6th Grade General Music

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   Month                  Content           Essential Questions    Frameworks                      Skills                             Assessments
                                                                                   A. Identify Music In Culture, Make
                                            A. How Does Music                      Decisions About Why Music Exists, Its
  September   A. Music In Culture           Reflect Culture?                A. 5.1 Function, What If It Wasn’t There?    A. Written, Class And Individual

                                                                                   A. Recognizing Where The Student
                                            A. And How Does                        Finds Music In Their Life, Personal
                                            My Music Reflect Me                    Reflection, How Does Who Listen To
                                            In My Culture?                  A. 5.1 Affects How I Portray Myself            A. Written, Class And Individual


                                            B. There's No Way A                     B. Structure Of Various Instruments
                                            Tuba And Violin                         And How They Work, Finding What
                                            Could Work The                          Provides The Power Supply, Resonator
              B. How Instruments Work       Same Way….                      B. 3.1 And What Vibrates To Make The Buzz B. Written, Discussion
                                                                                    C. Students Will Be Able To Listen For
              C. How Do I Listen            C. What Do I Hear?          C. 5.5, 5.3 Content.                               C. Written, Discussion


                                            D. Where's The Beat
                                            And Who Cares?
                                            Audiation…What's                         D. Recognize The Beat And Simple      D. Individual And Group
              D. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns      That?                 D. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3, Duple And Triple Rhythms              Performance



                                            A. What If I Could                     A Create a Design For a New
                                            Make An Instrument?                    Percussion Instrument, Build an
                                            What Would It Sound                    Instrument That Has (Resonator, Power A. Individual Written Response And
   October    A. How All Instruments Work   Like?                           A. 3.1 Supply And Something That Vibrates) Group Performance


                                            B. Where's The Beat
                                            And Who Cares?
                                            Audiation…What's                         B. Audiate And Perform Simple Duple B. Individual And Group
              B. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns      That?                 B. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3, And Triple Rhythms                  Performance
                                                                                   C. Create A Composition Using Simple
              C. Composition In Simple Duple                                       Duple And Triple Rhythms On Their
              And Triple Time.               C. Me.Compose?                 C. 4.5 New Instrument                       C. Observation And Performance

                                                                                     A. Assessing Other Students And
                                                                   A. 4.5, 5.5, 5.2, Professional Instruments (Home-Made)
  November    A. How All Instruments Work   A. Could I STOMP?                    3.1 Determine What Types Work Together A. Written And Discussion
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                                          B. Where's The Beat
                                          And Who Cares?                             B. Audiate And Perform Simple Duple
                                          Audiation…What's                           And Triple Rhythms As Well As Tonic     B. Individual And Group
             B. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns     That?                   B. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3, Triad                                   Performance
                                                                                     A. Compose A Ensemble Work For 3        A. Written Composition And
  December   A. Composition               A. Me…Compose?                     A. 4.3 Players Containing Improv Sections       Performance
                                                                                     B. Develop Basic Guitar Technique And
             B. Guitar                    B. Can I Be A Player?              B. 3.1 Playing Skills                           B. Visual And Performance


                                          C. Where's The Beat
                                          And Who Cares?                            C. Audiate And Perform Simple Duple
                                          Audiation…What's                          And Triple Rhythms As Well As Tonic C. Individual And Group
             C. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns     That?                   C. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3 Triad/Dominant                      Performance
                                                                                    A. Compose A Ensemble Work For 4
                                                                                    Players Containing Improv Section For A. Written Composition And
   January   A. Composition               A. Me…Compose?                A. 4.4, 4.3 Each Player                           Performance
                                                                                    B. Develop Basic Guitar Technique And
             B. Guitar                    B. Can I Improvise            B. 3.1, 3.2 Playing Skills                        B. Visual And Performance


                                          C. Where's The Beat
                                          And Who Cares?                            C. Audiate And Perform Simple Duple
                                          Audiation…What's                          And Triple Rhythms As Well As Tonic C. Individual And Group
             C. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns     That?                   C. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3 Triad/Dominant                      Performance
                                                                                    A. Compose A Short Song For Guitar,
                                                                                    Using Appropriate Chords And
  February   A. Composition               A. Me…Compose?           A. 4.3, 3.1, 3.2 Technique                             A. Performance
                                                                                    B. Develop Basic Guitar Technique And
             B. Guitar                    B. Can I Create              B. 3.1, 3.2 Playing Skills                         B. Visual And Performance
                                          C. Where's The Beat
                                          And Who Cares?                            C. Audiate And Perform Simple Duple
                                          Audiation…What's                          And Triple Rhythms As Well As Tonic C. Individual And Group
             C. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns     That?                   C. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3 Triad/Dominant                      Performance


