The Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Grade PK

Grade PK: History: Perspectives: PK.3: Compare perspectives of people in the past to those in the present.

Grade PK: Music: Creating: Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work. A. With substantial guidance, explore and experience a variety of music.

Grade PK: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. A. With substantial guidance, explore music's expressive qualities (such as voice quality, dynamics, and tempo).

Grade K

Grade K: History: Perspectives: K.3: Compare perspectives of people in the past to those in the present.

Grade K: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. A. With guidance, explore and demonstrate awareness of music contrasts (such as high/low, loud/soft, same/different) in a variety of music selected for performance.

Grade K: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work. B. Perform appropriately for the audience.

Grade 1

Grade 1: History: Perspectives: 1.3: Compare perspectives of people in the past to those in the present.

Grade 1: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. A. With limited guidance, demonstrate knowledge of music concepts (such as beat and melodic contour) in music from a variety of cultures selected for performance.

Grade 1: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work. B. Perform appropriately for the audience and purpose.

Grade 2

Grade 2: History: Perspectives: 2.4 Explain perspectives of people in the past to those of people in the present.

Grade 2: Geography: Human-Environment Interaction: Places, Regions, and Culture: 2.5 Explain how humans affect the culture and environment of places/region.

Grade 2: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work. A. Perform music for a specific purpose with expression and technical accuracy.

Grade 2: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work. B. Perform appropriately for the audience and purpose.

Grade 3

Grade 3: History: Change, Continuity, and Context: 3.2 Compare life in specific historical time periods to life today.

Grade 3: Geography: Human-Environment Interaction: Places, Regions, and Culture: 3.5 Explain how the cultural and environmental characteristics of places change over time.

Grade 3: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. A. Demonstrate understanding of the structure in music selected for performance.

Grade 3: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation. B. Rehearse to refine technical accuracy, expressive qualities, and identified performance challenges.

Grade 4

Grade 4: Geography: Human-Environment Interaction: Places, Regions, and Culture: 4.4 Explain how the cultural and environmental characteristics of places change over time.

Grade 4: Geography: Human Population: Spatial Patterns and Movement: 4.6 Explain how cultural and environmental characteristics affect the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas.

Grade 4: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. C. Explain how context (such as social, cultural, and historical) informs a performance.

Grade 4: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation. B. Rehearse to refine technical accuracy and expressive qualities, and address performance challenges.

Grade 5

Grade 5: History: Change, Continuity and Context: 5.2 Compare life in specific historical periods to life today.

Grade 5: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. A. Demonstrate understanding of the structure and the elements of music (such ans rhythm, pitch, form, and harmony) in music selected for performance.

Grade 5: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation. B. Rehearse to refine technical accuracy and expressive qualities to address challenges, and show improvement over time.

Grade 6

Grade 6-7: Geography: Human-Environment Interaction: Places, Regions, and Culture: 6–7.5 Explain the connections between the physical and human characteristics of a region and the identity of individuals and cultures living there.

Grade 6-7: Geography: Human Population: Spatial Patterns and Movement: 6–7.6 Explain how changes in transportation and communication technology influence human settlements and affect the diffusion of ideas and cultural practices.

Grade 6: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. A. Perform a selected piece of music demonstrating how their interpretations of the elements of music and the expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, timbre, articulation/style, and phrasing) convey intent.

Grade 6: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work. A Perform the music with technical accuracy to convey the creator’s intent.

Grade 7

Grade 6-7: Geography: Human-Environment Interaction: Places, Regions, and Culture: 6–7.5 Explain the connections between the physical and human characteristics of a region and the identity of individuals and cultures living there.

Grade 6-7: Geography: Human Population: Spatial Patterns and Movement: 6–7.6 Explain how changes in transportation and communication technology influence human settlements and affect the diffusion of ideas and cultural practices.

Grade 7: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. A. Explain and demonstrate the structure of contrasting pieces of music selected for performance and how elements of music are used.

Grade 7: Music: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. C. Identify how cultural and historical context inform performances and result in different music interpretations.

Grade 8

Grade 8: Geography: Human Population: Spatial Patterns and Movement: 8.3 Explain how changes in transportation and communication technology influence the spatial connections among human settlements and affect the diffusion of ideas and cultural practices.

Grade 8: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation. A. Perform contrasting pieces of music, demonstrating as well as explaining how the music’s intent is conveyed by their interpretations of the elements of music and expressive qualities (such as dynamics, tempo, timbre, artic

Grade 8: Music: Performing: Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work. A. Perform the music with technical accuracy, stylistic expression, and culturally authentic practices in music to convey the creator’s intent.

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