M/J Orchestra 1: 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:

  • sing a one octave major scale using solfège with hand symbols (do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, do), given do.
    • major scale
  • identify as “do” all of the notes that are tonic in a given piece.
    • solfège: syllables and hand signs
  • echo a simple stepwise melody by singing and playing.
  • decipher (sound out) three-note traditional melodies by ear, given the first note.
  • echo simple open string patterns.

Students will know:

  • major scale
  • solfège: syllables and hand signs