• GLE-Mus7

    Colorado Model Content Standards
    For Music
    7th 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.
    Seventh grade students will:
    · sing in two-part harmony (S1)
    · sing or play the home tone (tonic) and locate it on the staff of a musical example in any major key (S1, S2)
    · read, notate, and perform all previously learned rhythmic patterns in a variety of meters (S1, S2, S3)
    · create and play or sing a two-measure ending to a musical composition and explain why the notes and rhythms were selected (S1, S2, S3, S4)
    · read notes in the appropriate clef for the instrument being played (S2)
    · recognize that instruments and voices can be combined to create different textures and timbres (S4)
    · identify the style and form of a piece performed or heard in class, and describe it using musical terms (S4)
    · listen to a musical selection and study one element in depth (S4, S5)
    · identify how a composer used syncopation to create rhythmic excitement in a musical piece (S4, S5)
    · list expectations for audience behavior at a concert (S5)