SUBJECT AREA: Music — GRADE LEVEL: Early High School
BENCHMARK: 25.A.4 Analyze and evaluate the effective use of elements, principles and expressive qualities in a composition/performance in dance, drama, music and visual arts.
BENCHMARK: 25.B.4 Analyze and evaluate similar and distinctive characteristics of works in two or more of the arts that share the same historical period or societal context.
BENCHMARK: 26.A.4c Music: Analyze ways in which musical sounds are produced and how they are used in composing, conducting and performing.
BENCHMARK: 26.A.4d Music: Demonstrate the ability to read written notation for a vocal or instrumental part.
BENCHMARK: 26.A.4e Visual Arts: Analyze and evaluate how tools/technologies and processes combine to convey meaning.
BENCHMARK: 26.B.4c Music: Create and perform music of challenging complexity and length with expression.
BENCHMARK: 26.B.4d Visual Arts: Demonstrate knowledge and skills that communicate clear and focused ideas based on planning, research and problem solving.
BENCHMARK: 27.A.4a Evaluate how consumer trends in the arts affect the types and styles of art products.
BENCHMARK: 27.A.4b Analyze how the arts are used to inform and persuade through traditional and contemporary art forms.
BENCHMARK: 27.B.4a Analyze and classify the distinguishing characteristics of historical and contemporary art works by style, period and culture.
BENCHMARK: 27.B.4b Understand how the arts change in response to changes in society.
BENCHMARK: 25.A.5 Analyze and evaluate student and professional works for how aesthetic qualities are used to convey intent, expressive ideas and/or meaning.
BENCHMARK: 25.B.5 Understand how different art forms combine to create an interdisciplinary work (e.g., musical theatre, opera or cinematography).
BENCHMARK: 26.A.5 Common for all four arts: Analyze and evaluate how the choice of media, tools, technologies and processes support and influence the communication of ideas.
BENCHMARK: 26.B.5 Common for all four arts: Create and perform a complex work of art using a variety of techniques, technologies and resources and independent decision making.
BENCHMARK: 27.A.5 Analyze how careers in the arts are expanding based on new technologies and societal changes.