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Kindergarten:
Music LessonStudents will use their bodies and percussional instruments to echo patterns.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson for an Exceptional Student (Physical Disability-Wheelchair Bound)Learning Goal: We can explore a variety of instruments to create music in familiar and new ways.(Under 3 ratings)
1st Grade:
Christmas Program RehearsalStudents will be able to... -demonstrate good singing technique. -follow the teacher for entrances and cut-offs. -sing the words appropriate to each song. -remain silent and still between each song.(Under 3 ratings)
FormUnderstand and identify the difference between a solo and group sections.(Under 3 ratings)
High/LowStudents will move to show recognition of high and low and will be able to sing in a call/response manner.(Under 3 ratings)
High/Low instrumentsIdentify higher and lower instrument sounds.(Under 3 ratings)
Long and ShortMatch long and short sounds to long and short movements.(Under 3 ratings)
Mondrian Collage Grade 1Students will understand that artists think about the meanings of their art works. Students will create a collage with in the same style as Mondrian.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson - Examining the Drum(Learning Goal): The goal of this lesson is to have students understand that different cultures use drums that look and sound differently from one another. "Different types of cultural drums make different types of sounds."(Under 3 ratings)
Native American Music - Grade 1Students will be able to identify different instruments in the Native American culture Students will be able to sing a Native American lullaby Students will be able to perform a Native American friendship dance.(Under 3 ratings)
Pendulums and HandbellsStudents should be able to... -Describe the idea of a pendulum, explaining what it is made of and how it works. -Give examples of pendulums, including swing sets, grandfather clocks, and hand bells. -Draw connections between the pendulum, gravity, and motion to musical concepts. -Move to the strong beat in a variety of songs. -Relate the idea of a "clapper" in a hand bell to their own bodies moving with the beat of the music. -Demonstrate the correct way to play a handbell.(Under 3 ratings)
Piano lessonTo understand what your playing and how each note relates and how to utilize them in creating scales.(Under 3 ratings)
Recorder RehearsalStudents will be able to... -quickly identify notes A and B on the staff. -play simple melodies on the recorder. -perform varied rhythmic patterns using quarter notes, quarter rests, eighth notes, and half rests.(Under 3 ratings)
Tone ColorSpeak, SIng, Whisper or Call, when visually cued to show the understanding of how to use your voice.(Under 3 ratings)
2nd Grade:
Boom Chicka Boom!TLWBAT learn and sing a song by rote method using body percussion, singing it in different timbres, tempos and at different dynamics.(Under 3 ratings)
Christmas Play RehearsalStudents should be able to... 1. Sing a newer song ("Jingle Bell Jammin'") as accurately as possible from memory, while watching the teacher for visual clues. 2. Use their head voice while singing, especially on higher notes. 3. Identify similarities in the songs "Jingle Bell Jammin'" and "Rock Around the Jingle Bell." 4. Sing a more familiar song ("Rock Around the Jingle Bell") as accurately as possible from memory, while watching the teacher for visual clues.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to keep a steady tempo "beat" while singing and having a fabulous time.(Under 3 ratings)
MusicLearn halloween songs(Under 3 ratings)
MusicLearn Halloween Songs(Under 3 ratings)
The Hokey PokeyStudents will learn words associated with other body parts in other languages and utilize their bodies with the motion of the tune, "Do the Hokey Pokey". Students will become familiar with vocabulary in other languages as well as the words used in English.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade:
2-part singingTo be able to sing successfully in 2 parts.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade First Month of Music August 2016Today I can define and demonstrate a steady beat.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade October Unit 2015Week 1: Fall Break Week 2: Today I can make a connection between music and science by using melody and movement to identify the skeletal system. Week 3: Today I can discuss the elements of a stage production Week 4: Today I can compare and contrast two types of stage productions.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade September Unit: Camille Saint-SaenToday I can listen to analyze and describe music.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade: Nutcracker Suite (December)Today I can define the term "ballet".(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade: September Unit 2016During this unit, students will become familiar with a new composer, Camille Saint Saens and his compositional work The Carnival of the Animals(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade: September Unit RhythmM3GM.1 – Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music M3GM.2 – Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music M3GM.3 –Reading and notating music M3GM.6 – Listening to, analyzing, and describing music(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade: Yummy Rhythm DecemberToday I can create rhythm while reflecting on my Thanksgiving break.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Camille Saint-Saens Circle MapToday I can organize all of the information I know about the life and music of Mr. Camille Saint-Saens into a thinking map.