Lesson Plans
General Music 2nd Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/10/2014 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Music Listening Activities:
Finish Mozart Flute and Harp concerto
Listen to opera aria;
Haydn Surprise Symphony
Do Elements, pie charts, and descriptive word bank entries
South American dance music; do the salsa
Mariachi bands
Calypso, steel bands

Rhythm Notes/Reading Practice Activities:
Lots of work on keeping steady beat; weak in this area
Retest of home tones for some students
6/8 meter
Practice singing note names/solfege on easy exercises
Group Singing/Improvising/Accompanying:
Song booklets; do a number of pages this week
Play guitar chords with these songs
Music Creating/Ensemble Work/Solo Work:
Finish hearing songs students composed
Ensembles will include drummer, auxiliary percussion, the pianist/composer, guitars.
Do a demonstration/walk through to explain first.
Vocabulary: Classical, concerto, Haydn, Mozart, chordal harmony, opera, aria

Assessments: Home tones, song playing, steady beat practice, formative with listening

Activities: Babylon, Mama Lama