Lesson Plans
7-8 Life Music 1st Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/05/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
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Monday:
LIFE MUSIC: LEARNING BY DOING. ALL LEARNING IS IN THE CONTEXT OF MUSIC MAKING.
Goals and Objectives this Week:
1. Write a minor and C major scales. Practice saying note names, matching to the keyboards. Practice corresponding fingering on the keyboards and pianos
2. Start piano lessons in C major and a minor
3. Practice am and em guitar chords.Play in beat as a class. Play two songs
4. Encourage improvisation of melodies on Orff instruments in a minor
5. WRITE, PLAY, CONDUCT, COUNT, basic rhythm patterns
6. Start vocabulary charts:beat, rhythm, conduct, improvisation, meter,patterns, chords
7. Take part in full class ensemble playing of drums, guitars, Orff instruments.
8. Begin checkoff sheets for individuals
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Review the GOALS OF LIFE MUSIC
Review the PROCEDURES, RULES AND CONSEQUENCES AND GRADING for Life Music
Present our EFFECTIVE CLASS TIME job definitions we created together
Piano lessons start today. Check off sheets can begin.
We also will create ensemble groups, and introduce how to begin composing their first song.
Thursday:
Friday:
Continue from Wednesday
 
 
 
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