National Core Arts Standards: Music — Grade 4


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MU:Cn10.1a.4

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

MU:Cn11.1a.4

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

MU:Cr1.1.4a

Improvise rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic ideas, and explain connection to specific purpose and context (such as social and cultural ).

MU:Cr1.1a.4

Improvise rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic ideas, and explain connection to specific purpose and context (such as social and cultural ).

MU:Cr1.1b.4

Generate musical ideas (such as rhythms, melodies, and simple accompaniment patterns) within related tonalities (such as major and minor) and meters

MU:Cr2.1.4a

Demonstrate selected and organized musical ideas for an improvisation, arrangement , or composition to express intent, and explain connection to purpose and context

MU:Cr2.1a.4

Demonstrate selected and organized musical ideas for an improvisation, arrangement, or composition to express intent, and explain connection to purpose and context.

MU:Cr2.1b.4

Use standard and/or iconic notation and/or recording technology to document personal rhythmic, melodic, and simple harmonic musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.1a.4

Evaluate, refine, and document revisions to personal music, applying teacher-provided and collaboratively developed criteria and feedback to show improvement over time.

MU:Cr3.2.4a

Present the final version of created music for others, and explain connection to expressive intent.

MU:Cr3.2a.4

Present the final version of personal created music to others, and explain connection to expressive intent.

MU:Pr4.1.4a

Demonstrate and explain how the selection of music to perform is influenced by personal interest, knowledge, context, and technical skill .

MU:Pr4.1a.4

Demonstrate and explain how the selection of music to perform is influenced by personal interest, knowledge, context, and technical skill .

MU:Pr4.2.4c

Explain how context (such as social and cultural ) informs a performance.

MU:Pr4.2a.4

Demonstrate understanding of the structure and the elements of music (such as rhythm , pitch , and form ) in music selected for performance.

MU:Pr4.2b.4

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

MU:Pr4.2c.4

Explain how context (such as social and cultural ) informs a performance.

MU:Pr4.3.4a

Demonstrate and explain how intent is conveyed through interpretive decisions and expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, and timbre ) .

MU:Pr4.3a.4

Demonstrate and explain how intent is conveyed through interpretive decisions and expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, and timbre ) .

MU:Pr5.1a.4

Apply teacher provided and collaboratively developed criteria and feedback to evaluate accuracy and expressiveness of ensemble and personal performances

MU:Pr5.1b.4

Rehearse to refine technical accuracy and expressive qualities, and address performance challenges.

MU:Pr6.1.4b

Demonstrate performance decorum and audience etiquette appropriate for the context, venue, and genre .

MU:Pr6.1a.4

Perform music, alone or with others, with expression and technical accuracy, and appropriate interpretation.

MU:Pr6.1b.4

Demonstrate performance decorum and audience etiquette appropriate for the context, venue, and genre .

MU:Re7.1.4a

Demonstrate and explain how selected music connects to and is influenced by specific interests, experiences, purposes, or contexts

MU:Re7.1a.4

Demonstrate and explain how selected music connects to and is influenced by specific interests, experiences, purposes, or contexts.

MU:Re7.2.4a

Demonstrate performance decorum and audience etiquette appropriate for the context, venue, and genre .

MU:Re7.2a.4

Demonstrate and explain how responses to music are informed by the structure, the use of the elements of music, and context (such as social and cultural ).

MU:Re8.1a.4

Demonstrate and explain how the expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, and timbre ) are used in performers and personal interpretations to reflect expressive intent.

MU:Re9.1.4a

a Evaluate musical works and performances, applying established criteria, and explain appropriateness to the context.

MU:Re9.1a.4

Evaluate musical works and performances, applying established criteria, and explain appropriateness to the context.