Dec. 7 Middle School Lesson

Expectations:  Sit down in your seat, clear desk except for a pencil, track teacher, voice at a level "0", when teacher counts down from 5 be at a level 0 and track teacher, follow directions the first time. Consequence:  Work not completed in class will be assigned as homework, may not be able to participate in music activities, phone call home.

Learning Intentions

  1. Students will be able to read pitches and put notes on correct line or space.
  2. Students will correctly match syllables of words with rhythms
  3. Students will play a rhythmic cup pattern to Sleigh Ride with correct form
  4. Students will be able to describe the accordion and how it makes sound.

Note Reading

treble

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Winter Rhythms

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Cups

A section (4x)

Clap clap, tap, tap, tap

Clap, p/u, p/d

Clap, p/u, tap hand, tap desk, trade hands, empty hand taps desk, p/d

B section

tap hand w/ cup 24x

set cup down, tap, set cup down, tap

tap hand w/ cup 16x

A section again

C Section

tap cup with alternating fingers 10X then clap (2x)

Clap, p/u, tap hand, tap desk, trade hands, empty hand taps desk, p/d (2x)

A section again

B section again

outro

clap, clap, tap, tap, tap

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuDA7GkHyJY&w=420&h=315]

Accordion

How does it makes sound?  What do the buttons do?

Match the pitch of the accordion by singing "snow"

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBofHzYRjiI&w=560&h=315]