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Music (Grade 5)

The music curriculum for kindergarten through Grade 8 provides children with musical understanding at a beginning to intermediate level.  In Grade 5, children continue to learn how to read music. They play instruments in the classroom and participate in choir.

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Wisconsin’s Model Academic Standards for Music represent a vision of what students should know and be able to do in music. In view of the current and continuing research on the effects of music education on cognition, implementation of these standards can greatly benefit developing minds.

Sings or performs a variety of music-independently or in groups

Reads music symbols and notes and uses them to compose and to evaluate and analyze music

Identifies, describes, classifies, and responds to music of various cultures and historical periods 


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Chief of Academics
Ruth Maegli

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