Elementary School – Music

Philosophy
God formed humanity in his likeness. Part of God’s likeness is creativity Music allows people to express their souls to God and to one another. Music articulates emotions and experiences in ways that others can participate in too. In Music class, we will try to discover and develop different forms of music. As the Bible says “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; …” (Ecclesiastes 9:10), students are encouraged to develop their creative skills of music to their utmost potential. They will also develop a better appreciation of God’s creativity in creating music through this course.

Course Objective
In this class students will develop the fundamentals of music: Pitch, Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Timbre and Tone. Students are involved in listening, singing, appreciating (ESLR: ET), playing (ESLR: NLL), and performing music (ESLR: DC) from various national backgrounds (ESLR: SCW), including many Christian songs (ESLR: RUC).

Materials

  • Pens and Pencils
  • Research materials
  • Graph Paper
  • Manuscript Papers
  • Compact Disk Player
  • Music
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Share The Music Program

Time Allotment
45 minutes period, once a week

Course Content

  • Beat
  • Rhythm
  • Melody
  • Harmony
  • Timbre
  • Tempo
  • Performance
  • Composition

Evaluation
The is no formal evaluation process currently being used in this course. Students participation is assessed using a rubric.

 

Wesley International School

Kotak Pos 275
Malang, East Java, Indonesia 65101

Phone: (62) 341 586410
Email: wesley@wesleyinterschool.org