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Topic: Musical terminology 

Music

 Standard 5.  Reads and notates music
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 2.Knows symbols and traditional terms referring to dynamics (e.g., piano, forte, crescendo, diminuendo), tempo (e.g., presto, ritard, accelerando), and articulation (e.g., staccato, legato, marcato, accent)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows symbols and traditional terms referring to dynamics
     2.Knows symbols and traditional terms referring to tempo
     3.Knows symbols and traditional terms referring to articulation
     4.Understands the term piano and the symbol that represents it
     5.Understands the term forte and the symbol that represents it
     6.Understands the term crescendo and the symbol that represents it
     7.Understands the term diminuendo and the symbol that represents it
     8.Understands the term presto and the symbol that represents it
     9.Understands the term ritard and the symbol that represents it
     10.Understands the term accelerando and the symbol that represents it
     11.Understands the term staccato and the symbol that represents it
     12.Understands the term legato and the symbol that represents it
     13.Understands the term marcato and the symbol that represents it
     14.Understands the term accent and the symbol that represents it
 Standard 6.  Knows and applies appropriate criteria to music and music performances
  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
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the technical vocabulary of music (e.g., Italian terms, form, harmony, tempo markings)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the technical vocabulary of music, such as Italian terms
     2.Understands the technical vocabulary of music, such as those related to form
     3.Understands the technical vocabulary of music, such as those related to harmony
     4.Understands the technical vocabulary of music, such as tempo markings