Prepare an analysis of the setting in which you are teaching. Address essential contextual data about the particular setting such as demographic information about the group/class.

Musicking, Moving, and Storying with Young Children

Answer ALL questions. (Total 100 marks)
Part 1 Situational Analysis (400450 words)

Prepare an analysis of the setting in which you are teaching. Address essential contextual data about the particular setting such as (but not limited to) the following:
philosophical/ideological information about the existing program

demographic information about the group/class (e.g. group size, ages, genders)

physical and human resources available

Provide a full picture of all relevant background information and demonstrate that you are approaching planning from an informed, sociocultural perspective. (10 marks)

Part 2 Drama Planning and Reflecting (40 marks)
Implement your experience with children to enable you to fully complete your reflection. Examine the role of drama learning, analyse what you have observed and apply strategies that would suitably scaffold children’s learning in drama.

a) Rationale (200400 words)
Account for or rationalise your proposed experience. Record your observations of the children using an appropriate method that is acceptable to the setting. Include complete observations/interpretations, or you may choose to include a summary of the important aspects of these.
(10 marks)

b) Aim(s) (1050 words)
State your aim(s) for the proposed learning experience.
(5 marks)

c) Procedure (200400 words)
Outline the procedure you will carry out with the children. Consider how you will engage the children, utilise any drama materials, apply any pedagogical strategies that you intend to use and so on. Choose the most appropriate way to do this bearing in mind the word count.
(10 marks)

d) Reflection (400450 words)
Critically reflect on the outcomes of the learning experience. Focus on moving beyond technical descriptions of what occurred and cast a critical eye over your decisions and actions related to planning and implementing.
(15 marks)

Part 3 Music and Movement Planning and Reflecting (40 marks)
Implement your experience with children to enable you to fully complete your reflection. Examine the role of music learning, analyse what you have observed and apply strategies that would suitably scaffold children’s learning in music and movement.

a) Rationale (200400 words)
Account for or rationalise your proposed experience. Describe what you have observed and interpreting these data. Record your observations of the children using an appropriate method that is acceptable to the setting. Include complete observations/interpretations, or you may choose to include a summary of the important aspects of these.
(10 marks)

b) Aim(s) (1050 words)
State your aim(s) for the proposed learning experience. Aims should link to your rationale and be guided by your knowledge of children’s development in music.
(5 marks)

c) Procedure (200400 words)
Outline the procedure you will carry out with the children. Consider how you will engage the children, utilise any music materials, apply any pedagogical strategies that you intend to use and so on. Choose the most appropriate way to do this bearing in mind the word count.
(10 marks)

d) Reflection (400450 words)
Critically reflect on the outcomes of the learning experience. Focus on moving beyond technical descriptions of what occurred and cast a critical eye over your decisions and actions related to planning and implementing.
(15 marks)

Word equivalent: 2,020 3,050 words

Prepare an analysis of the setting in which you are teaching. Address essential contextual data about the particular setting such as demographic information about the group/class.