National Standards

  • Below you will find the nine content areas for the National Standards for Music for grades K-4, which the music program builds its foundation on.  During each class, one or more of the standards are focused on and presented to the children of each grade level.  If you would like more detail about each content standard, follow the links and they will bring you to more information!


    Content Standard: 1: Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music

    Content Standard: 2: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music  

    Content Standard: 3: Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments

    Content Standard: 4: Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines

    Content Standard: 5: Reading and notating music

    Content Standard: 6: Listening to, analyzing, and describing music

    Content Standard: 7: Evaluating music and music performances

    Content Standard: 8: Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts

    Content Standard: 9: Understanding music in relation to history and culture