North Putnam Community School Corporation
Music K-12

Music - Grade K

Grade K

Students in grades kindergarten through grade three (K-3) are provided with a balanced, comprehensive music curriculum that is developmentally appropriate in the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains. Instruction is designed to enable students to connect, examine, imagine, define, try, extend, refine, and integrate music study into other subject areas. Activities and experiences in music are designed for students to develop a respect for the art of music and to build the foundation for music literacy. Students begin to develop competency in the following:

-    singing, alone and with others, using a varied repertoire;
-    performing on instruments, alone and with others, using a varied repertoire;
- improvising;
-    composing and arranging music;
-    reading and notating music;
-    listening to, analyzing, and describing music;
-    evaluating music and music performances;
-    understanding relationships between music and the other arts and disciplines outside the arts; and
-    understanding music in relation to history and culture.


Singing

    Singing: echo
The learner will be able to match and echo a given pattern of a limited range of pitches. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.1.1.
Strand Source
Sing: short song Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Singing: short song
The learner will be able to sing a short song accurately, from memory, and with a steady beat. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.1.2.
Strand Source
Sing: short song Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Playing

    Playing: echo
The learner will be able to echo a short rhythmic pattern played by the teacher. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.2.1.
Strand Source
Playing Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Playing: maintain
The learner will be able to maintain a steady beat. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.2.2.
Strand Source
Playing Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Reading

    Reading: read
The learner will be able to read and perform a short pattern of quarter notes and eighth notes by clapping or by vocalizing using syllables. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.3.1.
Strand Source
Reading: use Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Improvising

    Improvising: create
The learner will be able to create simple rhythms on an instrument or by using body sounds. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.4.1.
Strand Source
Improvising: Respond Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Improvising: respond
The learner will be able to respond to teacher-played phrases by playing back a similar phrase. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.4.2.
Strand Source
Improvising: Respond Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Composing

    Composing: invent
The learner will be able to invent a short melodic or rhythmic pattern with the instructor's guidance. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.5.1.
Strand Source
Composing: Help Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Composing: help
The learner will be able to help arrange a piece using many kinds of sounds, including instruments, body sounds from everyday objects, or electronic sounds. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.5.2.
Strand Source
Composing: Help Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Listening

    Listening: identify
The learner will be able to identify a voice as a speaking voice or singing voice. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.6.1.
Strand Source
Listening: Hearing song Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Listening: hearing one
The learner will be able to after hearing one song sung at a loud level and sung again at a soft level, identify each as being either loud or soft. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.6.2.
Strand Source
Listening: Hearing two Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Listening: hearing two
The learner will be able to after hearing two pieces of music, identify one as fast and the other as slow. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.6.3.
Strand Source
Listening: Hand Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Listening: hand
The learner will be able to use hand motions to indicate a musical element or concept. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.6.4.
Strand Source
Listening: Hand Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Understanding

    Understanding: terms
The learner will be able to use terms such as: plain or fancy, same or different, bright or dark, in music class and art class. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.7.1.
Strand Source
Understanding: Talk Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  
    Understanding: talk
The learner will be able to talk about how music class is similar to or different from other classroom activities. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.7.2.
Strand Source
Understanding: Talk Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Understanding culture

    Understanding: name
The learner will be able to name sources of music that can be heard in daily situations. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.8.1.
Strand Source
Understanding: name Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

Evaluating

    Evaluating: name
The learner will be able to name and imitate an appropriate behavior (such as sitting quietly) at a concert. IN: Academic Standards, 2000, K.9.1.
Strand Source
Evaluating: listen Roachdale Elementary School(a)
  

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