M/J Orchestra 2: MU.68.S.3.4

Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
  • Understanding: Through purposeful practice, artists learn to manage, master, and refine simple, then complex, skills and techniques.
    • Benchmark: Compare written notation to aural examples and analyze for accuracy of rhythm and pitch.
☆ Categorized as Essential (E) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • use a counting system to organize rhythmic ideas, such as count-singing.
    • counting system
  • identify, visually and/or aurally, the following intervals: 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and octave.
    • intervals
  • determine, through active listening, which melody of two given written examples is being played.
    • listening strategies
  • compare written and aural examples to determine which measure contains rhythmic or pitch errors.
    • error detection strategies

Students will know:

  • counting system
  • intervals
  • error detection strategies
  • listening strategies