Band 3: MU.912.O.2.2

Big Idea: Organizational Structure
  • Understanding: The structural rules and conventions of an art form serve as both a foundation and departure point for creativity.
    • Benchmark: Transpose melodies into different modalities through performance and composition.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • identify major and minor tonalities in given aural examples
    • major sounds "happy," minor sounds "sad"
  • describe, in terms of scale degrees, the difference between a major and minor scale and a major and minor chord
    • the struction of a major scale
    • the structure of a minor scale
  • transpose a melody from major to minor

Students will know:

  • major sounds "happy," minor sounds "sad"
  • the struction of a major scale
  • the structure of a minor scale