A knowledgeable kindergarten student:

Demonstrates music skills

  • sings songs alone and with others
  • sings folk songs from memory
  • demonstrates varying dynamics (loudness)
  • demonstrates steady beat
  • plays rhythm patterns


Understands and applies music concepts

  • distinguishes between speaking and singing
  • analyzes and responds to pitch and dynamics (loudness)
  • creates music
  • improvises appropriate sound effects to stories and poetry
  • improvises movement to music and speech


Participates with appropriate behavior in music activities

  • cooperates, listens, and engages in activities
  • collaborates with and encourages others
  • considers and respects others
  • contributes to a positive environment

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