M/J Band 3: MU.68.S.1.4

Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
  • Understanding: The arts are inherently experiential and actively engage learners in the processes of creating, interpreting, and responding to art.
    • Benchmark: Sing or play melodies by ear with support from the teacher and/or peers.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • echo a motive played by a teacher or peer
    • teacher-defined pitches based on level-appropriate ranges found in the method book or literature
    • teacher-defined rhythms based on level-appropriate ranges found in the method book or band literature
  • visually identify and aurally recognize intervalic types (perfect, major and minor) and distances (unison, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and octave)
  • perform a two or four measure phrase in a call and response exercise as part of an ensemble warm-up
    • teacher-defined pitches based on level-appropriate ranges found in the method book or literature
    • teacher-defined rhythms based on level-appropriate ranges found in the method book or band literature

Students will know:

  • teacher-defined pitches based on level-appropriate ranges found in the method book or literature
  • teacher-defined pitches based on level-appropriate ranges found in the method book or literature
  • an understanding of intervalic types (perfect, major, and minor) and distances from unison to octave
  • teacher-defined rhythms based on level-appropriate ranges found in the method book or band literature
  • teacher-defined rhythms based on level-appropriate ranges found in the method book or band literature