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Music TEKS 2016


TEK: K.1 - Foundations: music literacy.
The student describes and analyzes musical sound. The student is expected to:
   A. Identify the difference between the singing, speaking, inner, whispering, and calling voice;
   B. Identify the timbre of adult and child singing voices;
   C. Identify the timbre of instrument families;
   D. Identify same/different in beat/rhythm, higher/lower, louder/softer, faster/slower and simple patterns in
   musical performances;
   E. Identify beat, rhythm, and simple two-tone or three-tone melodies using iconic representation.


TEK: K.2 - Creative expression.
The student performs a varied repertoire of dev. appropriate music in informal or formal settings.
The student is expected to:
   A. Sing or play classroom instruments independently or in groups;
   B. Sing songs or play classroom instruments from diverse cultures and styles independently or in groups;
   C. Move alone or with others to a varied repertoire of music using gross and fine locomotor and non-locomotor
   D. Perform simple partwork, including beat versus rhythm; and
   E. Perform music using louder/softer and faster/slower.


TEK: K.3 - Historical and cultural relevance.
The student examines music in relation to history and cultures.
The student is expected to:
   A. Sing songs and play musical games, including rhymes, folk music, and seasonal music; and
   B. Identify simple interdisciplinary concepts related to music.


TEK: K.4 - Critical evaluation and response.
The student listens to, responds to, and evaluates music and musical performances.
The student is expected to:
   A. Identify and demonstrate appropriate audience behavior during live or recorded performances;
   B. Identify steady beat in musical performances; and
   C. Compare same/different in beat/rhythm, higher/lower, louder/softer, faster/slower, and simple patterns in
   musical performances.

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