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Camille Saint-Saens Intro (September)Today I can make a connection between music, math, and history.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Carnival of the Animals Puppet ShowToday I can discuss details of the life and music of composer Mr. Camille Saint-Saens.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Dem Bones / Peer Gynt Suite Introduction (October)Today I can make a connection to science by using music and movement to understand the anatomy of the human body.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Guess the Animal 1998 Katherine T. Millett (September)Today I can use music to describe the way an animal sounds or moves.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Mountains and Melody: January (4-Week Unit)Today I can discuss real life experiences as it relates to the song "I Love the Mountains"(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Pass the Pumpkin Oct/NovToday I can recognize minor sounds.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: The Flower Song: Introduction to Singing (August)Today I can sing along with a group(Under 3 ratings)
3th Grade March Unit 2016Today I can identify musical notation and apply the beats to music that I hear.(Under 3 ratings)
Classical Period: Composers and OrchestraStudents will be able to... -list the three main characteristics of the Classical Period (simple, balanced, organized) -list the three main composers of the Classical Period and relate something important about them (Mozart - boy genius, Beethoven - continued composing even when going deaf, Haydn - father of the string quartet) -be able to differentiate between Baroque music and Classical music. -compare and contrast the Baroque orchestra with the Classical orchestra.(Under 3 ratings)
FormSignal to show aural identification of the beginning of a new section.(Under 3 ratings)
FormBe able to move to different sections.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 6Perform Tempo Changes(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanToday I Can: Define and demonstrate steady beat.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanMusic notation. Ability to write treble clef and notes. Sing notes (do-re-mi-fa-sol-la)(Under 3 ratings)
Look at That Old Silly WomanStudents should be able to move between sol, mi, and do, with limited scale patterns. Students should be able to count and clap repeated eighth note patterns in the Kodaly system(Under 3 ratings)
Movements to Planets SongStudents demonstrate their understanding that each of the eight planets has unique characteristics by creating gestures/movements that correlate with the lyrics/rhythm of a song about the planets.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Preference GraphsUsing data collected from class survey on music genre preferences, students will create a bar graph displaying the results and answer questions about the information shown on the graph.(Under 3 ratings)
Poetry Into MusicUsing poetry that has been previously read and analyzed, students will transform a poem into a song by chanting or singing lines from stanzas and adding two ostinatos using a variety of instruments.(Under 3 ratings)
Reading rhythmsTo be able to perform rhythms using instruments, and body movements. To also be able to create and compose rhythms.(Under 3 ratings)
RhythmIdentify sounds that last 2 beats.(Under 3 ratings)
SolfegeLearn la and sol, and review mi,re,do.(Under 3 ratings)
TieCreate and perform rhythms. Understand and be able to perform music using a tie.(Under 3 ratings)
Tone ColorTo use instruments to distinguish characters in a song.(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade:
3rd/4th Hansel and Gretel Opera Production (October)Today I can explain the difference between an opera, straight play, and a musical.(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade First Month of Music August 2015Today I can define and demonstrate a steady beat(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade March Unit 2016(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade November Unit 2015Today I can name and use proper performance techniques to practice for the Christmas performance.(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade October Unit 2015Today I can identify three types of stage productions and explain the similarities and differences among them.(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade September Unit 2015Today I can understand and identify musical notation to compose rhythmic music patterns. DOK: Compare and contrast the quarter note, quarter rest and the two-eight.(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade: September Unit (From Hawaii to Guatemala)M4GM.1 – Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music M4GM.3 – Reading and notating music M4GM.9 – Understanding music in relation to history and culture(Under 3 ratings)
4th: Flute Exam (August)Today I can confidently take an assessment of the flute.(Under 3 ratings)
4th: For The Love of Jazz: February (4-week-Unit)::::: African UnitToday I can identify characteristics of jazz.(Under 3 ratings)
4th: Introduction to Christmas Choreography (October)Today I can practice good stage presence while performing "Rockin' On Top of the World".(Under 3 ratings)
4th: Lines and Spaces Identification Intro: January (4-Week Unit) M. HolmesTHIS MONTH I CAN identify the names of the lines and spaces of the treble staff by recalling the story of Ramona Treble. SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT: TREBLE CLEF LINES AND SPACES(Under 3 ratings)
