COURSE TITLE: Music - Elementary
COURSE LENGTH: Semester
Students develop skills in singing order to enjoy and develop a natural and relaxed attitude toward singing. Skills of note and rhythm reading are introduced to the students. Students use various percussion instruments in order to develop rhythm, discipline and social activity. An emphasis on listening skills develops the student’s ability to express himself, both verbally and creatively through related arts such as drawing and coloring to various musical moods. Very basic keyboard melodic skills are developed. A wide range of music is introduced to the students for listening and singing, including blues, jazz, classical, pop, rock, folk and contemporary songs.
PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES:
· Students perform various vocal and instrumental pieces for each other, both individually and in small groups.
CORE MATERIALS UTILIZED:
Musical recordings, various musical instruments
ASSESSMENT: Performance and teacher developed assessment