Music! Its Role and Importance in Our Lives
Music from other cultures, music from our culture, music and emotion, music through time.
Students will learn about the effects of music through town and around the world. They will have a broader knowledge of the types of music that exist around them.
Music! It's Role and Importance in Our Lives.
Power point presentations, work sheets group/singular projects.
Students will be assessed through their completed worksheets, the class discussions, and their presentations to the class.
Students will have a broader, more knowledgeable awareness of the music that surrounds them in their everyday lives. They will hopefully gain a more worldly view of music and it's effects.
Ukulele in the Classroom
Development of music literacy through playing the ukulele.
Single note, chord strumming, singing, ear training, sight-reading, music theory, exploration of the elements of music including melody, harmony, rhythm, form, tempo, dynamics, and tone
Ukulele in the Classroom Book 1, by James Hill and J. Chalmers Doane
Duet, solo, group playing. Learning music by rote and through reading music.
Roaming the classroom to check for proper playing. Students are asked to play notes individually or explain to a class how notes are played.
Students will strengthen their ability to play and read music. They will have experience on an instrument that they probably have not played before.