ERIC Number: ED193115
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Key Competencies: Music Education and Instrumental Music, Elementary Schools.
Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Curriculum and Instruction.
Major competencies are presented for music education in kindergarten through grade six of the Philadelphia school system. Music is seen to be a mode of expression in responding to and interpreting life and nature. It promotes development of aesthetic judgment. The competencies outlined in this document are derived from a comprehensive music program reflecting the variety of ways people experience and participate in music. For each grade level, up to six competencies are identified. These include participation in singing and directed listening activities. Each competency is accompanied by numerous behavioral objectives by which mastery can be evaluated. For example, a fourth grade competency is that students will demonstrate musical perceptions through bodily movements. A related behavioral objective is to acquire individual and small group skills at choreographing favorite compositions. The booklet also identifies competencies and behavioral objectives for each of three levels (basic, intermediate, advanced) of instrumental instruction. These emphasize tone production, interpretation, and ensemble playing. (AV)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Course Objectives, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Minimum Competencies, Music Activities, Music Appreciation, Music Education, Music Techniques, Musical Instruments, Sequential Learning, Skill Development, Vocal Music
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Curriculum and Instruction.
Note: For related documents, see SO 012 813-821.