Lesson Plans
7-8 Life Music 1st Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/29/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Study note names, and corresponding keyboard names
Create our classroom working model
Work with a minor scale
Write treble and bass clef a minor Write the corresponding chords
Start with our vocabulary paper
Practice writing rhythms into boxes, counting rhythms, playing rhythms
Do a rotation of guitars, Orff, drums and xylophones for improvising and rhythm practice
Go over what we created for our working model
Pass out checkoff sheets for 7th, 8th graders
Practice with turquoise sheets again. Add more vocabulary words
Conducting practice
New rhythm patterns to place into boxes. Do rotation again
Mrs. Knott will be gone. Listen for elements in contemporary piece and in one Classical piece.