Kindergarten Goals for Music
I can hear the difference between calling, speaking, whispering, singing, and inner voice.
I can hear the difference between the singing voices of children and adults.
I can hear the difference between percussion, wind, string, and electronic instruments.
I can tell whether two sounds are the same or different and perform beat/rhythm, higher/lower, louder/softer and faster/slower.
I can tell the difference between a song’s beat and its rhythm using pictures.
I can match the melody of a song I hear to a picture of its melody.
I can sing or play classroom instruments independently or in groups.
I can sing songs or play classroom instruments from diverse cultures and styles independently or in groups.
I can move alone or with others to a varied repertoire of music using gross and fine locomotor and non-locomotor movement.
I can accompany a song by playing heartbeat on an instrument or with body percussion.
I can sing songs and play musical games, including rhymes, folk music and seasonal music.
I can hear whether music has a steady heartbeat or not.
I can compare same/different in beat/rhythm, higher/lower, louder/softer, faster/slower, and simple patterns in musical performances.
I can relate music to other school disciplines.
I can remain still, quiet, and attentive during a short performance, then applaud.