Music Theory

Units

Unit Essential Questions Content Skills and Processes Assessment Resources
1st Sem.

•What are the mechanics of music composition?

*Major/minor scales
*Chords
*Key signatures
*Analysis of chord structures
*Arranging music
*Composing

*Recognize and create scales, interval, and chords.
*Compose for various instrumentations, from simple melodies to complex compositions

*Assignments
*Quizzes
*Tests
*Compositions

Music theory books and computer applications

2nd Sem.

•What are the mechanics of music composition?

*Major/minor scales
*Chords
*Key signatures
*Analysis
*Arranging techniques
*Major/minor scales

*Recognize scales, interval, chords
*Create scales, interval, and chords
*Compose for various instrumentations, from simple melodies to complex compositions

*Teacher observation
*Assignments
*Quizzes
*Tests

Music Theory Textbooks.