Music programs should incorporate performing (singing, playing and moving), organising sound and listening. The Creative arts K-6 syllabus outlines the musical concepts of duration, pitch, dynamics, tone colour and structure.
The following templates can be used by teachers to plan a unit of work.
Sample lesson ideas
Teaching and learning activities
The following resources come from Vocal Ease modules 1-4. They provide strategies which can be adapted to suit the individual needs of students. They are suitable for K–6 students.
|Learning activities||Audio link||Sheet music|
|Dig a potato (DOCX 42KB)||Dig a potato (PDF 169KB)|
|Sister Cindy (DOCX 42KB)||Sister Cindy (PDF 255KB)|
|Underneath the mango tree (DOCX 101KB)||Underneath the mango tree (PDF 212KB)|
|Ms Sue (DOCX 99KB)||Ms Sue (PDF 161KB)|
|Peanut butter and jelly (DOCX 41KB)||Peanut butter and jelly (PDF 305KB)|
|Mal, mal, mal (DOCX 63KB)||Mal, mal, mal (PDF 216KB)|
Obwisana is an African stone passing game which can be treated similarly to Mal, mal, mal (DOCX 63KB).
|Obwisana (PDF 225KB)|
The following unit of work is suitable for Stages 2 and 3.
|Unit||Audio link||Sheet music|
Crash (DOCX 833KB)