Discuss how music in America was influenced by people and events in its history.


e.g., slavery, expansion of railroad, jazz, war, politics
General Information
Subject Area: Music
Grade: 3
Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections
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.H.2.In.a: Recognize influences of culture and history on American music.
MU.3.H.2.Pa.a: Associate musical examples with American culture or history.
MU.3.H.2.Su.a: Recognize a variety of music that represents American culture or history.

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Lesson Plan

Ain't Gonna Rain:

Through dance, rhythm, and melody individual students will learn/perform an American Folk Song as part of a larger ensemble.

Type: Lesson Plan

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