Intermediate Music 2: MU.4.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 contexts, using correct music and other relevant content-area vocabulary, and explore how learning in one academic area can help with knowledge or skill acquisition in a different academic area.
☆ Categorized as Important (I) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • identify and describe elements within and among dance, theatre, music, and the visual arts.
  • describe ways in which the subject matter of other disciplines is related to music.
  • identify skills used in music that apply to other academic areas, e.g. decoding, chunking, keywords in literature and lyrics, sound waves, vibrations, patterns (rhythmic, numeric), fractions, and frequency in science and music.
  • actively participate in choral reading exercises to reinforce fluent reading.

Students will know:

  • Movement: body levels, lyrical/percussive, folk dance
  • Form
  • Historical connections
  • Cultural connections
  • Physics of sound