Lesson details


Visual & Performing Arts


Novice Mid-Responding General Music


Musical forms

Recommended Technology: 

Interactive panel 
CD, MP3 or digital music player 

Other instructional materials or notes: 

·       Teacher generated 4 sentence story

·       Printed alphabet letters (5 As, 5 Bs, 5Cs)

·       Printed contrasting cartoon images (dog, cat, banana, watermelon, etc.)

·       Piano

·       White board or interactive panel

·       David Glukh International Ensemble Kelzmer Travels the World Nigun Atik or Spotlight on Music Grade 3 CD collection
Teacher generated assessment checklist.

Form in Music

Less than 1 hour
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students are using the elements of music to begin composing and performing simple melodies.
Participate in a class discussion to repair a story that is incorrectly structured.
Participate in a class activity to create visual forms.
Participate in a class activity that pairs musical phrases with images and asks students to determine the form of those phrases when played on the piano.
Participate in a class activity where students stand or sit on A and B sections of a short song.  

Essential Question: 

Can learners define form, its rules, and recognize patterns visually and aurally?  

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