M/J Orchestra 2: MU.68.H.3.1

Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections
  • Understanding: Connections among the arts and other disciplines strengthen learning and the ability to transfer knowledge and skills to and from other fields.
    • Benchmark: Identify connections among music and other content areas and/or contexts through interdisciplinary collaboration.
☆ Categorized as Nice to Know (NTK) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • make connections between the elements of music and other subject areas.
  • explain the historical connections of music to particular events or time periods. (social studies: history)
    • roles of music in societies and cultures
  • discuss various ways in which rhythm and meter are mathematical. (mathematics)
    • mathematical nature of note values and meter
  • compare musical phrases with sentence structure (language arts)
    • phrase as it relates to language arts and music
  • discuss various ways sound is produced acoustically and electronically. (science: acoustics)
    • acoustic sound
    • electronic sound
  • discuss how sound waves travel. (science: acoustics)
    • sound waves
  • discuss how sound waves reflect in various venues. (science: acoustics)
    • reflection and absorption of sound waves
  • discuss how sound is received by the human ear. (science: acoustics, physiology)
    • physical attributes of the human ear

Students will know:

  • sound waves
  • reflection and absorption of sound waves
  • acoustic sound
  • electronic sound
  • mathematical nature of note values and meter
  • phrase as it relates to language arts and music
  • roles of music in societies and cultures
  • physical attributes of the human ear