Notate simple rhythmic and melodic patterns using traditional notation.


e.g., rhythmic: quarter notes, beamed eighth notes, half notes, quarter rests, half rests; melodic: la-sol-mi-do
General Information
Subject Area: Music
Grade: 3
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))
5013090: Music - Intermediate 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7713035: Access Music Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2018 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MU.3.S.3.In.e: Match aurally presented notes to traditional notation.
MU.3.S.3.Pa.a: Sing or play songs from a model.
MU.3.S.3.Su.a: Sing or play songs or patterns from memory.

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Lesson Plan

EATALOTTAPIZZA - Creating a Rhythm Pizza:

Students recite the poem "Eat A Lotta Pizza" and add a rhythmic ostinato as a B section using "pizza topping" words.

Type: Lesson Plan

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