ERIC Number: ED263037
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Elementary Classroom Music, K-6 Curriculum Guide. Bulletin 1586.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Academic Programs.
A K-6 course of study in music is described. The curriculum guide first presents a rationale for and lists the outcomes of music education. Three options of presentation among which teachers can choose are described. These include the traditional approach, the Carl Orff system, and the Kodaly system. A section on course content narrative discusses the kinds of music activities appropriate for early childhood, middle childhood, and later childhood; the development of musical concepts, music reading skills, and listening skills; singing activities; and instrumental activities. A K-6 scope and sequence is provided for the following elements of music: rhythm, melody, harmony, form, and expressive qualities. A K-6 content outline, including objectives, skills, activities, and materials, is provided. Music in special education and special ensembles are discussed. Guidelines for support, including standards for curriculum, scheduling, staff, physical facilities, and materials and equipment, are included. The guide concludes with a glossary of terms, a list of resources, and a bibliography. (RM)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Developmental Stages, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Facilities, Glossaries, Instructional Materials, Listening Skills, Music Activities, Music Education, Outcomes of Education, Resource Materials, School Schedules, Singing, Skill Development, Special Education, Standards, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Academic Programs.
Note: For related document, see SO 016 868.