Grade 7


The purpose of music in Grade 7 is to introduce the learner to the history, development and attributes of contemporary music.


  • The learner explores the history, development, and attributes of music.
  • The learner gains knowledge about music theory and.
  • The learner learns music theory.
  • The learner uses traditional and/ or homemade instruments to investigate relationships between musical expression and place.
  • The learner develops music reading skills.


The learner is able to:

  • interpret music sheets for various genre;
  • practice performing music vocally and with a pitched instrument;
  • Pose questions about sound to guide inquiry into the expressive and symbolic use of sound and silence;
  • demonstrate sensitivity to the ways voices change with age and musical experiences;
  • investigate and manipulate elements of music and principles of composition including tension and resolution.
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