Music and Visual Art Report Card Standards Grades 1-6
Music and Visual Art Report Card Standards Grades 1-6: Grading Explanation
The following lists the common content standards that all grade level students study in music and the visual art classes in Pembroke Elementary Schools. The grade that your child receives on the report card in content are based on these units of study.
Grade Visual Art Standards Music Standards Grade 1 Primary & secondary colors Singing on pitch (assessed grades 1-6) Pinch Pots Keeping a steady beat (assessed grades 1-6) Geometric & organic shapes Movement Grade 2 Warm & cool colors Identifying instruments of the orchestra Positive & negative space Carnival of the Animals (Saint-Saens) Coil pots Reading simple music notation Grade 3 Tints & shades Learning to play recorders Symmetry Folk songs Instruments in ensemble Grade 4 Proportion & texture Beethoven unit Imaginative drawing Conducting unit Memory drawing International songs Grade 5 Perspective & space Musical theatre unit Printmaking American music Gesture sculpture Civial and Revolutionary War songs and spirituals Grade 6 African masks Music Theory Illustration Composition Value Musical celebrations around the world
Grade 5 & 6: Students that elect to study band & string instruments are graded on the following content: Instrument Assembly & care, Embouchure/Bow technique, articulation, tone, and musical literacy (counting and executing rhythms and note reading).