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Topic: Musical awareness and appreciation 

Music

 Standard 1.  Sings, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 4.Knows songs representing genres (e.g., march, work song, lullaby, Dixieland) and styles (e.g., of various composers, nations) from diverse cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows songs representing genres from diverse cultures
     2.Knows songs representing styles of diverse cultures
     3.Knows characteristics of marching songs
     4.Knows characteristics of work songs
     5.Knows characteristics of lullabies
     6.Knows characteristics of Dixieland music
     7.Knows songs from a variety of composers
     8.Knows songs from a variety of different nations
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 3.Knows music that represents diverse genres (e.g., sonata, madrigal, jazz, barbershop) and cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows music that represents diverse genres
     2.Knows music that represents diverse cultures
     3.Knows characteristics of sonatas
     4.Knows characteristics of madrigals
     5.Knows characteristics of jazz music
     6.Knows characteristics of the barbershop music
 Standard 2.  Performs on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 3.Knows a varied repertoire of music representing diverse genres and styles
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows a varied repertoire of music representing diverse genres
     2.Knows a varied repertoire of music representing diverse styles
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 3.Performs music representing diverse genres and cultures, with expression appropriate for the work being performed
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Performs music representing diverse genres, with expression appropriate for the work being performed
     2.Performs music representing diverse cultures, with expression appropriate for the work being performed
 Standard 6.  Knows and applies appropriate criteria to music and music performances
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   Benchmark 1.Responds to the tempo and rhythm of music (e.g., taps feet, claps hands)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Responds to the tempo of music
     2.Responds to the rhythm of music
     3.Taps feet to music
     4.Claps hands to music
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Knows personal preferences for specific musical works and styles
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows personal preferences for specific musical works
     2.Knows personal preferences for specific musical styles
   Benchmark 2.Identifies simple music forms (e.g., AB, ABA, call and response) when presented aurally
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies simple music forms, such as an AB form, when presented aurally
     2.Identifies simple music forms, such as an ABA form, when presented aurally
     3.Identifies simple music forms, such as call and response, when presented aurally
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 2.Knows appropriate terminology used to explain music, music notation, music instruments and voices, and music performances
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows appropriate terminology used to explain music
     2.Knows appropriate terminology used to explain music notation
     3.Knows appropriate terminology used to explain music instruments and voices
     4.Knows appropriate terminology used to explain music performances
   Benchmark 3.Identifies the sounds of a variety of instruments (e.g., orchestral, band, instruments from various cultures) and voices (e.g., male, female, children’s voices)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies the sounds of a variety of instruments
     2.Identifies the sounds of a variety of voices
     3.Identifies the sounds of orchestral instruments
     4.Identifies the sounds of band instruments
     5.Identifies the sounds of instruments from various cultures
     6.Identifies the sound of a male voice
     7.Identifies the sound of a female voice
     8.Identifies the sound of a child’s voice
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Identifies specific music events (e.g., entry of oboe, change of meter, return of refrain) when listening to music
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies specific music events, such as the entry of oboe, when listening to music
     2.Identifies specific music events, such as a meter change, when listening to music
     3.Identifies specific music events, such as the return of a refrain, when listening to music
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands compositional devices and techniques that are used to provide unity and variety and tension and release in a musical work (e.g., motives, imitation, retrograde, inversion)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands compositional devices and techniques that are used to provide unity and variety in a musical work
     2.Understands compositional devices and techniques that are used to provide tension and release in a musical work
 Standard 7.  Understands the relationship between music and history and culture
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   Benchmark 1.Knows that music is a part of daily life
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows basic functions of music
     2.Recognizes music in daily life
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Knows characteristics that make certain music suitable for specific uses
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that music can be suitable for specific uses
     2.Knows that all music is not suitable for all situations