Music 8 (1 Semester)
Through this online Music Appreciation course, students will be exposed to many diverse activities and will learn a wide variety of musical concepts they can use in their everyday lives. Students will learn foundational skills such as performing, listening, analyzing, and responding to music. Students will develop a sense of self-esteem by accomplishing activities that require higher critical thinking skills especially developed for their grade level. Integrated assignments incorporate other content areas of study, such as science, social studies, and math. The content studied will directly apply to other areas of learning, providing students with an additional enrichment experience they’ll be able to take with them for a lifetime. Quizzes, discussion boards, projects, and performance activities will be assessed weekly to gauge content understanding. After completion of this course, students will have the knowledge to critically analyze music, use proper music terminology to describe musical concepts, create music of their own, and enhance their musicianship.