M/J Exploring Music 1: 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:

  • identify musical symbols.
  • describe diverse styles of music using appropriate vocabulary.
  • identify situations, events, or special occasions where music is utilized.
  • discuss vibration and sound production.

Students will know:

  • Harmony
  • Expression Markings
  • Traditional notation
  • Physics of sound