The purpose of teaching Music in Grade-5 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 a deeper understanding of cultural and musical heritage.
- The learner understands the entire concepts of musical notes and tones.
- The learner develops an appreciation of varied forms of music which one encounters on a daily basis.
- The learner is able to perform musical skills with family and peers.
- The learner recognizes the dynamics of a particular kind of music.
- The learner develops an understanding of the functioning of major instrumental activities.
- The learner is able to match pitches discriminately and echo sing phrases and songs.
- The learner recognizes 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 is able to create 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;
- Understand the effect of various elements of music (melody, harmony, timbre, dynamics, and tempo) on a listener.
Confidence - The learner is able to:
- Label or perform three different examples of rhythm in addition to musical notes;
- Perform and connect to the audience through music;
- Playing 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;
- Identify the role and responsibility of a music composer and seek out the connections between music, other arts, daily life, and history;
- Make connections to personal, social, cultural and historical perspectives through music.
Application - The learner is able to:
- Create simple melodies with chords and mark tempo, time signature, and signature key;
- Explore musical expressions and read musical notation;
- Create, perform, analyze and respond to music.
Innovation - The learner is able to:
- Develop vocal skills and basic pitching;
- Evaluate recorded music and make suggestions for improvement;
- Compose music, and improve original melodies.
Compassion - The learner is able to:
- Participate in community building;
- Empathize with other’s emotions;
- Identify how personal interests and experiences influence music selection and instrument choice.