Intermediate Music 3: LAFS.5.L.2.3

Big Idea: Language Standards
  • Understanding: Knowledge of Language
    • Benchmark: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • describe diverse styles of popular, folk, classical and world music using appropriate vocabulary.
  • actively listen to and analyze a composition to identify meter, rhythmic and melodic elements, form and tonality.
  • use traditional notation to compose a short vocal or instrumental piece.

Students will know:

  • Rhythm: quarter note and rest, sets of eighth notes, half note and rest, whole note and rest, dotted half note, dotted quarter note, sixteenth notes, 2/4, 3/4, 4.4 meter, triplets, tied notes
  • Melody: diatonic scale
  • Form: theme and variations
  • Style: nationalistic
  • Traditional notation