Knowledge and Skills

  • TEK: 2.1.1

    STRAND: Perception

    The student describes and analyzes musical sound and demonstrates musical artistry.

    2.1.1 (A) identify instruments visually and aurally;

    Recognize visually & aurally, instruments from each of the following instrument families:strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and  keyboard.

    2.1.1 (B) use music terminology to explain sounds and performances; and

    Begin labeling to label sounds and performances using standard music terminology:dynamics – piano and forte;

    tempo – andante and allegro;articulation – legato and staccato, etc.

    2.1.1 (C) identify music forms such as AB and ABA.Label identical or similar sections as “A” and contrasting section as “B”;

    Label returning section (ABA).

    TEK: 2.2.1

    STRAND: Creative performance/expression

    The student performs a varied repertoire of music.

    2.2.1 (A) sing or play a classroom instrument independently or in groups; and

    Sing independently or in a group, songs within an octave range;Accompany songs using rhythmic and/or melodic ostinati on percussion instruments (pitched and non-pitched.)

    2.2.1 (B) sing songs from diverse cultures and styles or play such songs on a musical instrument.

    Sing songs and play games from diverse cultures;Play ethnic music on instruments (pitched and unpitched).

    TMEA/TMAC Curriculum and Assessment Project7

    TEK: 2.2.2

    STRAND: Creative performance/expression

    The student reads and writes music notation.

    2.2.2 (A) read and write simple music notation, using a system (letters, numbers, syllables); and

    Read and notate melodies using steps and skips.

    2.2.2 (B) read and write music that incorporates basic rhythmic patterns in simple meters.

    Read and write simple music in 2/4 and 4/4 using half notes and whole notes in addition to previously learned rhythms;Demonstrate and understand the tie, measure, bar line, and double bar line.

    TEK: 2.2.3

    STRAND: Creative performance/expression

    The student creates and arranges music within specified guidelines.

    2.2.3 (A) create rhythmic phrases; and

    Create rhythmic phrases using half note, whole note, and previously known rhythms.

    2.2.3 (B) create melodic phrases.

    Create short melodic patterns using a "pitch bank" of known tones;Perform the patterns created by singing or playing on pitched instruments;

    Improvise short melodic patterns in question/answer format.

    TMEA/TMAC Curriculum and Assessment Project8

    TEK: 2.3.1

    STRAND: Historical/cultural

    The student relates music to history, to society, and to culture.

    2.3.1 (A) identify music from various periods of history and culture;

    Aurally identify music from one or more historical periods;Aurally identify music from one or more cultures.

    2.3.1 (B) sing songs and play musical games from diverse cultures; and

    Sing songs and play musical games from a variety of cultures including North and South America, Native American, African American, andMexican American.

    2.3.1 (C) identify relationships between music and other subjects.Identify the relationship between music, visual arts, dance, theatre, and core subjects.

    TEK: 2.4.1

    STRAND: Response/evaluation

    The student responds to and evaluates music and musical performance.

    2.4.1 (A) distinguish between beat/rhythm, higher/lower, louder/softer, faster/slower, and same/different in musical performances; and

    Aurally identify beat and rhythm in live and recorded performances;Aurally identify higher and lower pitches and registers in live and recorded performances;

    Aurally identify dynamic changes in live and recorded performances;Aurally identify changes in tempo in live and recorded performances;

    Aurally identify pitches, rhythmic or melodic patterns as "same" or "different" in live and recorded performances.

    2.4.1 (B) show appropriate audience behavior during live performances.

    Sit still and quiet during live performances of short to moderate length;Respond to the live performances of short to moderate length at the appropriate time with applause.

    TMEA/TMAC Curriculum and Assessment Project9