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Chart of Standards and Expectations for Music Class broken down by grade.

Based on California Common Core standards.

Area

Grade-->

Rhythms

E5
Q QR

K
Q QR

1
Q QR

2
Q QR W A

3
Q QR W A
W. 0 S

by Martin McSweeney

4

5

Q QR W A

W. Q QR W A

0 S

Q. QTTT

0 S

Q. QTTT

6
W.

Q QR W A

W. 0 S Q. QTTT

Duple and Triple
Meter

Tied and Syncopated
Tied and Syncopated
Rhythms; Quarter Note Rhythms; Quarter Note
Triplets
Triplets

Ear Training

so-mi

so-do

Melody and
Harmony

Singing lots of
songs!!

so-mi-la-so-mi

so-do

Singing lots of
songs!!

pentatonic

re-do

Singing lots of
songs!!

pentatonic

Tendency Tone Pairs

pentatonic

Diatonic, Major

Tendency Tone
Pairs

Tendency Tone
Pairs

Read and Write
Read and Write Simple Simple Patterns
Patterns using solfege using solfege

Use of Canon to
introduce
Harmony

7
Q QR W A

W. 0 S Q. QTTT

Duple and Triple
Meter

8
Q QR W A

W. 0 S Q. QTTT

Duple and Triple
Meter

Tied and Syncopated
Rhythms; Quarter Note
Triplets

Tied and Syncopated
Rhythms; Quarter Note
Triplets

Diatonic, Major
and Minor

Singing Two Part
Harmony

Singing Three Part
Harmony

Singing Three Part
Harmony

Singing Thirds

Thirds and Triads

Thirds and Triads

Thirds and Triads

Tendency Tone
Pairs

Tendency Tone
Pairs

Tendency Tone Pairs Tendency Tone Pairs

Canons and
Songs

Intervals and
Triads; :

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Chords, Harmonic
Progressions

Harmonizing Major Scale--->>>

Reading and Identifying Notes

Hi and Low notes

Musical Skills and concepts

Loud, Soft, Fast
Slow

Hi and Low notes

Loud, Soft, Fast Slow Forms AB
Musical
Appropriateness

Additional Activities

Dancing,
Movement
Hand Gestures

so-mi relationship

Craft Sticks;
Transcription

Concept of Phrase
Ostinato
White Boards
Transcription
Drawing Notes

so-mi-la-do

Forms AB; ABA

Introducing Notes Notes on staff,
on the staff
Keys of C, F, G
Forms AABA;
AABB; Blues Form
AAB

Phrase

Phrase

Ostinato

Ostinato

White Boards
Transcription
Drawing Notes
Rhythm Sticks
Hambone Patterns
Listening to musical
examples

Reading and
Sight Singing
Singing from lead
Simple Passages sheets

White Boards
Transcription
Drawing Notes
Rhythm Sticks

Phrasing used in
song

Phrasing used in Phrasing used in
Phrasing used in
Phrasing used in
song
song
song
song
Common Rhtyhmic Patterns in 4/4
Common rhythmic patterns in 4/4 and 6/8

White Boards
Transcription
Drawing Notes
Rhythm Sticks
Hambone
Hambone Patterns Patterns
Listening to
musical examples

White Boards
Transcription
Drawing Notes
Rhythm Sticks
Hambone
Patterns

White Boards
Transcription
Drawing Notes
Rhythm Sticks

White Boards
Transcription
Drawing Notes
Rhythm Sticks

Hambone Patterns Hambone Patterns

White Boards
Transcription
Drawing Notes
Rhythm Sticks
Hambone Patterns

Listening to
Listening to
Listening to musical Listening to musical Listening to musical
musical examples musical examples examples
examples
examples
Written Quizzes Written Quizzes
Written Quizzes
Reading and Analyzing music ----->>>>>>>>>
Writing Lyrics------->>>>>>>>>

Written Quizzes