Burrillville School Department Music Curriculum

Aligned to the State and National Standards

Grade 7-8 Band Scope and Sequence

The chart below highlights the key skills and concepts taught in grades 7-8 and the order in which they are taught.  By clicking on the unit title, parents, students and teachers can view the detailed expectations for student learning.  Only teachers can access the Common Course assessment link.

Quarter

Unit

Activities

Instructional Days

1

1.1

1.2

1.3

Read Write and Perform (Rudimentary Level)

Culture: Instruments, Musical Form, and Function

Musical Connections to Other Disciplines

20

15

15

 

Quarter

Unit

Activities

Instructional Days

2

2.1

2.2

2.3

Read Write and Perform (Rudimentary Level)

Musical Performance

Analyzing Music

20

20

10

Quarter

Unit

Activities

Instructional Days

3

3.1

3.2

Read Write and Perform (Rudimentary Level)

Improvisation and Composing

20

10

Quarter

Unit

Activities

Instructional Days

4

4-1

4.2

Read Write and Perform (Rudimentary Level)

Evaluating Musical Performance

20

10