Elementary, Intermediate, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
In this activity, students listen to Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 and read background information about the composer and the piece.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8: Second Movement
NAS.MU.Re7.1.3.a Demonstrateand describe how selected music connects to and is influenced by specific interests, experiences, or purposes.
NAS.MU.Re7.1.4.a Demonstrateand explain how selected music connects to and is influenced by specific interests, experiences, purposes, or contexts.
NAS.MU.Re7.1.5.a Demonstrate and explain, citing evidence, how selected music connects to and is influenced by specific interests, experiences, purposes, or contexts.
ARTS.M.E.3.1.B Students describe the music in terms related to basic elements such as melody, rhythm, harmony, dynamics, timbre, form, style, etc.
ARTS.M.E.3.1.E Students describe their understandings of particular pieces of music and how they relate to their surroundings.
ARTS.M.E.4.1.B Students identify the titles and composers of well-known examples of classical concert music and blues/jazz selections.
ARTS.M.E.4.1.C Students identify the primary cultural, geographical, and historical settings for the music they listen to and perform.