S1 CURRICULUM

 

 

PLANNED LEARNING EXPERIENCES:

 

1.       Performing (2 instruments)

2.     Composing

3.     Listening and understanding music

 

Pupils will cover the following units:

¨      Starter unit

¨      Dance unit

¨      Hooked musical

¨      Christmas music

¨      Scottish music

¨      Latin American

¨      ‘Water’ project (linked to Art)

¨      Chart music

 

PROGRESS IS ASSESSED THROUGH:

 

1.       Performing – Teacher/self/peer assessment – progress diaries used weekly to record individual progress

2.     Listening assignments based on works studied at end of unit

3.     Composing is assessed throughout the process and recorded on profile sheets.  Final assessment at end of each unit.

 

 

 

HOMEWORK:

 

¨      Regular musical literacy homework

¨      Performing – daily practise encouragement

¨      Composing – use note flight for rhythmic and melodic compositions

¨      Listening/Understanding Music – linked to each unit covered – research and project work