4th: Mystery Meat (September)Today I can develop in-tune singing through healthy use of the natural voice.(Under 3 ratings)
4th: Mystery Meat Scavenger Hunt (September)Today I can identify a treble clef, bass clef, quarter note and quarter rest.(Under 3 ratings)
4th: Stage Presence (November)Today I can practice good rehearsal techniques in preparation for the Christmas program.(Under 3 ratings)
August: 4th Grade Hawaiian UnitStandards: Today I Can: Week 1/2: Define and demonstrate Steady Beat Week 3: Identify and demonstrate a popular dance of the the Hawaiian Culture Week 4: Recognize and identify music notations while putting into practice the Hawaiian way of living.(Under 3 ratings)
CanonPerforming a canon and understanding melody contour.(Under 3 ratings)
FormStudents will be able to tell the difference between A and B(Under 3 ratings)
Learn and Understand Basic TheoryThe student will: Learn basic music theory through several effective technical studies: - Notes and Rests - Time Signature - Key Signature - Rhythm - Music Staff familiarization - Melody - Harmony - Dynamic Markings - Tempo Markings - Counting - Beat and Pulse - Writing Music(Under 3 ratings)
Learn and Understand Basic Theory (reading musical notation)The student will: Learn basic music theory through several effective technical studies: - Notes and Rests - Time Signature - Key Signature - Rhythm - Music Staff familiarization - Melody - Harmony - Dynamic Markings - Tempo Markings - Counting - Beat and Pulse - Writing Music(Under 3 ratings)
Learning Music TermsReview so and la Page 54 Sail Away LIsten Echo sing Keep beat using body percussion Talk about the staff(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 2The student should be able to quickly and accurately identify each part of the Flute and its use. The student will demonstrate an understanding of how to care for the Flute during performance, practice, and storage.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 2The student will gain command of the following: Instrument Knowledge (operation and history), Practicing and Rehearsing, Basic Music Theory, Drumming and Mallet Technique, Rudimental Drumming, Reading Exercises, Instrument Care.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanConnecting music and language using Media Literacy Today I Can: relate media literacy to music and Spanish NMS6: Listening to, analyzing and describing music NMS7: Evaluating music and music performances NMS8: Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.(Under 3 ratings)
Melodic Ostinatos Part 2Students will be able to: -Define melodic ostinato. -Play a melodic ostinato on a classroom instrument while others sing an alternate melody.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson - HalloweenStudents will be able to compare and contrast two songs.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Tonalities!TLWBAT identify major and minor tonalities through active listening.(Under 3 ratings)
Ostinato/solfegeStudents will learn and perform and ostinato, and review solfege.(Under 3 ratings)
PARTS OF THE INSTRUMENT AND INSTRUMENT CAREThe student should be able to quickly and accurately identify each part of the Alto Saxophone and its use. The student will demonstrate an understanding of how to care for the Alto Saxophone during performance, practice, and storage.(Under 3 ratings)
PhraseIdentify phrases in songs.(Under 3 ratings)
READING EXERCISE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS BOOK 1, Pg. 6Performance of in-class material to standard - clean, full tones; correctly identify and perform all written notation on the music staff(Under 3 ratings)
READING EXERCISES ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS BOOK 1 Pg. 5Performance of in-class material to standard - clean, full tones; correctly identify and perform all written notation on the music staff(Under 3 ratings)
Recorder Program RehearsalStudents will be able to... -organize important details about each program song. -perform all program songs by memory, watching teacher for visual clues. -explore new notes on the recorder.(Under 3 ratings)
RhythmPerform different rhythms using ostinatos.(Under 3 ratings)
RhythmThey will be able to read and perform rhythms(Under 3 ratings)
RoundsStudents will understand and be able to perform a round.(Under 3 ratings)
Scales/ Arpeggios and Finger Positions of FluteStudent should be able to: 1.) Demonstrate tactile knowledge of Finger Positions on Flute for the following Major Scales: D, C, B, A, G, F, E (For Enharmonic Tones also) 2.) Demonstrate command of instrument while performing the following Major Scales/ Arpeggios: D, C, B, A, G, F, E (For Enharmonic Tones also)(Under 3 ratings)
Scales/ Arpeggios and Finger Positions of the FluteStudent should be able to: 1.) Demonstrate tactile knowledge of Finger Positions on Alto Saxophone for the following Major Scales: D, C, B, A, G, F, E (For Enharmonic Tones also) 2.) Demonstrate command of instrument while performing the following Major Scales/ Arpeggios: D, C, B, A, G, F, E (For Enharmonic Tones also)(Under 3 ratings)
Shape of MelodyStudents will be able to listen to a melody and show the shape of it. They will also be learning so and la and reviewing do, re, mi.(Under 3 ratings)
Tonal CenterStudents will be able to identify the tonal center of a song.(Under 3 ratings)
Tone ColorTo understand tone color and how it is used.(Under 3 ratings)
