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Music K-12
Music - 8th Grade Choir

Vocal Production

Vocal Pedagogy
The learner will be able to learners will demonstrate that they have a complete understanding of proper vocal production and vocal health.
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Basic Vocal Pedagogy North Putnam School(a) Classroom
  
Singing Alone and With Others
The learner will be able to learners will sing with good breath control, diction and posture, both alone and in small groups. Learners will be able to sing a given melody correctly while maintaining a steady beat, proper vocal tone, pronunciation and use of dynamics and phrasing (8.1.1). Learners will sing alone or in a group while sitting or standing (8.1.2).
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Singing Alone and With Others North Putnam School(a) Classroom
  
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Music Theory

Reading, Notating and Interpreting Music
The learner will be able to learners will be able to read and notate rhythmic notation in various meters. Learners will be able to read and notate pitches in treble and bass clef. Learners will use appropriate musical terminology when discussing and replicating music (8.3.1, 8.3.2, 8.3.3).
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Reading Music North Putnam School(a) Classroom
  
Improvising, Composing and Arranging
The learner will be able to learners will be able to improvise short melodies, alone or accompanied (8.4.1, 8.4.2). Learners will compose and perform a short piece of music using proper music theory skills (8.5.1, 8.5.2, 8.5.3).
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Reading Music North Putnam School(a) Classroom
  
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Evaluating/Listening to Music

Music Listening
The learner will be able to learners will identify musical forms when they are heard. Learners will identify musical events, such as different dynamics, theory practices and musical qualities (8.6.1, 8.6.2, 8.6.3, 8.6.4).
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Listening Skills North Putnam School(a) Classroom
  
Evaluating Music
The learner will be able to learners will develop their own criteria for what defines musical quality. The learner will constructively evaluate performances, using their own forms/methods of assessment (8.9.1, 8.9.2).
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Basic Evaluation North Putnam School(a) Classroom
  
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Music History

Music in Relation to Culture and Arts
The learner will be able to learners will be able to discuss similarities among the arts in every culture and will be able to discuss ways in which the arts are similar to other subject areas (8.7.1, 8.7.2). Learners will be able to identify and discuss works and composers of other historical eras. They will be able to discuss the characteristics that represent music of different types, styles and cultures (8.8.1, 8.8.2, 8.8.3).
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Musical Origins North Putnam School(a) Classroom
  
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