Lesson Plans
General Music 7 1st Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/23/2013 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
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Monday:
Music Listening Activities/Vocabulary/Assessments:
Continue Baroque: Bach, Handel, Telemann. Look at instruments of the day
Start Jazz genre - Ella Fitzgerald
Contrast vocal timbres of country music singers and their pieces
Highlight music elements for each piece we listen to
Add to vocabulary sheet
Tuesday:
Rhythms Practice Activities/Assessments:
Continue new learning of 6/8 rhythms
More practice writing simple meter rhythms
Students create dictations for the rest of the class. Each one plays while the rest of the class writes what they heard
Wednesday:
Note Reading Practice Activities/Assessments:
Note reading of the rote songs we learned at beginning of quarter.
Practice again writing home tone notes on the staves.
Write easy do-re-mi patterns and la-ti-do patterns
Assessed on playing the C scale each hand separately on keyboards. Practice playing the a minor scale on the piano
Work on chords in the key of C and a minor
Thursday:
Group Singing/Improvising/Accompanying:
Introduce Bow Belinda piece
Students sing The Fox, and Old Betty Larkin with music copies; add chords with Orff instruments
Students want to create another drum ensemble with their groups
Friday:
Music Creating; Ensemble-Solo/Assessments:
Finish presenting their Composition One. They used a beat pattern found in the keyboard, created a contrasting drum pattern for the class to play and then wrote a short melody to go over the top. They can choose an instrument sound other than piano for their melody.
 
 
 
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