Enduring Understanding 3: Through purposeful practice, artists learn to manage, master, and refine simple, then complex, skills and techniques.

General Information
Number: MU.K.S.3
Title: Through purposeful practice, artists learn to manage, master, and refine simple, then complex, skills and techniques.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Music
Grade: K
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes

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Related Access Points

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Independent

MU.K.S.3.In.a
Sing or play songs from a model.

Supported

MU.K.S.3.Su.a
Explore familiar songs.

Participatory

MU.K.S.3.Pa.a
Attend to familiar songs.

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Lesson Plans

See, Hear, and Play Instruments:

This lesson provides endless ways to introduce instruments to the students along with their similarities/differences. The focus could be on just classroom instruments for the playing activities, but the discussions can include any possible instrument.

Type: Lesson Plan

It's Time to Play the Barred Instruments: An Introduction for Kindergarten:

Kindergarten students will discover how to perform with proper instrument technique on the classroom barred melodic percussion instruments.  

Type: Lesson Plan

Can You Play a Steady Beat?:

In this lesson students will accompany the song Che Che Koolay by performing a steady beat on a drum and participating in movement.  

Type: Lesson Plan

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