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Topic: Musical sound sources 

Music

 Standard 4.  Composes and arranges music within specified guidelines
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   Benchmark 1.Knows the source of a variety of sounds (e.g., musical instruments, sounds in nature)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that sounds can come from a variety of places and objects
     2.Identifies the sounds of musical instruments
     3.Identifies sounds from nature
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Uses a variety of sound sources when composing (e.g., classroom instruments, electronic sounds, body sounds)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses a variety of sound sources, such as classroom instruments, when composing
     2.Uses a variety of sound sources, such as electronic sounds, when composing
     3.Uses a variety of sound sources, such as body sounds, when composing
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 4.Uses a variety of traditional and nontraditional sound sources and electronic media (e.g., synthesizer, sequencer) when composing and arranging
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses a variety of traditional sound sources when composing and arranging
     2.Uses a variety of nontraditional sound sources when composing and arranging
     3.Uses a variety of electronic media when composing and arranging
     4.Uses a variety of electronic media, such as synthesizers, when composing and arranging
     5.Uses a variety of electronic media, such as sequencers, when composing and arranging
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands the ranges and traditional uses of various sound sources (e.g., voices, acoustic instruments, electronic instruments)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the ranges of various sound sources
     2.Understands the traditional uses of various sound sources
     3.Understands the range and traditional use of voices
     4.Understands the range and traditional use of acoustic instruments
     5.Understands the range and traditional use of electronic instruments
 Standard 6.  Knows and applies appropriate criteria to music and music performances
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   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