THE STUDENTS GAIN THE FOLLOWINGS AT MUSIC COURSES IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL;
They name and play the notes.
They know the melodic and rhythmic patterns in the songs.
They realize the dynamic changes in the music.
They know the changes in the pitch (sharp, flat, natural, etc.).
They listen to different types of music and express their opinions about them.
They understand the information about the periods in music history.
They correctly apply the fundamental grip and standing techniques required by their instrument.
They understand the fundamental information about the musical instrument they practice.
They develop their hand-finger-eye coordination.
They develop the skills of consciously and correctly using their fine motors.
The develop the skills of problem solving and decision making.
They recognize their self-confidence and self-efficacy.
MUSIC ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
The students carry out activities to further improve their instrumental performance that they started to practice according to their abilities, physical aptitude, and interest.
They perform in chamber concerts, class concerts and special day concerts.
They develop their culture of music with the instrumental training and the visual and audio materials used in the classes, with the concerts they see, and with class discussions about the concerts.
They can join the choir/vocal and orchestra activities.
MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSIC COURSES
The students are assessed according to their ability to play the instrument that they practice according to the identified learning outcomes and their process of practice is closely monitored.
Their class performance is noted down with a class observation form and a musical assessment form, which can be used for further assessment later.