PCSD Music Standards

  • CREATE:

    To inspire students in the application of their music knowledge, all students will be provided with opportunities to create music through improvisation and composition.

    Improvise: Students will create spontaneous musical ideas within various expressive mediums.

    Compose: Students will create, synthesize, and revise their ideas into a cohesive product.

     

    PERFORM:

    To foster further understanding of music and its elements, all students will be provided with classroom, solo, and/or ensemble performance opportunities.

    Skill-development: Students will demonstrate their progressive musical skills using repertoire appropriate to the level of achievement.

    Self-expressive: Students will develop an individual level of skill that enables them to perform expressively.

     

    ANALYZE:

    To develop the ability to make critical determinations about music, all students will be provided with a variety of aural and written musical examples.

    Aesthetic: Students will develop the ability to interpret and describe how music evokes emotion.

    Structural: Students will describe how the elements of music are used in the construction of music.

     

    COMMUNICATE:

    To enable students to recognize the global impact of music, all students will explore the reciprocal relationship between music and culture.

    Cultural: Students will describe how music influences and reflects cultural beliefs, issues, and events.

    Fine Arts: Students will learn to identify the relationship between music and other art forms.