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Students: These are all of the things students your age in Michigan are supposed to learn about rhythm!
Teachers: The following Grade Level Content Expectations are standards about rhythm from the Michigan Merit Curriculum.
- ART.M.I.4.1 Sing and play in a small group with accurate pitch, intonation, rhythm, and technique within various music contexts.
- ART.M.I.4.6 Play rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic instruments.
- ART.M.I.4.7 Perform with accuracy, rhythmic, and melodic patterns.
- ART.M.I.4.9 Use a system to read quarter notes and rests, eighth notes and rests, half notes and rests, whole notes and rests.
- ART.M.II.4.1 Create through exploration, improvisation, and composition, rhythmic and melodic ostinati accompaniments.
- ART.M.II.4.2 Create through exploration, improvisation, and composition, answers that are rhythmic and melodic.
- ART.M.III.4.2 Use invented or standard notation to transcribe increasingly difficult rhythms and melodies.
- ART.M.V.4.2 Observe and identify cross-curricular connections within the 4th grade curriculum.
Michigan Merit Curriculum: Standards, Benchmarks, and Grade Level Content Expectations- Visual Arts, Music, Dance, and Theatre