                                                                                    D. Develop A Cultural Understanding
                                                                                    About The Origins Of The Blues, In
                                          D. What Makes The                         The States And The Guitars Connection
             D. What's America's Music?   Blues...Blue?                 D. 5.1, 5.2 To Its Evolution.                      D. Written And Presentation
                                                                                    E. Students Will Be Able To Listen For
             E. How Do I Listen           E. What Do I Hear?            E. 5.5, 5.3 Content.                               E. Written And Discussion
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                                                                                   A. Arrange A Piece Using Articulations
                                                                                   Commonly Used In Jazz For
   March    A. Composition               A. Me…Arrange?           A. 4.1, 4.2, 4.4 Saxophones                             A. Performance And Written
                                         B. Where's The Beat
                                         And Who Cares?                            B. Audiate And Perform Compound
                                         Audiation…What's                          Triple Rhythms As Well As Tonic         B. Individual And Group
            B. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns     That?                   B. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3 Triad/Dominant/SubDominant              Performance

                                         C. Where Do The                         C. Develop A Cultural Understanding
                                         Two Roads Diverge                       About The Origins Of The Blues, Jazz:
                                         From A Common                           Locations - Time Periods - Composers -
            C. What's America's Music?   Path: Blues And Jazz?            C. 5.1 And The Music.                         C. Written And Discussion
                                                                                 D. Students Will Be Able To Listen For
            D. How Do I Listen           D. What Do I Hear?               D. 5.1 Content.                               D. Written And Discussion
                                                                                   A. Improvise Using Simple Duple And
                                                                                   Triple Rhythms. Begin Composing
                                         A. Me…Compose                             Melodies, On The Staff With Proper
    April   A. Composition               And Improvise?           A. 4.1, 4.4, 4.5 Notation And Use Of Staff           a. Performance
                                         B. Where's The Beat
                                         And Who Cares?
                                         Audiation…What's                          B. Students Will Improvise Using        B. Individual And Group
            B. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns     That?                   B. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3 Difficult Rhythms And Notes             Performance


                                                                                    C. Students Will Examine Popular
                                                                                    Music To See How Compositions Are
                                                                                    Designed - Structured. Students Will
                                         C. What Are                                Then Compare Popular Music To
                                         Composers Doing                            "Exact" Or Classical Music - Looking
                                         And Why Do We                              Toward Being Able To Determine The
                                         Need Letters To                            Difference Between Song Form And
            C. Sequence And Form         Figure It Out?                    C. 5.1   Theme Or Motive Form                   C. Written And Discussion
                                                                                    D. Students Will Diagram The Form Of
            D. How Do I Listen           D. What Do I Hear?               D. 5.1    A Piece By Listening To It.            D. Written And Discussion
                                                                                    E. Students Will Be Able To Notate
            E. Notation                  E. Me….Notate?                    E. 4.1   Treble Clef                            E. Written And Discussion
                                                                                    A. Compose Melodies Using Melodic,
    May     A. Composition               A. Me…Compose?              A. 4.1 - 4.5   Rhythmic And Tonal Patterns.           A. Performance And Written
                                         B. Where's The Beat
                                         And Who Cares?                            B. Audiate And Perform Compound
                                         Audiation…What's                          Triple Rhythms As Well As Tonic         B. Individual And Group
            B. Tonal/Rhythm Patterns     That?                   B. 1.1, 2.1 - 2.3 Triad/Dominant                          Performance
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                                                                            C. Recognize And Identify
                                     C. What Do All Great                   Compositional Techniques Of
           C. Singing                Tunes Have?                C. 5.1, 5.5 Composers And In Melodies              C. Written And Discussion
                                                                           D. Students Will Create Their Own
                                                                           Form Of Symbolic Notation For Music
                                     D. What If I Could                    That They Compose And Be Able To
                                     Create My Own                         Transpose A Known Piece Of Music
           D. Critical Thinking      Musical System?                  D. 5 Into Their System                   D. Written And Discussion
                                                                             A. Research A Current Artist And
                                                                             Group And Prepare A Presentation Of
                                     A. Where Does My                        Biographical And Musical Information
    June   A. Music In Our Culture   Music Come From?       A. 5.1, 5.2, 5.5 Pertinent To The Group                 A. Written, Oral Discussion
                                                                             B. Students Will Be Able To Listen For
           B. How Do I Listen        B. What Do I Hear?         B. 5.1, 5.5 Content.                                B. Written And Discussion
                                                                           C. Students Will Create Their Own
                                                                           Form Of Symbolic Notation For Music
                                     C. What If I Could                    That They Compose And Be Able To
                                     Create My Own                         Transpose A Known Piece Of Music
           C. Critical Thinking      Musical System?                  C. 5 Into Their System                   C. Written, Visual Observation

				
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