ERIC Number: ED430887
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Skills-Based Scope and Sequence Guide: Music Grades K-6. Target Skills & Sample Assessment Methods.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
This guide is organized around a list of music skills that all Idaho students should know and be able to do at each grade level from kindergarten through sixth grade. The guide provides parents, teachers, and students with knowledge of what is being taught in a logical scope and sequence by grade level. Its purpose is to help build a basis for curriculum development, instructional strategy, and assessment practices, and to provide consistency across the state in what is being taught and learned. The listed set of music skills are to be learned at a factual, applied/analysis, or synthesis/evaluation level sample assessment methods for teacher use are included. "Target skills" and "sample assessment methods" are the headings for the chart. Skills are identified by grade level and were selected based upon: (1) the knowledge of many classroom teachers; (2) skills identified in scope and sequence charts of textbooks on Idaho's textbook adoption list; (3) skills measured on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills; (4) skills measured on Idaho's direct assessments; and (5) input from educators, patrons, and parents. (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho