Perform simple songs and accompaniments.


e.g., singing, using body percussion or classroom instruments
General Information
Subject Area: Music
Grade: K
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
7713010: Music: K-5 (Specifically in versions: 2013 - 2015, 2015 - 2019 (course terminated))
5013060: Music - Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7713020: Access Music Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2018 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MU.K.S.3.In.a: Sing or play songs from a model.
MU.K.S.3.Pa.a: Attend to familiar songs.
MU.K.S.3.Su.a: Explore familiar songs.

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Lesson Plans

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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