Lesson Plans
General Music 7A 4th Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/10/2014 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Music Listening Activities:
We continue to watch the video "The Story of Jazz", dixieland, ragtime, swing are all outgrowths.
We will listen to some more operatic, classically trained singers
Another genre we will start this week is Mexican
Another style of pop music will be chosen by students
Rhythm Practice Activities:
Students will be practicing syncopated patterns
Many of them still struggle with keeping a steady beat within themselves
so we will work longer note values with drum patterns in keyboards
Note Reading Practice Activities:
We have been sight reading in song booklets, this week we will work with note names related to piano again as well
Group Singing/Improvising/Accompanying:
We will aim towards playing our TWO guitar chords with song booklet songs this week! Hooray!
Start working with chords on Orff instruments
Music Creating/Ensemble Work/Solo Work:
Will begin our next percussion ensemble creation

Test on Wednesday