kindergarten standards - music

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Kindergarten Standards - Music 

These are from the Washington State Learning Standards

(1) Music - The student understands and applies arts knowledge and skills in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.

  • (1.1) Understands and applies music concepts and vocabulary.
    • (1.1.1) Understands and remembers the elements of music while creating, performing, and responding to music.  Beat and Rhythm.
    • (1.1.2) Understands and remembers the elements of music while creating, performing, and responding to music.  Pitch and Melody.
    • (1.1.3) Understands and remembers the elements of music while creating, performing, and responding to music.  Harmony, Texture, Timbre/Tone Color.
    • (1.1.4) Understands and remembers the elements of music while creating, performing, and responding to music.  Form.
    • (1.1.5) Understands and remembers the elements of music while creating, performing, and responding to music.  Expression: Dynamics, Style, Tempo, Phrasing
  • (1.2) Develops music skills and techniques.
    • (1.2.1) Analyzes, understands, and applies skills and techniques while creating, performing, and responding.
  • (1.3) Understands and applies music genres and styles of various artists, cultures, and times.
    • (1.3.1) Remembers and recalls musical experiences of diverse genres, artists, cultures, and/or times.
  • (1.4) Understands and applies audience conventions in a variety of arts settings and performances for music.
    • (1.4.1) Remembers and applies audience conventions in a variety of musical settings and performances.

(2) Music -The student uses the artistic processes of creating, performing/presenting, and responding to demonstrate thinking skills in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.

  • (2.1) Applies a creative process to music. (Identifies, explores, gathers, interprets, uses, implements, reflects, refines, and presents/performs)
    • (2.1.1) Remembers and understands how to use a creative process when creating music.
  • (2.2) Applies a performance process to music. (Identifies, selects, analyzes, interprets, rehearses, adjusts, refines, presents, produces, reflects, and self-evaluates)
    • (2.2.1) Remembers and understands how to use a performance process when preparing and performing music.
  • (2.3) Applies a responding process to a music performance and/or presentation. (Engages, describes, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates)
    • (2.3.1) Remembers and understands how to use a responding process when experiencing music.

(3) Music -The student communicates through the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).

  • (3.1) Uses music to express feelings and present ideas.
    • (3.1.1) Remembers and understands how music is used to express ideas and feelings.
  • (3.2) Uses music to communicate for a specific purpose.
    • (3.2.1) Remembers and understands that music communicates for a specific purpose.
  • (3.3) Develops personal aesthetic criteria to communicate artistic choices in music.
    • (3.3.1) Remembers that personal aesthetic criteria are used to communicate artistic choices.

(4) Music -The student makes connections within and across the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) to other disciplines, life, cultures, and work.

  • (4.1) Demonstrates and analyzes the connections among the arts disciplines (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).
    • (4.1.1) Remembers skills, concepts, and vocabulary that music has in common with other arts disciplines.
  • (4.2) Demonstrates and analyzes the connections among the arts and between the arts and other content areas.
    • (4.2.1) Remembers skills, concepts, and vocabulary that music has in common with other content areas.
  • (4.3) Understands how the arts impact and reflect personal choices throughout life.
    • (4.3.1) Remembers how music impacts personal choices.
  • (4.4) Understands how the arts influence and reflect cultures/civilization, place, and time.
    • (4.4.1) Remembers the specific attributes of a musical work that reflect its cultural and historical context.
  • (4.5) Understands how arts knowledge and skills are used in the world of work, including careers in the arts.
    • (4.5.1) Remembers how music knowledge, skills, and work habits are used in the world of work, including careers in music.