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 Standard 3.Improvises melodies, variations, and accompaniments
  
TopicImprovising musical phrases and patterns
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 3.Improvises short melodies, unaccompanied and over given rhythmic accompaniments, in a consistent style (e.g., classical, blues, folk, gospel), meter (e.g., duple, triple), and tonality (e.g., major, pentatonic)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  improvising melodies in consistent style
B.  improvising melodies in consistent meter
C.  improvising melodies in consistent tonality
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Improvises short melodies, unaccompanied and over given rhythmic accompaniments, in a consistent style    
  2. Improvises short melodies in a classical style   
  3. Improvises short melodies in a blues style   
  4. Improvises short melodies in a folk style   
  5. Improvises short melodies in a gospel style   
  6. Improvises short melodies, unaccompanied and over given rhythmic accompaniments, in a consistent meter   
  7. Improvises short melodies in a duple meter   
  8. Improvises short melodies in a triple meter   
  9. Improvises short melodies, unaccompanied and over given rhythmic accompaniments, in a consistent tonality   
  10. Improvises short melodies in a major key   
  11. Improvises short melodies on a pentatonic scale   


Citation Log: BP(AE,43;​CE,68;​ME,73;​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