M/J Exploring Music 1: LAFS.6.SL.1.1

Big Idea: Standards for Speaking and Listening
  • Understanding: Comprehension and Collaboration
    • Benchmark: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • * discuss musical characteristics of a selection that enhance lyrics and communicate ideas and emotions in teacher led whole group, one-on-one and small groups.
  • compare and contrast a performance with one’s own interpretation of the music.
  • analyze and discuss specific improvements made through rehearsal and practice.
  • express one’s owns ideas on a music selection clearly.

Students will know:

  • Expression Markings: blend and balance, pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff, crescendo/decrescendo, staccato and legato, Vivace, Presto, Allegro, Andante, Adagio, Largo, Lento, accents, fermata, accelerando/ritardando
  • Compare and contrast
  • Interpretation