Knowledge and Skills

  • TEK: 3.1.1

    STRAND: Perception

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

    3.1.1 (A) categorize a variety of musical sounds, including children's and adults' voices; woodwind, brass, string, percussion, keyboard,and electronic instruments; and instruments from various cultures;

    Distinguish and categorize voices in children's performing groups and adult performing groups;Distinguish and categorize instruments in band, orchestra and folk ensembles;

    Distinguish and categorize acoustic and digital keyboards.

    3.1.1 (B) use music terminology in explaining sound, music, music notation, musical instruments and voices, and musicalperformances; and

    Use a system for writing/reading music notes;Use rhythm syllables;

    Recognize and label the music staff including:meter, tempo markings and dynamics.

    3.1.1 (C) identify music forms presented aurally such as AB, ABA, and rondo.Label known forms (AB and ABA);

    Identify contrasting section to "A" or "B" as "C".

    TEK: 3.2.1

    STRAND: Creative performance/expression

    The student performs a varied repertoire of music.

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

    Sing/play songs independently and/or in a group within an octave range.

    3.2.1 (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 with instruments (pitched and unpitched).

    TMEA/TMAC Curriculum and Assessment Project10

    TEK: 3.2.2

    STRAND: Creative performance/expression

    The student reads and writes music notation.

    3.2.2 (A) read music notation, using a system (letters, numbers, syllables);

    Read pentatonic melodies using a system.

    3.2.2 (B) write music notation, using a system (letters, numbers, syllables);

    Write sixteenth-note patterns in addition to previously learned rhythms;Write simple pentatonic melodies.

    3.2.2 (C) read and write music that incorporates basic rhythmic patterns in simple meters; andRead and notate rhythm patterns in 2/4 and 4/4 meters using sixteenth notes and previously learned rhythms.

    3.2.2 (D) identify music symbols and terms referring to dynamics and tempo.

    Identify and interpret the following music symbols and terms: dynamics (p and f), tempo (faster and slower).

    TEK: 3.2.3

    STRAND: Creative performance/expression

    The student creates and arranges music within specified guidelines.

    3.2.3 (A) create rhythmic phrases; and

    Create rhythmic phrases using sixteenth notes and other known rhythms.

    3.2.3 (B) create melodic phrases.

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

    Echo sing 8-beat melodic patterns;When competent echoing, improvise 8-beat melodic patterns in question/answer format.

    TMEA/TMAC Curriculum and Assessment Project11

    TEK: 3.3.1

    STRAND: Historical/cultural

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

    3.3.1 (A) identify aurally-presented excerpts of music representing diverse genres, styles, periods, and cultures;

    Identify aurally presented excerpts of music representing two or more of the following: art, popular, and folk music.

    3.3.1 (B) perform songs and musical games from diverse cultures; and

    Perform songs and musical games from a variety of cultures including North and South America, Native American, African American, AsianAmerican and Mexican American.

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

    TEK: 3.4.1

    STRAND: Response/evaluation

    The student responds to and evaluates music and musical performance.

    3.4.1 (A) define basic criteria for evaluating musical performances; and

    Define basic criteria for evaluating the accuracy or effectiveness of steady beat, rhythmic proficiency, intonation, appropriate tempo anddynamics in musical performances.

    3.4.1 (B) exhibit audience etiquette during live performances.

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

    TMEA/TMAC Curriculum and Assessment Project12