- exploring the basic features of their own and others’ music, through guided learning experiences to identifying the main elements, what features they like best
- demonstrating acceptable audience behaviour when in the classroom and when attending school functions, for example watching for extended period of time and responding to performance and clapping at the conclusion
- listening to and identifying simple musical patterns and changes to rhythm and tempo in music
- contributing to classroom conversation about aspects of music have made or experienced
- identifying where they might experience music in their lives and communities, for example, considering how music sustains and communicates a sense of identity and community
- participating in discussion on social and cultural elements of music, for example Where is this music from? Why was it made? What is it about?
- describing music using their own words and learnt music terminology, for example loud, soft, happy, sad
- listening to and talking about music and musical instruments from different contexts and cultures