National Core Arts Standards: Music — Grade 1


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MU:Cn10.1a.1

Demonstrate how interests, knowledge, and skills relate to personal choices and intent when creating, performing, and responding to music.

MU:Cn11.1a.1

Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.

MU:Cr1.1.1a

With limited guidance, create musical ideas (such as answering a musical question) for a specific purpose .

MU:Cr1.1a.1

With limited guidance, demonstrate and discuss personal reasons for selecting musical ideas that represent expressive intent .

MU:Cr1.1b.1

With limited guidance, use iconic or standard notation and/or recording technology to document and organize personal musical ideas.

MU:Cr2.1.1a

With limited guidance, demonstrate and discuss personal reasons for selecting musical ideas that represent expressive intent

MU:Cr2.1a.1

With limited guidance, discuss and apply personal, peer, and teacher feedback to refine personal musical ideas.

MU:Cr2.1b.1

With limited guidance, use iconic or standard notation and/or recording technology to document and organize personal musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.2.1a

With limited guidance, convey expressive intent for a specific purpose by presenting a final version of personal musical ideas to peers or informal audience.

MU:Cr3.2a.1

With limited guidance, convey expressive intent for a specific purpose by presenting a final version of personal musical ideas to peers or informal audience.

MU:Cr3.a1.1

With limited guidance, discuss and apply personal, peer, and teacher feedback to refine personal musical ideas.

MU:Pr4.1a.1

With limited guidance, demonstrate and discuss personal interest in, knowledge about, and purpose of varied musical selections.

MU:Pr4.2.1a

With limited guidance, demonstrate knowledge of music concepts (such as beat and melodic contour ) in music from a variety of cultures selected for performance

MU:Pr4.2a.1

With limited guidance, demonstrate knowledge of music concepts (such as beat and melodic contour ) in music from a variety of cultures selected for performance.

MU:Pr4.2b.1

When analyzing selected music, read and perform rhythmic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

MU:Pr4.3.1a

Demonstrate and describe musics expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo).

MU:Pr4.3a.1

Demonstrate and describe musics expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo).

MU:Pr5.1a.1

With limited guidance, apply personal, teacher, and peer feedback to refine performances.

MU:Pr5.1b.1

With limited guidance, use suggested strategies in rehearsal to address interpretive challenges of music.

MU:Pr6.1.1a

With limited guidance, perform music for a specific purpose with expression.

MU:Pr6.1a.1

With limited guidance, perform music for a specific purpose with expression.

MU:Pr6.1b.1

Perform appropriately for the audience and purpose .

MU:Re7.1.1a

With limited guidance, identify and demonstrate how personal interests and experiences influence musical selection for specific purposes

MU:Re7.1a.1

With limited guidance, identify and demonstrate how personal interests and experiences influence musical selection for specific purposes.

MU:Re7.2.1a

With limited guidance, demonstrate and identify how specific music concepts (such as beat or pitch) is used in various styles of music for a purpose .

MU:Re7.2a.1

With limited guidance, demonstrate and identify how specific music concepts (such as beat or pitch) are used in various styles of music for a purpose .

MU:Re8.1a.1

With limited guidance, demonstrate and identify expressive qualities (such as dynamics and tempo ) that reflect creators/ performers expressive intent.

MU:Re9.1.1a

With limited guidance, apply personal and expressive preferences in the evaluation of music for specific purposes.

MU:Re9.1a.1

With limited guidance, apply personal and expressive preferences in the evaluation of music for specific purposes