Tone Color: Lesson 1: Grade 4M4.3 Students will listen to and describe simple examples of the elements of music including pitch, rhythm, tempo, dynamics, form, TIMBRE, meter, phrases, style, and harmony. M4.3.1 Visually and aurally identify brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.(Under 3 ratings)
5th Grade:
1_1 Classroom RulesStudents will help develop a set of classroom rules to keep and maintain an orderly and well functioning band room(Under 3 ratings)
1_1 Classroom RulesStudents will help develop a set of classroom rules to keep and maintain an orderly and well functioning band room(Under 3 ratings)
1_2 Five Parts of Good RehearsalStudents will learn the 5 parts of a good rehearsal or practice session(Under 3 ratings)
1_2 Five Parts of Good RehearsalStudents will learn the 5 parts of a good rehearsal or practice session(Under 3 ratings)
1_3 Set-up & Tear-downStudents will learn how to tear down and set up the band room for regular rehearsals Students will learn where everything in the band room goes(Under 3 ratings)
1_3 Set-up & Tear-downStudents will learn how to tear down and set up the band room for regular rehearsals Students will learn where everything in the band room goes(Under 3 ratings)
5th Grade: September UnitM5GM.2 – Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music - Perform instrumental parts expressively matching dynamics and tempo while responding to the cues of a conductor. M5GM.3 – Reading and notating music - Read rhythmic patterns including quarter note, quarter rest, eighth note, half note, dotted half note and whole note using traditional symbols in 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 meter. - Read melodies within a treble clef staff. M5GM.6 – Listening to, analyzing, and describing music - Describe music using appropriate vocabulary (e.g., allegro, moderato, adagio, forte, mezzo, piano, crescendo, decrescendo, upward, downward, step, skip), articulation terms, appropriate mood and timbre adjectives, and other musical terms: e.g., fermata M5GM.7 – Evaluating music and music performances - Evaluate musical performances of themselves and others. M5GM.9 – Understanding music in relation to history and culture - Describe the role of music and musicians in various historical time periods.(Under 3 ratings)
5th White Belt: Hot Cross Buns Test (October)Today I can use my knowledge to perform and test for Hot Cross Buns(Under 3 ratings)
5th: Purple Belt : JanuaryToday I can access my knowledge of "It's Raining" and Identify a dotted half note.(Under 3 ratings)
5th: Recorder (September)Today I can demonstrate the proper way to blow into the recorder.(Under 3 ratings)
5th: Recorder Intro B-A-G (September)Today I can demonstrate the correct way to sit when playing the recorder.(Under 3 ratings)
5th: Recorder Introduction (August)Today I can discuss the history of the recorder.(Under 3 ratings)
5th: White Belt IntroductionToday I can demonstrate my knowledge of correct practice techniques by describing each step in sequential order.(Under 3 ratings)
Applied Music Wk 3SWBAT identify notes names, and their values. SWBAT clap rhythms and number them correctly. Students will know what a time signature is. Students will know what polyrhythms are.(Under 3 ratings)
Applied Music Wk 3SWBAT identify notes names, and their values. SWBAT identify notes on the staff. Students will know what a time signature is. Students will know what a scale is (pentatonic vs diatonic).(Under 3 ratings)
August 2017: 5th Grade Steady Beat UnitToday I Can define and demonstrate steady beat through ball conversation(Under 3 ratings)
First DayFamiliarize students with classroom expectations(Under 3 ratings)
History of Civil War MusicStudents will become familiar with the song "Oh Hosanna". Students will study the lyrics and learn the tune of this popular dance song. Students will utilize sources of archival material using the Internet. Students will also interpret a Civil War song through performance with voice or instrument.(Under 3 ratings)
January: Purple Belt Introduction/Independent Practice Two-Week UnitToday I can identify and perform specific measures from "Old MacDonald". Today I can demonstrate my knowledge of time signatures(Under 3 ratings)
Jungle Book Kids AnimationStudents will create an animation using the Toontastic App on the iPad to depict an assigned scene from the Jungle Book Kids Musical.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to explain the definition of opera and know basic parts of an opera.(Under 3 ratings)
Music as CommunicationStudents will understand how music can affect mood and emotion.(Under 3 ratings)
Rhythm & Time SignatureNtl Std #1 #5, ELO #1(Under 3 ratings)
Time Signature Cont...Ntl Std #1 #5 #6, ELO #1(Under 3 ratings)
Time To TeachScholars will be able to complete each of the above topic areas with 90% accuracy.(Under 3 ratings)
Turning Music Notes into FractionsStudents will learn the notes and focus on the ability to do fractions with ease. Students will identify musical notes (quarter, half, whole, etc.) and clap along associating each note as a fraction. Then to finish, create a mathematical word problem that uses musical notes to come up with a fraction. (For example: quarter note (1/4) + quarter note (1+4) = half note (1/2)(Under 3 ratings)
Turning Music Notes into FractionsStudents will learn the notes and focus on the ability to do fractions with ease. Students will identify musical notes (quarter, half, whole, etc.) and clap along associating each note as a fraction. Then to finish, create a mathematical word problem that uses musical notes to come up with a fraction. (For example: quarter note (1/4) + quarter note (1+4) = half note (1/2)(Under 3 ratings)
6th Grade:
