M/J Exploring Music 1: MU.68.H.1.2

Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections
  • Understanding: Through study in the arts, we learn about and honor others and the worlds in which they live(d).
    • Benchmark: Identify the works of representative composers within a specific style or time period.
☆ Categorized as Important (I) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • identify characteristics of a specific style or time period.
  • actively listen to exemplars of representative composers, i.e. Take Five - Dave Brubeck
  • match definitive composers’ works to their historical time periods.

Students will know:

  • Style: nationalistic, blues, jazz, pop
  • Historical context
  • Cultural background