Grade 3


The purpose of teaching Music in Grade-3 is to introduce the learner about basic related terminologies through which one can actively participate in the expression of one’s ideas and  present their creativity.



  • The learner develops the  foundation for displaying basic musicality.
  • The learner develops an understanding of cultural and musical heritage.
  • The learner begins to understand the concepts of musical notes.


  • The learner develops an appreciation of the preferred form of music.
  • The learner is able to perform musical skills with family and peers.
  • The learner demonstrates the difference between beats and rhythm.


  • The learner develops an understanding of the functioning of major instrumental activities.
  • The learner matches pitches and echo sing phrases and songs.
  • The learner begins to identify different kinds of  pitch, notes and tunes.


  • The learner applies the teacher taught and self-taught techniques and concepts while performing musical arts.
  • The learner  becomes more attentive and listens to every instruction given to perform with full efficiency.
  • The learner matches melodic pattern with a visual representation.


  • The learner develops inquisitiveness about various music forms.
  • The learner  improvises  short melodic and rhythmic patterns.
  • The learner attempts at creating short songs and instrumental pieces.


  • The learner develops compassion towards music and society.
  • The learner respects people from artistic career fields.
  • The learner feelings of mutual respect for peers trying to focus on artistic subjects rather than  other core subjects.


Concept - The learner is able to:

  • Explore musical basics such as melody, harmony, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, and context;
  • Use the standard notation to read and write notes and rhythm;
  • Listen attentively to various musical notes for the enhancement gross and fine motor skills.

Confidence - The learner is able to:

  • Attain stage confidence;
  • Perform and connect to the audience through music;
  • Play different notes on instruments including the hand drum, rhythm sticks, and the soprano recorder.

Clarity - The learner is able to:

  • Express one’s emotions through music;
  • Portray basic functional characteristics of major musical instruments;
  • Identify the role and responsibility of a music composer and seek out the connections between music, other arts, daily life, and history.

Application - The learner is able to:

  • Visually recognize standard instruments;
  • Explore musical expressions;
  • Perform songs with movements and improvise rhythmic patterns and melodies.

Innovation - The learner is able to:

  • Develop vocal skills and basic pitching;
  • Evaluate recorded music and make suggestions for improvement;
  • Learn about new musical ideas such as the pentatonic sound, major and minor scales, and singing in tune.

Compassion - The learner is able to:

  • Empathize with other’s emotions;
  • Identify how personal interests and experiences influence music selection and instrument choice;
  • Establish self-esteem and self-confidence.
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