Chorus Lesson-PlansStudents Should BE able to know at least the whole song ofr ONce Upon A December without looking at their sheet music by the end of today.(Under 3 ratings)
Guided Listening Lesson #10Students will be able to identify musical instruments used in a piece. Students will use descriptive words, and/or musical terms to describe the tempo and dynamics of 5 selections of music. Students will relate a personal mood/connection to those 5 selections and share with the class.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 1SWBAT identify the purpose of the staff and its use in music IOT place the notes on the staff and perform the correct pitches.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanTo have student create a characteristic sound(f) on tuba and be able to hold it for 4 consecutive counts(Under 3 ratings)
Moozix2.1 Demonstrate the ability to perform appropriate instrumental musical examples alone. 2.2 Demonstrate the ability to perform an appropriate instrumental part in an ensemble.(Under 3 ratings)
Unit 1 Lesson 1SWBAT work with quarter notes, paired eighth notes, and quarter rests.(Under 3 ratings)
7th Grade:
Careers in Musical TheatreStudents will be able to define Careers in Musical Theatre and apply that knowledge by interpreting their usage in the musical theater example presented (Legally Blonde the Musical).(Under 3 ratings)
First WeekReview of basics of note and rhythm reading. Review of rehearsal expectations. Review of proper posture and instrument positions.(Under 3 ratings)
Tracing the Development of Democracy in Ancient Greece Through MusicObserve different types of government in action. Observations about fairness, efficiency and time. Discuss the progression from monarchy to oligarchy to tyranny to democracy. Use graphic organizer to define, look at the etymology, and draw a visual.(Under 3 ratings)
8th Grade:
Jazz Unit: Day 2Students will be able to explain the basic origins of jazz. Students will be able to identify and distinguish between Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington(Under 3 ratings)
Jazz Unit: Day 3Students will be able to define improvisation. Students will be able to aurally identify and improvisation section.(Under 3 ratings)
Jazz Unit: Day 4 (White Paper Project: Music Appreciation Day 6 & 7)Students will be able to collaborate on, and produce an original composition utilizing only improvisational techniques.(Under 3 ratings)
Jazz Unit: Day 5 (White Paper Project: Music Appreciation Day 8)Students will be able to analyze and critique their improvised performances.(Under 3 ratings)
Jazz Unit:Day 1Students will be able to define two qualities of jazz music. Students will be able to identify aurally the difference between straight and swing rhythm.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanComposers and arrangers have both handwritten and digitized music over time. Not only is it important to visually identify music, but also to listen and experiment with music as well. Students will compose a piece based off the F major scale and its parallel minor (d).(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Day 1Students will be able to name everyone in the class. Students will be able to understand the course objectives in the syllabus and understand how the course is graded.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Day 13 Stomp Project Presentations and ReflectionsStudents will perform their original compositions. Students will observe their performances and write a critique on their individual groups.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Day 14 & 15 Introduction to the Medieval and Renaissance PeriodsStudents will be able to identify the date range of both the Medieval and Renaissance periods. Students will be able to identify differences between the two periods in not only music, but also visual art. Students will be able to identify by ear, differences between monophonic and polyphonic music.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Day 16 & 17 Renaissance Recorder EnsembleStudents will be able to follow an individual part, and play that part as harmony in a whole group recorder performance.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Day 18-22 Opera IntroductionStudents will gain and understanding into the art of opera. Students will be able to identify the differences between opera and musical theatre.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Day 2I can recall information from previously taught musical knowledge. Teacher Objective: Gather data on prior music knowledge to form a baseline understanding of the levels of music understanding in the classroom.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Days 3-5Students will observe a performance of instruments made from common objects. Students will be able to discuss how those instruments are made and identify other objects that could be used in the same fashion.(Under 3 ratings)
Opera Research Project Day 23-28Students will gain and understanding into the historical context of an opera. Students will research and summarize the plot of an opera. Students will identify major characters of an opera. Students will select a musical selection video clip. Students will present their information utilizing Google Slides to the class.(Under 3 ratings)
Original "Stomp" Style Compositions Day 9-12Students will be able to create their own choreographed, musical group project in the style of "STOMP" using found sound instruments.(Under 3 ratings)
WV History Kim Turley HEMSThe purposeof this lesson is to provide background knowledge for research project on fairs and festivals in WV.(Under 3 ratings)
9th Grade:
