Intermediate Music 2: MU.4.O.3.2

Big Idea: Organizational Structure
  • Understanding: Every art form uses its own unique language, verbal and non-verbal, to document and communicate with the world.
    • Benchmark: Apply expressive elements to a vocal or instrumental piece and, using correct music vocabulary, explain one's choices.
☆ Categorized as Essential (E) ☆ To be evaluated by Prepared Performance (P)

Students will be able to:

  • identify expressive elements of music.
  • examine a selected piece and choose expressive elements appropriate to the style of music.
  • sing or play classroom and ethnic instruments with expression and style.
  • describe choices using appropriate vocabulary.

Students will know:

  • Expressive characteristics: mood/emotion, Allegro, Andante, getting faster, getting slower