Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Education)
Basics To Music Movement And Drama In Early Childhood
Exam Name: Basics To Music Movement And Drama In Early Childhood
Course: Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Education)
Institution/Board: Kenyatta University
INSTITUTE OF OPEN LEARNING
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2006/2007
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION
ECD 024: BASICS TO MUSIC MOVEMENT AND DRAMA
DATE: Thursday 18th January, 2007
TIME: 2.00 p.m, - 4.00 p.m,
Answer ALL questions in this section.
What is music? [1 mark]
Briefly explain the four elements of music. [4 marks]
Briefly describe five ways in which music can be used to enhance social development in children. [5 marks]
Briefly explain five reasons why you would advocate for preschool children to use costumes during a music performance. [5 marks]
Briefly describe five factors that are likely to affect folk music for young children. [5 marks]
What is a music instrument?
Giving examples, briefly describe the three categories of music instruments that preschool children may use.
Briefly describe five ways in which songs can be used to enhance preschool activities. [5 marks]
Choose two questions from this section.
What is dance? [2 marks]
Giving examples of traditional dances in Kenya, explain five ways in which dance is important to children. [18 marks]
What is drama? [2 marks]
Explain how children can use drama as a means of expression. [18 marks]
Discuss how music, movement and drama contributes to children's physical and cognitive development. [20 marks]
Explain four techniques a preschool teacher may use assess children's musical ability and potentiality. [20 marks]
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