Band Lesson PlanTo reinforce and improve music reading on instruments(Under 3 ratings)
Case Study: The Throat Singers of TuvaStudents will understand the sound, setting and significance of Tuvan Throat Singing(Under 3 ratings)
Case Study: Voci D'AlpeFor Students to continue to develop the skills to identify a soundscape through contrast and comparison(Under 3 ratings)
Concert Orchestra (Beg. Strings)Participating students will be able to describe their performance experience. Research-Based "Servant Leadership" activities are demonstrated with student mentoring others. Transformational teaching includes building the Self-efficacy of others through question and answering, discussion, small and large groups.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to form an idea and opinion, about the character Figaro and how it relates to the overture that they are learning to perform.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanPrepare students for marching band and upcoming Mizzou Band Day(Under 3 ratings)
Young Person's Guide to the OrchestraStudents will be able to identify the instruments of the orchestra(Under 3 ratings)
10th Grade:
Lesson PlanMake the inferences and connections from classical poetry to modern day music. What recent song (within the last 2 years) most closely relates to the poetry presented? Sum up your answer in 4 sentences(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to locate all notes on the keyboard in all 7 octaves; name each line and space of the Grand Staff; identify skips and steps and form a major scale with the combination of whole and half steps. Also, lost the order of sharps and flats using pneumonic devices and discuss importance of the circle of 5ths. Correctly distinguish between major and minor scales and structural differences between them; list scale degree names; distinguish different intervals.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciate Lesson 71. Students will understand how and why the arts flourished during the Renaissance. 2. Students will recognize musical techniques developed during the Renaissance. 3. Students will be able to identify musical instruments from the Renaissance. 4. Students will recognize the relationship between cultural changes and changes in musical style during the Renaissance.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Lesson 1Explain the expectations of the course. Understand the course set-up, content subject of course, and types of activities and assignments students will need to accomplish. Demonstrate ability to use course tools and access announcement section, calendar of lessons and assignments, course lessons, due dates, dropbox, teacher contact information and class connect time. Identify the subject matter and scope of course. Explain expectations and appropriate behaviors during class connect sessions. Explain blackboard tools that the students will be using during Class Connect sessions such as the whiteboard, app share, web tour, emoticons, raise your hand, microphone, chat, polling, ect Understand course objectives, process, assignments, and, journals Explain the process of the course.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Lesson 111. Understand the relationship history and culture have with music. 2. Identify the effects of Humanism, the Renaissance, and Enlightenment had on music artists, music development, and music growth in society.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Lesson 131. Identify and describe the development, growth, and popularity of patriotic music. 2. Discover the origins of patriotic music. 3. Understand why patriotic music is still in use today.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Lesson 141. Identify the early stages of the orchestra 2. Describe the growth and changes the orchestra has undergone 3. Describe the instruments and explain how they have changed/improved 4. Identify the groups of instruments in an orchestra 5. Visualize the modern orchestra(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Lesson 2Identify, understand and explain 1. The inspiration of music and artists 2. An appreciation for the work and talents of artists 3. The four sections of an orchestra to include percussion, strings, winds, and brass 4. Music parameter and the common musical parameters to include tempo, articulation, and dynamics and include giving examples of each 5. Branches of musicology 6. Identify Beethoven's inspiration behind his Symphony No. 5(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Lesson 31. Discover the methods used by ethnomusicologists to understand the music of prehistoric and ancient cultures. 2. Discover the earliest forms of musical notation. 3. Identify and explain the use of music for the Ancient Egyptians. 4. Identify and explain the use of music of the people of Ancient Israel. 5. Identify and explain the use of music of the people of Ancient China.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Appreciation Lesson 41. Compare the musical culture of the Roman Empire's citizens with that of the ancient Greek citizens. 2.Discover Roman contributions in the use of music in the military. 3. Discover how Roman citizens incorporated music into their daily lives and pagan and Christian religious practices. 4. Identify and discover musical instruments the Romans created for specific uses in their own society. 5. Identify the ways in which the Romans copied musical ideas from civilizations they conquered.