Music Theory (IDEAS, CONCEPTS, SYSTEMS, RULES) & Literacy (READING, WRITING)
I can read and write music. I can use my thinking skills to analyze how music is organized.
Performance (PRESENTATION, ACT, RECITAL, SHOW, PIECE)
I can sing, play instruments, improvise, compose, and move to music. I can perform music. I can understand and use music technology, materials, and equipment.
Music History (THE PAST) & Cultural Context (IDEAS AND BELIEFS SHARED BY A GROUP OF PEOPLE)
I can understand music as it relates to history and how it fits into culture. I can understand characteristics in major historical periods of music and identify many compositional techniques in various styles of music. I can examine relationships among current evens, technology, and society.
Analysis, Evaluation, and Critique (EXAMINE, STUDY, INVESTIGATE, EXPLORE, REVIEW, ASSESS)
I can listen to, respond to, reflect on, analyze, interpret, evaluate, and critique music.
Aesthetics (ARTISTIC, VISUAL, APPEALING, BEAUTIFUL)
I can recognize and reflect on the emotional, physical, and intellectual qualities of music. I can understand the meaning of music to the human experience through cultural perspectives by experiencing and evaluating musical compositions and performances.