such as voice quality, dynamics, and tempo) that support the creators’ expressive intent.KLP05-04KLP22-02KLP25-07
58MU:PR4.3.1: Demonstrate and describe music’s expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo).1LP22-031LP27-021LP26-08
59MU:PR4.3.2: Demonstrate understanding of expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo) and how creators use them to convey expressive intent.2LP23-062LP23-10NM02-09
60MU:PR4.3.3: Demonstrate and describe how intent is conveyed through expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo).3LP17-053LP26-053LP18-11
61MU:PR4.3.4: Demonstrate and explain how intent is conveyed through interpretive decisions and expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, and timbre).4LP27-114LP16-074LP31-04
62MU:PR4.3.5: Demonstrate and explain how intent is conveyed through interpretive decisions and expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, timbre, and articulation/style).NM-05-055LP31-115LP21-03
Anchor Standard 5: Performing (Rehearse, Evaluate and Refine): Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
Enduring Understanding: To express their musical ideas, musicians analyze, evaluate, and refine their performance over time through openness to new ideas, persistence, and the application of appropriate criteria.
Essential Question: How do musicians improve the quality of their performance?
63MU:Pr5.1.K: With guidance, apply personal, teacher, and peer feedback to refine performances.KLP04-10KLP17-05KLP35-05
64MU:Pr5.1.K: With guidance, use suggested strategies in rehearsal to improve the expressive qualities of music.KLP24-04KLP25-05NM-00-08
65MU:Pr5.1.1: With limited guidance, apply personal, teacher, and peer feedback to refine performances.NM-01-021LP27-081LP18-12
66MU:Pr5.1.1: With limited guidance, use suggested strategies in rehearsal to address interpretive challenges of music.1LP24-021LP05-051LP12-06
67MU:Pr5.1.2: Apply established criteria to judge the accuracy, expressiveness, and effectiveness of performances.2LP12-082LP24-09NM-02-08
68MU:Pr5.1.2: Rehearse, identify and apply strategies to address interpretive, performance, and technical challenges of music.NM-02-052LP11-022LP24-04
69MU:Pr5.1.3: Apply teacher-provided and collaboratively-developed criteria and feedback to evaluate accuracy of ensemble performances.3LP17-053LP24-093LP26-10
70MU:Pr5.1.3: Rehearse to refine technical accuracy, expressive qualities, and identified performance challenges.3LP25-083LP30-043LP22-12
71MU:Pr5.1.4: Apply teacher-provided and collaboratively-developed criteria and feedback to evaluate accuracy and expressiveness of ensemble and personal performances.4LP31-054LP32-054LP06-10
72MU:Pr5.1.4: Rehearse to refine technical accuracy and expressive qualities, and address performance challenges.4LP14-114LP32-054LP35-05
73MU:Pr5.1.5: Apply teacher-provided and established criteria and feedback to evaluate the accuracy and expressiveness of ensemble and personal performances.NM-05-065LP45-065LP32-05
74MU:Pr5.1.5: Rehearse to refine technical accuracy and expressive qualities to address challenges, and show improvement over time.NM-05-075LP44-085LP11-05
Anchor Standard 6: Performing (Present): Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Enduring Understanding: Individuals' selection of musical works is influenced by their interests, experiences, understandings, and purposes.
Essential Question: How do individuals choose music to experience?
75MU:PR6.1.K: With guidance, perform music with expression.NM-00-07KLP23-10KLP24-05
76MU:PR6.1.K: Perform appropriately for the audience.KLP06-05KLP30-02KLP36-03
77MU:PR6.1.1: With limited guidance, perform music for a specific purpose with expression.NM-01-031LP04-081LP24-03
78MU:PR6.1.1: Perform appropriately for the audience and purpose.1LP28-121LP36-03NM-01-16
79MU:PR6.1.2: Perform music for a specific purpose with expression and technical accuracy.2LP35-022LP32-032LP32-02
80MU:PR6.1.2: Perform appropriately for the audience and purpose.2LP36-032LP08-09NM-02-10
81MU:PR6.1.3: Perform music with expression and technical accuracy.3LP18-093LP16-043LP30-04
82MU:PR6.1.3: Demonstrate performance decorum and audience etiquette appropriate for the context and venue.3LP20-113LP36-033LP20-12
83MU:PR6.1.4: Perform music, alone or with others, with expression and technical accuracy, and appropriate interpretation.4LP33-034LP36-034LP06-09
84MU:PR6.1.4: Demonstrate performance decorum and audience etiquette appropriate for the context, venue, and genre.4LP18-054LP33-034LP42-03
85MU:PR6.1.5: Perform music, alone or with others, with expression, technical accuracy, and appropriate interpretation.5LP44-05NM-05-095LP06-11
86MU:PR6.1.5: Demonstrate performance decorum and audience etiquette appropriate for the context, venue, genre, and style.5LP45-065LP21-055LP36-03
Anchor Standard 7: Responding (Select): Perceive and analyze artistic work
Enduring Understanding: Individuals' selection of musical works is influenced by their interests, experiences, understandings, and purposes..
Essential Question: How do individuals choose music to experience?
