Curriculum Map & Grades
RMAE follows the Core Knowledge Curriculum. Please see PDFs below to find the map of the year for your child's grade level. 

K-5 Music Curriculum Maps 2023-2024.pdf

6-8 Music Curriculum Map 2023-2024.pdf 

Grading Breakdown: 

Musicianship - are students open to new musical ideas and opinions, are they following BEARS expectations, are they responsible in all aspects

Participation - students will receive one point per class for participation. 

Musical Concepts/Assignments - this category covers written work and projects. 

Pass with Excellence (100% and exhibits multiple qualities of an outstanding student) - student completes EXEMPLARY work, participates positively with OUTSTANDING effort, goes above and beyond, focuses on personal growth in subject area, embodies core virtues. 

Pass (70% or higher) -  attends class, completes assignments at a satisfactory or above level, participates positively in class. 

Incomplete (absent 50% or more)-  is frequently absent from class. 

Fail  (65% or less) - does not turn in completed assignments, does not make a positive effort to participate in class, does not make sufficient effort on assignments or in class. 

Parents, please check grades on Infinite Campus (grades 3-8) regularly. I will input grades and comments frequently regarding how your child is doing in music class.