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Music 
 Standard 3.Improvises melodies, variations, and accompaniments
  
TopicImprovising musical phrases and patterns
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 3.Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using a variety of sound sources, including traditional sounds (e.g., voices, instruments), nontraditional sounds (e.g., paper tearing, pencil tapping), body sounds (e.g., hands clapping, fingers snapping), and sounds produced by electronic means (e.g., personal computers and basic MIDI devices such as keyboards, sequencers, synthesizers, and drum machines)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  improvising short songs
B.  improvising instrumental pieces
C.  improvising with traditional sounds
D.  improvising with nontraditional sounds
E.  improvising with body sounds
F.  improvising with electronic sounds
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using a variety of sound sources, including traditional sounds    
  2. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using traditional sounds, such as voices   
  3. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using traditional sounds, such as instruments   
  4. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using a variety of sound sources, including nontraditional sounds    
  5. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using nontraditional sounds, such as paper tearing   
  6. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using nontraditional sounds, such as pencil tapping   
  7. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using a variety of sound sources, including body sounds    
  8. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using body sounds, such as hand clapping   
  9. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using body sounds, such as finger snapping   
  10. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using a variety of sound sources, including sounds produced by electronic means    
  11. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using electronically produced sounds, such as sounds from personal computers    
  12. Improvises short songs and instrumental pieces using electronically produced sounds, such as sounds from basic MIDI devices   


Citation Log: BP(AE,27;​CI,59;​ME,42;​NE,63)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   CNAEA: National Standards for Arts Education
C   California Visual/Performing Arts Framework
F   France: Pre-Elementary School Program
H   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
IA   International Baccalaureate: Art/Design
IM   International Baccalaureate: Middle Years Arts
M   MENC: The School Music Program
N   NAEP: Arts Education Assessment Framework
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
U   United Kingdom: The review of the desirable outcomes for children’s learning
Z   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document