PROJECT#3: Elementary Lesson Plan
ü Students will be able to bounce a tennis ball to music that they hear.
ü Students will be able to notice the differences in timbre of three or more percussion instruments.
ü Students will learn about the different beats in a measure of 4/4.
ü Students will be able to show how to beats in 4/4 time.
Students will acquire an understanding of beat and where they can appear in a measure.
While entering the room, the students will hear an improvised piece of music, in 4/4 time on the piano; a short piece that the students would be able to bounce a tennis ball to.
CHECK FOR STUDENT UNDERSTANDING:
Have the Students compose their own pieces using Orangašs band. Have the students perform their own compositions in front of the class.
See if the students can to write out the teacheršs rhythm using Orangašs band.
Ask the students, using a tennis ball, to come up with their own rhythmic patterns at home. Next time, each student will be asked to input their own rhythmic patterns into Orangašs band and perform them using a tennis ball.
Students may compose/perform a piece together.