M/J Guitar 2: LAFS.68.RST.2.4

Big Idea: Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
  • Understanding: Craft and Structure
    • Benchmark: Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • perform and compose pieces from music notation, tablature, chord charts and symbols of varying styles as it relates to guitar literature
    • traditional music notation
    • tablature
    • chord charts
  • use domain specific vocabulary
    • domain specific vocabulary
  • understand and play in the correct meter with appropriate strumming patterns and finger picking patterns
    • time signatures
    • finger picking styles
    • strumming patterns
  • recognize that understanding key terms and vocabulary will improve a musician's ability to perform a piece with the composer's intent and compose and perform original compositions
  • recognize that the skills needed to identify musical symbols parallel the skills needed in literary works, math equations, science queries, historical events and in society
    • musical symbols - e.g. fermata, repeat sign, clef
    • literary symbols - e.g. punctuation, metaphors
    • math symbols - e.g. % # + =
    • science symbols - e.g. H2O,
    • historical symbols - e.g. flags,

Students will know:

  • traditional music notation
  • tablature
  • chord charts
  • domain specific vocabulary
  • time signatures
  • finger picking styles
  • strumming patterns
  • musical symbols - e.g. fermata, repeat sign, clef
  • literary symbols - e.g. punctuation, metaphors
  • math symbols - e.g. % # + =
  • science symbols - e.g. H2O,
  • historical symbols - e.g. flags,