Students apply vocal and instrumental musical skills in performing a
varied repertoire of music. They compose and arrange music and
improvise melodies, variations, and accompaniments, using
digital/electronic technology when appropriate.
Apply Vocal and Instrumental Skills
2.1 Move or use body percussion to demonstrate awareness of
beat and tempo.
2.2 Use the voice to speak, chant, and sing.
Compose, Arrange, and Improvise
2.3 Improvise simple instrumental accompaniments to songs,
recorded selections, stories, and poems
Connecting and Applying What Is Learned in Music to Learning in Other
Art Forms and Subject Areas and to Careers
Students apply what they learn in music across subject areas. They
develop competencies and creative skills in problem solving,
communication, and management of time and resources that contribute to
lifelong learning and career skills. They learn about careers in and
related to music.
Connections and Applications
5.1 Improvise songs to accompany games and playtime activities.
Careers and Career-Related Skills
5.2 Demonstrate an awareness of music as a part of daily life.