M/J Exploring Music 1: MAFS.K12.MP.5.1

Big Idea: Mathematical Practice
  • Understanding: Use appropriate tools strategically.
    • Benchmark: Use appropriate tools strategically. Proficient students are sufficiently familiar with tools appropriate for their grade or course to make sound decisions about when each of these tools might be helpful, recognizing both the insight to be gained and their limitations. They detect possible errors. They are able to use technological tools to explore and deepen their understanding of concepts.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • understand that proper procedures keep students and instruments safe.
  • recognize the connection between a problem and a properly used tool that may provide a solution
    • e.g., metronome, notation software, digital recorder, pencil, reference materials and media resources, accumulated knowledge, maintenance accessories, keyboard instruments, microphone, amplifier
  • understand that specific tools, while assisting in the process, do not supersede skills and technique.

Students will know:

  • Instrument procedures
  • e.g., metronome, notation software, digital recorder, pencil, reference materials and media resources, accumulated knowledge, maintenance accessories, keyboard instruments, microphone, amplifier