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 101. Describe a musical example from Mozart's The Magic Flute using specific vocabulary such as diva, overture, and aria. 2. Recognize important musical events in opera history, starting with the birth of opera during the 17th century and it's flourishment through the 20th century. 3. Explain how opera culture has changed through the centuries.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 181. Describe early jazz musical examples, using appropriate terminology. 2. Understand the origins and evolution of early jazz musicians and styles. 3. Learn about the connections between the history of jazz and the history of America.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 191. Identify how technology, social, economical, and political changes affect music. 2. Identify new technologies in music 3. Identify genres of music introduced in the 60s-90s(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 20Compare the characteristics of blues music to other styles of music. Describe the influences that helped to inspire blues music. Describe the 12-bar blues harmonic pattern. Identify important blues artists and songs. Describe the major social events that influenced the development of the blues. Compare and contrast "call-and-response" in the blues tradition with other music traditions.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 21Compare and contrast the characteristics of gospel music to other styles of music. Identify the influences that helped to inspire gospel music. Describe the African influence in gospel music. Identify and describe social conditions that influenced the development of the music. Recognize and describe the important artists in gospel music.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 22Compare and contrast the characteristics of Motown music to other styles of music. Describe the influences that helped to inspire Motown music. Identify the session musicians' role and importance of the sound. Describe two people who were important to Motown music. Describe the unique strategies employed to control the Motown sound and artist image.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 23Identify, understand, and explain the musical origins and sounds of the Blues, Gospel, Soul and Motown music. Explain the cultural and political influences of the Blues, Gospel, Soul, and Motown music. Identify leading musical artists from the Blues, Gospel, Soul, and Motown and explain their impact on the music industry as well as society.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 24Describe how bluegrass, country, and folk music grew out of traditional music. Describe the musical instruments used in performing bluegrass, country, and folk music. Discuss the history and culture that surround the creation and performance of bluegrass, country, and folk music.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 25Understand some of the musical features common to most folk songs. Listen to and analyze a performance of a folk song. Follow the development of folk music performance in the United States since the early 19th century. Examine the historical and social context of folk music performance in the United States. Use folk music and musicians to examine several important events and ideas in U.S. history.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 26The roots of bluegrass are found in Kentucky. Bluegrass has been called "folk music in overdrive." That’s a good description of it. It tends to be high-pitched and fast compared to other types of acoustic music. Bluegrass musicians are expected to play their instruments particularly well because of this.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 27Identify important people and artists in the development and promotion of rock-and-roll music. Explore the characteristics of the early rock-and-roll music style, using appropriate terms. Learn about innovations in the evolution of rock and roll that led to many subgenres and imitative styles. Distinguish various subgenres of rock and roll.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 28Describe the musical career of Chuck Berry. Describe the musical career of Elvis Presley. Describe the musical impact of the Beatles.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 29Identify the last assignments and procedures for finishing the course Identify due dates for all coursework and time frame of the final exam(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 30Identify the elements of hip-hop. Describe the relationship between graffiti art, beatboxing, breakdancing, DJ-ing, MC-ing, and rapping to the culture of hip-hop. Compare and contrast the roles of MCs to those of DJs. Describe how pre-existing songs were re-created in the early development of hip-hop.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 31Identify the Final Study Guide Identify the final exam time frame(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 51. Identify and examine the views of the Greeks on music 2. Identify and explain the views of Roman Boethius on music 3. Identify and define the classification of instruments 4. Identify and describe the work of ethnologists and what they study 5. Identify the first civilization to create a music scale that is similar to the present music scale, the pentatonic scale 6. Compare the views of Plato, Aristotle, and Pythagoras on music(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 61. Identify, understand, and appreciate music from the Middle Ages in Europe 2. Describe the role music played in the lives of Europeans during the Middle Ages 3. Compare music's role in the lives of Europeans during the Middle Ages to our lives in the Modern times 3. Identify life in the Middle Ages for Europeans. 4. Discuss the strict social class system and the feudalism government 5. Create a song a peasant of the Middle Ages would have enjoyed(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 81. Describe the effect of Tempo in music. 2.Explain the Italian terms used to describe Tempo. 3. Describe the function of a Metronome. 4. Explain how Tempo can change within a song or composition. 5. Describe the effect of Dynamics in music. 6. Explain terms used to describe Dynamics. 7. Explain how Dynamics can change within a song or composition. 8. Describe how form is created in a piece of music.(Under 3 ratings)
