Music 2206

Understanding and Connecting Contexts of Time, Place, and Community

Overall Expectations:

GCO 3: Students will be expected to demonstrate critical awareness of and value for the role of the arts in creating and reflecting culture.

Specific Expectations:

  • 8.0 demonstrate an understanding of the role of music in daily life
  • 9.0 explore, examine and demonstrate respect for music across a broad range of contexts

MediaSmarts Resources

Defining Popular Culture
Popular Music and Music Videos
Relationships and Sexuality in the Media
The Function of Music
Art Exchange
  

Overall Expectations:

GCO 4: Students will be expected to respect the contributions of individuals and cultural groups in local and global contexts, and value the arts as a record of human experiences and expression.

Specific Expectations:

  • 4.401 recognize the importance of the musical contributions of individuals to their communities
  • 4.402 respect the contribution of cultural groups to music in the global community
  • 4.403 demonstrate an understanding of the power of music to shape, express, and communicate ideas and feelings throughout history
  • 13.0 demonstrate an understanding of the power of music to shape, express, and communicate ideas, experiences and feelings

MediaSmarts Resources

The Function of Music
Art Exchange
Popular Music and Music Videos
Defining Popular Culture
  

Perceiving, Reflecting, and Responding

Overall Expectations:

GCO 6. Students will be expected to apply critical thinking and problem-solving strategies to reflect on and respond to their own and others’ expressive work.

Specific Expectations:

  • analyse and respond personally to an extended variety of musical styles, forms, and genres
  • evaluate their own musical insights and aesthetic responses in the context of other critical commentary
  • 17.0 analyze and respond to a variety of advanced music, their own and others, using appropriate terminology

MediaSmarts Resources

Popular Music and Music Videos
Art Exchange
The Function of Music

Overall Expectations:

GCO 8: Students will be expected to analyse the relationship between artistic intent and the expressive work.

Specific Expectations:

  • reflect critically on meanings, ideas, and values associated with particular music compositions and performances
  • analyse how consideration of the intended audience affects the musical work
  • interpret the relationship between intention and outcome in their own and others’ work
  • 21.0 examine the relationship between intention and outcome in musical works

MediaSmarts Resources

Popular Music and Music Videos
Art Exchange