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.