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Topic: Historical and cultural context of music 

Music

 Standard 6.  Knows and applies appropriate criteria to music and music performances
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Knows music of various styles representing diverse cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that different cultures have different styles of music
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands how the elements of music are used in various genres and cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the elements of music are used in various genres of music
     2.Understands how the elements of music are used in musical pieces from various cultures
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands how the elements of music and expressive devices are used in music from diverse genres and cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the elements of music are used in music from diverse genres
     2.Understands how the elements of music are used in music from diverse cultures
     3.Understands how expressive devices are used in music from diverse genres
     4.Understands how expressive devices are used in music from diverse cultures
 Standard 7.  Understands the relationship between music and history and culture
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   Benchmark 2.Knows that music comes from different places and different periods of time
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that music comes from different places
     2.Knows that music comes from different times in history
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Identifies (by genre or style) music from various historical periods and cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies, by genre or style, music from various historical periods
     2.Identifies, by genre or style, music from various cultures
   Benchmark 2.Knows how basic elements of music are used in music from various cultures of the world
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that all cultures use the same basic elements of music in their music
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands distinguishing characteristics (e.g., relating to instrumentation, texture, rhythmic qualities, melodic lines, form) of representative music genres and styles from a variety of cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands distinguishing characteristics of representative music genres from a variety of cultures
     2.Understands distinguishing characteristics of representative music styles from a variety of cultures
     3.Understands that instrumentation can distinguish the music genres and styles of various cultures
     4.Understands that texture can distinguish the music genres and styles of various cultures
     5.Understands that rhythmic qualities can distinguish the music genres and styles of various cultures
     6.Understands that melodic lines can distinguish the music genres and styles of various cultures
     7.Understands that form can distinguish the music genres and styles of various cultures
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Classifies unfamiliar but representative aural examples of music (e.g., by genre, style, historical period, culture)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Classifies unfamiliar but representative aural examples of music by genre
     2.Classifies unfamiliar but representative aural examples of music by style
     3.Classifies unfamiliar but representative aural examples of music by historical period
     4.Classifies unfamiliar but representative aural examples of music by culture