3.0 Historical and Cultural Context
- Understanding the Historical Contributions and Cultural Dimensions of Music
- Students analyze the role of music in past and present cultures throughout the world, noting cultural diversity as it relates to music, musicians, and composers.
5.0 Connections, Relationships, Applications
- Connecting and Applying What Is Learned in Music to Learning in Other Art Forms and Subject Areas and to Careers
- Students apply what they learn in music across subject areas. They develop competencies and creative skills in problem solving, communication, and management of time and resources that contribute to lifelong learning and career skills. They also learn about careers in and related to music.
Language arts [PDF/3.35Mb]
- 2.0 Reading Comprehension
- 2.3 Generate relevant questions about readings on issues that can be researched.
- 2.5 Extend ideas presented in primary or secondary sources through original analysis, evaluation, and elaboration.
- 3.0 Literary Response and Analysis
- 3.5 Compare works that express a universal theme and provide evidence to support the ideas expressed in each work.
- 3.12 Analyze the way in which a work of literature is related to the themes and issues of its historical period. (Historical approach)
- 1.0 Writing Strategies
- 1.3 Use clear research questions and suitable research methods (e.g., library, electronic media, personal interview) to elicit and present evidence from primary and secondary sources.
History and Social Studies [PDF/4.7Mb]
- Historical Literacy:
Develop research skills and a sense of historical empathy.
Recognize history as common memory, with political implications.
- Cultural Literacy:
Recognize the relationships among the various parts of a nation’s cultural life.
Recognize that literature and art shape and reflect the inner life of a people.
- National Identity:
Recognize the status of minorities and women in different times in American history.