• GLE-Mus1

    Colorado Model Content Standards
    For Music
    1st Grade Level Expectations
    Standard 1: Students sing or play on instruments a varied repertoire of music, alone or with others.
    Standard 2: Students will read and notate music.
    Standard 3: Students will create music.
    Standard 4: Students will listen to, analyze, evaluate, and describe music.
    Standard 5: Students will relate music to various historical and cultural traditions.
    First grade students will:
    ● sing and play instruments with acceptable tone quality and proper posture, songs in an
    age-appropriate range (S1)
    ● watch the conductor (S1)
    ● read and perform rhythmic patterns using quarter notes, paired eighth notes, and quarter rests (S1, S2)
    ●create rhythm patterns for introductions and ostinato accompaniments to familiar
    songs (S1, S3)
    ● identify, through movement, simple two-part form (S1, S4)
    ● respond to duple meter through movement and by using iconic symbols (S1, S2, S4)
    ●sing, play, and move to music from different traditions and cultures (S1, S4, S5)
    ● improvise simple melodic and rhythmic patterns using vocal sounds, body percussion,
    movement, and instrument sounds (S3)
    ● categorize selected classroom instruments by how sound is produced (S4)
    ● listen to a repertoire of musical examples that represent varied cultures, styles, and
    historical periods (S4, S5)
    ● listen to books and stories about composers, music, and sound (S4, S5)
    ● know that a composer is someone who writes music (S5)
    ● demonstrate appropriate audience behavior (S5)