National Core Arts Standards: Music — Grade 6


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MU:Cn10.1a.6

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

MU:Cn11.1a.6

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

MU:Cr1.1.6a

Generate simple rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic phrases within AB and ABA forms that convey expressive intent.

MU:Cr1.1a.6

Generate simple rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic phrases within AB and ABA forms that convey expressive intent.

MU:Cr2.1.6a

Select, organize, construct, and document personal musical ideas for arrangements and compositions within AB or ABA form that demonstrate an effective beginning, middle, and ending, and convey expressive intent.

MU:Cr2.1a.6

Select, organize, construct, and document personal musical ideas for arrangements and compositions within AB or ABA form that demonstrate an effective beginning, middle, and ending, and convey expressive intent.

MU:Cr2.1b.6

Use standard and/or iconic notation and/or audio/ video recording to document personal simple rhythmic phrases, melodic phrases, and two chord harmonic musical ideas.

MU:Cr3.1a.6

Evaluate their own work, applying teacher-provided criteria such as application of selected elements of music, and use of sound sources.

MU:Cr3.1b.6

Describe the rationale for making revisions to the music based on evaluation criteria and feedback from their teacher.

MU:Cr3.2.6a

Present the final version of their documented personal composition or arrangement, using craftsmanship and originality to demonstrate an effective beginning, middle, and ending, and convey expressive intent.

MU:Cr3.2a.6

Present the final version of their documented personal composition or arrangement, using craftsmanship and originality to demonstrate an effective beginning, middle, and ending, and convey expressive intent.

MU:Pr4.1.6a

Apply teacher provided criteria for selecting music to perform for a specific purpose and/or context and explain why each was chosen.

MU:Pr4.1a.6

Apply teacher provided criteria for selecting music to perform for a specific purpose and/or context, and explain why each was chosen.

MU:Pr4.2.6c

Identify how cultural and historical context inform the performances.

MU:Pr4.2a.6

Explain how understanding the structure and the elements of music are used in music selected for performance.

MU:Pr4.2b.6

When analyzing selected music, read and identify by name or function standard symbols for rhythm, pitch, articulation, and dynamics.

MU:Pr4.2c.6

Identify how cultural and historical context inform performances

MU:Pr4.3.6a

Perform a selected piece of music demonstrating how their interpretations of the elements of music and the expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, timbre, articulation/style, and phrasing ) convey intent.

MU:Pr4.3a.6

Perform a selected piece of music demonstrating how their interpretations of the elements of music and the expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, timbre, articulation/style, and phrasing ) convey intent.

MU:Pr5.1a.6

Identify and apply teacher-provided criteria (such as correct interpretation of notation, technical accuracy, originality, and interest) to rehearse, refine, and determine when a piece is ready to perform.

MU:Pr6.1.6b

Demonstrate performance decorum (such as stage presence, attire, and behavior) and audience etiquette appropriate for venue and purpose.

MU:Pr6.1a.6

Perform the music with technical accuracy to convey the creators intent

MU:Pr6.1b.6

Demonstrate performance decorum (such as stage presence, attire, and behavior) and audience etiquette appropriate for venue and purpose.

MU:Re7.1.6a

Select or choose music to listen to and explain the connections to specific interests or experiences for a specific purpose

MU:Re7.1a.6

Select or choose music to listen to and explain the connections to specific interests or experiences for a specific purpose.

MU:Re7.2.6b

Identify the context of music from a variety of genres, cultures, and historical periods.

MU:Re7.2a.6

Describe how the elements of music and expressive qualities relate to the structure of the pieces.

MU:Re7.2b.6

Identify the context of music from a variety of genres, cultures, and historical periods.

MU:Re8.1a.6

Describe a personal interpretation of how creators and performers application of the elements of music and expressive qualities, within genres and cultural and historical context, convey expressive intent.

MU:Re9.1.6a

Apply teacher-provided criteria to evaluate musical works or performances.

MU:Re9.1a.6

Apply teacher provided criteria to evaluate musical works or performances.