Music Lesson 91. Understand music styles of the Baroque Era 2. Identify and describe the composition, the Four Seasons by A. Vivaldi(Under 3 ratings)
OrchestraPlay Hard And Get Randy Your UIL Contest(Under 3 ratings)
Test Lesson PlanStudents should be able to blah blah....(Under 3 ratings)
11th Grade:
Everybody's Free to RecordStudents will be recorded and placed in a "music video" sharing the most important lessons from their own writings.(Under 3 ratings)
Introduction to Musical StylesUnderstand and differentiate the different styles of music throughout history.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents will create a 15 second long radio station identification accompaniment for a particular genera of radio station, using Garageband(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents will create a 15 second long radio station identification accompaniment for a particular genera of radio station, using Garageband(Under 3 ratings)
12th Grade:
Day 1 Rehearsal PlanSWBAT 1. Demonstrate Rule #1 2. Know where to sit 3. Sign up for Google Classroom and Remind(Under 3 ratings)
Day 2 Rehearsal PlanSWBAT 1. Review Rule #1 2. Learn Rule #2 3. Sign up for Remind & Google Classroom(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 3/13/14SWBAT 1. Play rhythms in 6/8 time accurately in the warm-up. 2. Read through "Fantasia on the Dargonson" 3. Perform "Overture Jubiloso" beginning at letter W. 4. Accurately play the technical passages in Overture Jubiloso at 75% of the performance tempo.(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 3/18/14SWBAT 1. Perform "Overture Jubiloso" from the beginning through W. 2. Accurately play the technical passages (letter W) in Overture Jubiloso at 75% of the performance tempo. 3. Read through "The Redwoods" 4 Woodwinds to play sextuplet passages before 118 at 60% of the performance tempo.(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 3/19/14SWBAT 1. Run "Witch and Saint" 2. Read through "The Redwoods" 3. Play melodic lines at 92(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 3/20/14SWBAT 1. Run "Witch and Saint" 2. Play Redwoods from 82-96 3. Improve techique on sextuplet runs 3. Play Redwoods from 100-end(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 3/24/14SWBAT 1. Run Holst March 2. Play Redwoods from 61-82 3. Woodwinds play sextuplet runs at 70% of the performance tempo(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 3/25/14SWBAT 1. Play Dargason up to 57 2. Play Redwoods transition at 96 3. Woodwinds play sextuplet runs at 70% of the performance tempo(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 3/26/14SWBAT 1. Run through Witch and Saint as a warm-up 2. Play Dargason from 105-121 3. Play sections that lead up to 105 4. If time work on transition section in Redwoods.(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 3/29/17SWBAT The Raging River 1. Connect vocabulary terms studied from "Into the Raging River" directly to their performance. 2. Play through "Into the Raging River" with a minimum of stops. 3. Successfully play chromatic patterns before bar 155 4. Successfully play in 7/8 time. 5. Play lyrical passages with expression and sensitivity. 6. Determine what passages need attention for future rehearsals. Sea Songs (if time) 7. Understand and appreciate the history of "Portsmouth" 8. Play "Portsmouth"(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 4/16/15SWBAT Blue and Gray 1. Become more familiar with the history and lyrics of "Aura Lee" by listening to it and following along with the lyrics. 2. Learn more about how their individual part fits into our arrangement of "Aura Lee" by breaking it down in rehearsal. 3. Perform "Aura Lee" more expressively with good balance, blend, and intonation 4. SING the melody to Aura Lee?! 5. Perform "Blue and Gray" to the end.(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 9/19/16SWBAT Goddess of Fire 1. Read through "Goddess of Fire" with a minimum of stops. 2. Understand the basic structure and form and story behind the piece. 3. Successfully play in 10/8 meter 4. Play lyrical passages with expression and sensitivity. 5. Determine what technical passages need attention. 6. Perform "In All It's Glory"(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 9/19/16SWBAT The Raging River 1. Connect vocabulary terms studied from "Into the Raging River" directly to their performance. 2. Play through "Into the Raging River" with a minimum of stops. 3. Successfully play chromatic patterns before bar 155 4. Successfully play in 7/8 time. 5. Play lyrical passages with expression and sensitivity. 6. Determine what passages need attention for future rehearsals. Sea Songs 7. Understand and appreciate the history of "Portsmouth"(Under 3 ratings)
Rehearsal Plan 9/8/14SWBAT 1. Play through pep band music 2. sign up for playing test 3. Remind students to login to Charms 4. Understand all five rules and the detention policy.(Under 3 ratings)

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