Music

The power of music promotes language and listening skills, influences feelings and enhances thinking, creativity and aesthetic appreciation.

The music program encourages students to sing and incorporate movement.

Through fun interactive activities students internalize the basic elements of music: 

1. Dynamics: degree of sound-loud-medium-quiet (soft)
2. Tempo: fast, slow or moderate
3. Rhythm: the flow of music, feeling the beat, rhythmic patterns
4. Pitch: high, middle, low sound
5. Beat: pattern, frequency, sequence
6. Form: binary, ternary, rondo

Music activities include: greeting songs, rhymes, poems, finger plays, musical games, transition songs, relaxation and listening.

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