Year 8 Music

Course and Assessment Overview 2019

Week Content Assessments

Term 1

1

Instruments – rhythm revision  
2 Instruments – Drums: rock beat  
3 Instruments – drums: swung beat  
4 Instruments – drums: shuffle beat  
5 Instruments – Guitar  
6 Instruments – Piano Assessment: drum rock beat 25%
7 Instruments – string and brass  
8 Instruments – woodwind and percussion  
9 Instruments – Revision Quiz stations Assessment: instrument case study 25%
10 Instruments – reading music  

Term 2

1

12 Bar blues: the blues scale

The Bass Clef and treble clef

 
2

12 Bar blues: listening and history

The Bass Clef and treble clef

 
3

12 Bar blues: Structure

The Bass Clef and treble clef

 
4 12 Bar blues: keyboard – bass line and chords  
5 12 Bar blues: keyboard – bass line and chords Assessment: Note naming 25%
6 12 Bar blues: keyboard – bass line and chords  
7 12 Bar blues keyboard practice Assessment: 12 Bar blues ladder 25%
8 12 Bar blues group performance work  
9 12 Bar blues group Performance work  
10 12 Bar Blues group performance work  

This document is subject to revision.

The Year ___ Syllabus for _________________________ can be found on the SCSA website.

http://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/