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Music 
 Standard 3.Improvises melodies, variations, and accompaniments
  
TopicImprovising musical phrases and patterns
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 2.Improvises melodic embellishments and simple rhythmic and melodic variations on given pentatonic melodies and melodies in major keys
   Vocabulary terms
A.  improvising melodic embellishments
A.  improvising simple rhythmic variations
C.  improvising simple melodic variations
D.  improvising on pentatonic melodies
E.  improvising on melodies in major keys
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Improvises melodic embellishments on given pentatonic melodies    
  2. Improvises melodic embellishments on melodies in major keys   
  3. Improvises simple rhythmic and melodic variations on given pentatonic melodies    
  4. Improvises simple rhythmic and melodic variations on melodies in major keys   


Citation Log: BP(AE,43;​CE,65,68;​IMI,69;​ME,72;​NE,67)
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