87MU:Re7.1.K: With guidance, list personal interests and experiences and demonstrate why they prefer some music selections over others.KLP24-09KLP35-18KLP19-15
88MU:Re7.1.1: With limited guidance, identify and demonstrate how personal interests and experiences influence musical selection for specific purposes.NM-01-131LP34-241LP18-04
89MU:Re7.1.2: Explain and demonstrate how personal interests and experiences influence musical selection for specific purposes.2LP35-182LP31-122LP27-11
90MU:Re7.1.3: Demonstrate and describe how selected music connects to and is influenced by specific interests, experiences, or purposes.3LP35-183LP08-073LP04-04
91MU:Re7.1.4: Demonstrate and explain how selected music connects to and is influenced by specific interests, experiences, purposes, or contexts.4LP35-154LP15-064LP35-04
92MU:Re7.1.5: Demonstrate and explain, citing evidence, how selected music connects to and is influenced by specific interests, experiences, purposes, or contexts.5LP03-095LP44-10NM-05-08
Anchor Standard 7: Responding (Analyze): Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Enduring Understanding: Response to music is informed by analyzing context (social, cultural, and historical) and how creators and performers manipulate the elements of music.
Essential Question: How do individuals choose music to experience?
93MU:Re7.2.K: With guidance, demonstrate how a specific music concept (such as beat or melodic direction) is used in music.KLP02-04KLP13-11KLP30-03
94MU:Re7.2.1: With limited guidance, demonstrate and identify how specific music concepts (such as beat or pitch) are used in various styles of music for a purpose.1LP04-071LP12-101LP18-03
95MU:Re7.2.2: Describe how specific music concepts are used to support a specific purpose in music.2LP04-122LP20-042LP26-02
96MU:Re7.2.3: Demonstrate and describe how a response to music can be informed by the structure, the use of the elements of music, and context (such as personal and social).3LP32-063LP31-043LP27-03
97MU:Re7.2.4: Demonstrate and explain how responses to music are informed by the structure, the use of the elements of music, and context (such as social and cultural)4LP19-024LP08-044LP07-04
98MU:Re7.2.5: Demonstrate and explain, citing evidence, how responses to music are informed by the structure, the use of the elements of music, and context (such as social, cultural, and historical).5LP25-035LP05-055LP23-09
Anchor Standard 8: Responding (Interpret): Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
Enduring Understanding: Through their use of elements and structures of music, creators and performers provide clues to their expressive intent.
Essential Question: How do we discern the musical creators’ and performers’ expressive intent?
99MU:Re8.1.K: With guidance, demonstrate awareness of expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo) that reflect creators’/performers’ expressive intent.KLP22-04KLP25-06KLP27-07
100MU:Re8.1.1: With limited guidance, demonstrate and identify expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo) that reflect creators’/ performers’ expressive intent.1LP26-031LP22-111LP26-07
101MU:Re8.1.2: Demonstrate knowledge of music concepts and how they support creators’/ performers’ expressive intent.2LP22-112LP23-042LP14-08
102MU:Re8.1.3: Demonstrate and describe how the expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo) are used in performers’ interpretations to reflect expressive intent.3LP18-053LP26-053LP16-11
103MU:Re8.1.4: Demonstrate and explain how the expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, and timbre) are used in performers’ and personal interpretations to reflect expressive intent.4LP18-094LP26-044LP17-03
104MU:Re8.1.5: Demonstrate and explain how the expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, timbre, and articulation) are used in performers’ and personal interpretations to reflect expressive intent.5LP20-055LP20-105LP15-05
Anchor Standard 9: Responding (Evaluate): Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Enduring Understanding: The personal evaluation of musical work(s) and performance(s) is informed by analysis, interpretation, and established criteria.
Essential Question: How do we judge the quality of musical work(s) and performance(s)?
105MU:Re9.1.K: With guidance, apply personal and expressive preferences in the evaluation of musicKLP26-04KLP32-04KLP19-17
106MU:Re9.1.1: With limited guidance, apply personal and expressive preferences in the evaluation of music for specific purposes.1LP22-051LP26-041LP28-14
107MU:Re9.1.2: Apply personal and expressive preferences in the evaluation of music for specific purposes.2LP05-032LP17-032LP26-10
108MU:Re9.1.3: Evaluate musical works and performances, applying established criteria, and describe appropriateness to the context.3LP33-083LP18-113LP31-14
109MU:Re9.1.4: Evaluate musical works and performances, applying established criteria, and explain appropriateness to the context.4LP33-034LP31-084LP41-08
110MU:Re9.1.5: Evaluate musical works and performances, applying established criteria, and explain appropriateness to the context, citing evidence from the elements of music.5LP33-065LP16-115LP16-04
Anchor Standard 10: Connecting: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
Enduring Understanding: Musicians connect their personal interests, experiences, ideas, and knowledge to creating, performing, and responding.
Essential Question: How do musicians make meaningful connections to creating, performing, and responding?
111MU:Cn10.0.K-5: Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.NM-01-173LP31-095LP26-09
Anchor Standard 11: Connecting: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding
Enduring Understanding: Understanding connections to varied contexts and daily life enhances musicians’ creating, performing, and responding.
Essential Question:How do the other arts, other disciplines, contexts, and daily life inform creating, performing, and responding to music?
112MU:Cn11.0.K-5: Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.1LP27-073LP03-105LP22-03