ERIC Number: ED193156
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Program of Studies, Aesthetic Education: Music, K-8.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Dept. of Instructional Planning and Development.
Educational objectives and brief course descriptions are presented for music instruction, grades K-8, Montgomery Public Schools, Rockville, Maryland. The system recommends that students in grades K-6 receive 100 minutes of general music instruction weekly. Objectives for these grades include development of musical perception through a wide variety of activities. Instruction focuses on heightened musical responsiveness through singing, listening, moving, composing, conducting, playing instruments, and reading musical notation. General-Music is required of all students in grade 7 and is elective in grade 8. Objectives include learning about melody, rhythm, harmony, form, and timbre through a hands-on experiential approach. Emphasis is on singing, playing instruments, listening critically to recorded and live music, and creating music. Guitar instruction, a choral program, and instrumental music programs are also provided. Criteria for level advancement for instrumental music courses are outlined. A list of instructional guides and an objectives grid are included. (Author/KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Dept. of Instructional Planning and Development.
Note: For related documents, see SO 012 898-904.