Mrs. Helms Music Teacher
Expectations for Music
Music inspires the mind, body and spirit.
Because music and rhythm is the basics of the human body, students will be encouraged to participate in various activities to build confidence and musical ability. Students will explore rhythm, instrumentation, singing skills, playing skills, along with movement and creative thinking skills. Music should be enjoyable for all students as they find their strengths in this art form.
Music is a discipline that assists students in reading, math and higher order thinking skills. Music assists students in achieving higher academic scores. Literacy, math skills, science and social studies is integrated into the music lessons. This helps to support the common core standards in the classroom setting.
All students are allowed to participate at a level that they find success. All students are encouraged to participate in the music activities.