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Music / Year 3 and 4

Curriculum content descriptions

Practise singing, playing instruments and improvising music, using elements of music including rhythm, pitch, dynamics and form in a range of pieces, including in music from the local community (ACAMUM085)

Elaborations
  • practising singing and playing a range of music from different cultures, including various cultures within their local community
  • Considering viewpoints – meanings and interpretations: For example – Why was this music written?
  • rehearsing and performing music in unison and with accompaniment patterns
  • experimenting with ways of singing and playing expressively, such as learning and practising a song with different dynamics and tempo
  • practising reading traditional and invented notation in music as they rehearse and perform
  • rehearsing and performing music using a range of technologies
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Music performance,  Musical elements

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