Music / Year 3 and 4

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create, perform and record compositions by selecting and organising sounds, silence, tempo and volume (ACAMUM086)

Elaborations
  • experimenting with ways of using voices and instruments, combining sounds, silence, tempo and volume to create and perform music
  • exploring given rhythm and pitch patterns, structures or timbres to improvise and create music
  • using notation to represent sound and record ideas, such as inventing a graphic score to represent sounds of the environment
  • improvising and trialling ideas to create compositions for specific audiences and purposes
  • Considering viewpoints – evaluations: For example – How did the music make you feel and why?
  • creating, sourcing and organising music using a range of accessible technologies
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Composing (Music),  Musical notation,  Tempo,  Dynamics (Music)

Online

Beethoven Allegretto

This set of resources explores beat and rhythm, melody, instruments, texture and structure. They focus on the Allegretto movement from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major Op. 92. A video features conductor Richard Gill AO with musicians of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra explaining how Beethoven built this iconic Allegretto ...

Interactive

Popcorn and other suites

Popcorn and other suites is a K-6 creative arts resource developed in the 1970s in big book format to introduce music notation. It has been digitally remastered for a new generation of learners. The resource contains 10 animated musical scores, along with a user information guide and video.

Interactive

Vocal Ease MORE (Module 2)

Vocal Ease MORE (Module 2) is an updated sequel to the original Vocal Ease resource which was created around 20 years ago to support classroom music education. This new version focuses on building knowledge and skills in vocal music in the K-6 classroom. It features five original pieces, additional audio tracks and curriculum ...

Interactive

Vocal Ease MORE (Module 1)

Vocal Ease MORE (Module 1) is an updated sequel to the original Vocal Ease resource which was created around 20 years ago to support classroom music education. This new version focuses on building knowledge and skills in vocal music in the K-6 classroom. It features five original pieces, additional audio tracks and curriculum ...