Project #3 Lesson Plan

Mary Montgomery

 

Lesson for Third Grade Recorder Ensemble

 

 

1.         OBJECTIVE:

Students will know and identify the lines and space of the treble staff.

 

2.         PURPOSE:

            To improve their sight-read ability in order to play the recorder better.

 

3.         MATERIALS:

- Music Lab Computers, printer, paper, pencils.

- Music Ace I: Lesson 7/Part 4 - identify both space and lines notes.

            - Work Sheet - Words Games #1, fill-in notes and letter to make words.

- Word Puzzle:  Write a note puzzle on big manuscript paper: BAD EGG CAKE.  Write all letters except the note names.  

   with staff notation letters blank.

- Recorder

 

4.         ANTICIPATORY SET:

Ask students to fill in the missing note names and solve the word puzzle.

 

5.         PROCEDURE:

a) Review prior knowledge : ask students to answer the following questions:

- Letter names of the musical alphabet

- Number of lines, and number of spaces.

- Lines names and the slogan (Every Good Bird Does Fly).

            - Space names and the word F A C E.

            - Letter names of the left and right hand recorder positions.

 

b) Discuss Objective:

            - Tell students that they will be identifying the letter names of the staff.

            - What do you think the purpose of this lesson is?

            - How can this lesson help them play the recorder better?

           

            c)  Music Ace #I

Instruct students to login and select the Music Ace I.

- Go to Music Lesson #7/Part 4.

- Complete the lesson at their own pace, and raise their hand when they

  are done so that I may check their work.

           

            d)  Work Sheet - Word Game #1

- Have students who finish early start their worksheet - Word Game #1.

- When all students have finished the Word Game, have them compare their

  answers with their neighborsı answers, and make any corrections.

 

6.         CHECK FOR STUDENT UNDERSTANDING:

- Circle around room, and check for comprehension and to provide feedback.

- Assign grades on the completed worksheets.

 

7.         CLOSURE:

            -  Have students give answers from the worksheet.

-  Ask students to tell what they know about the staff.

- Have students put their worksheets in their portfolios.

-  Give positive feedback to all.

 

 

8.         EXTENSIONS:

The next lesson is on knowing and identifying ledger lines just above and below the staff, Middle C and A.