Lesson Plans
General Music 7 1st Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/02/2013 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Music Styles and Listening:
Baroque - Vivaldi yet this week and start a piece by Bach
Hip Hop.
These are studied in the context of music elements and we include vocabulary words and note taking
Vocabulary: concerto, Baroque, Gospel music, meter, pizzicato, Reggae, timbre
Music Reading and Writing:
Continue work with scale writing in key of C, add key of G
Note naming and writing.
Continue work with reading rhythms and start writing them this week.
Do some practice dictations
Playing C scale each hand up and down on keyboards. Add I chord and IV chord this week
Drums, playing the same patterns being studied above
Color percussion, used for ensemble work
Orff instruments for creating melodic ideas
Ensemble Work:
Dress up creations from last week with different instrument choices
Vary the rhythms
Everyone takes turns playing all parts
Perform for each other
Music Creating:
Choose rhythm backdrop from a keyboard (try to use Reggae, pop, hip hop, Gospel or Country; the ones we have been studying)
Create a melody line in the key of C, using rhythm patterns we have studied thus far