Intermediate Music 2: MU.4.C.1.3

Big Idea: Critical Thinking and Reflection
  • Understanding: Cognition and reflection are required to appreciate, interpret, and create with artistic intent.
    • Benchmark: Classify orchestral and band instruments as strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, or keyboard.
☆ Categorized as Essential (E) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • actively listen to examples of various instruments.
  • discuss instruments and families, e.g., brass, woodwind, percussion, etc.
  • identify and classify instruments by family.

Students will know:

  • Timbre: Instrument families - strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, keyboard