Quarterly Standards

‚ÄčQuarterly Standards
Kindergarten
Priority Standards for unit: 
• PP2A1b Perform a steady beat 
• EP1C1a Identify icons for high and low sounds 
• AP1BKa Distinguish between same and different 
• PP2EKa Echo short rhythmic patterns on rhythm instruments and/or body percussion


1st  Grade
Priority Standards for unit: 
• PP2A1b Perform a steady beat 
• PP2B1a Echo simple rhythmic patterns 
• EP1C1a Identify icons for high and low sounds
• AP1B1b Demonstrate through movement musical opposites: high/low, fast/slow, long/short, smooth/separated, soft/loud, same/different, up/down, beat/no beat 
• PP1CKa Use singing, speaking, whispering and shouting voices


2nd Grade
Priority Standards for unit: 
• PP2A2a Perform in groups using a steady beat, matching dynamics, following the cues of the    conductor
 • AP1A2a Identify p for piano and f for forte 
• PP2E2a Demonstrate loud and soft dynamics [p, f] and fast and slow tempi


3rd Grade
Priority Standards for unit: 
• EP1B3a Read simple rhythm patterns (using iconic or standard notation) consisting of: whole  note/rest, quarter note/rest, half note/rest, eighth-note pairs, dotted half note 
• PP1E3a Perform ostinati and*rounds


4th Grade
Priority Standards for unit: 
• PP2B4a Read and perform at least three (3) pitches on a melodic instrument; Read and perform rhythmic patterns: Whole note/rest, Quarter note/rest, Half note/rest, Eighth note/rest pairs, dotted half note, Sixteenth notes • PP1E4a Perform ostinati, rounds, canons and partner songs 
• EP1D5a Identify standard symbols for dynamics, tempo and articulation: p for piano, f for forte, 
mp for mezzo piano, mf for mezzo forte, pp for pianissimo, ff for fortissimo, cresc or < for crescendo, decres or> for decrescendo, dim for diminuendo, *accelerando, *ritardando, *allegro, *moderato, *andante, *largo, *a tempo, accent, fermata, ties, slurs, staccato, legato


5th Grade
Priority Standards for unit: 
• PP2B5a Read and perform rhythms in simple *meter: Whole note/rest, Quarter note/rest, Half note/rest, Eighth note/rest, Dotted half note, Sixteenth notes, dotted quarter followed by eighth, *syncopation 
• EP1B5a Read standard rhythmic notation in 2/4, ¾, 4/4 and 6/8 meter signatures with bar lines consisting of: whole note/rest, quarter note/rest, half note/rest, eighth-note pairs, dotted half note, sixteenth notes, eighth note/rest, dotted quarter note/rest, 3 eighth notes beamed together in 6/8, syncopation 
• EP1A5a Create and notate a rhythmic and/or melodic ostinati accompaniment within teacher’s specified guidelines • EP1D5a Identify standard symbols for dynamics, tempo and articulation: p for piano, f for forte, mp for mezzo piano, mf for mezzo forte, pp for pianissimo, ff for fortissimo, cresc or < for crescendo, decres or> for decrescendo, dim for diminuendo, *accelerando, *ritardando, *allegro, *moderato, *andante, *largo, *a tempo, accent, fermata, ties, slurs, staccato, legato
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