Ambos a Dos: A five note song, entry, and save

“Ambos a Dos”, a five notes song, entry and save

Alejandro Jimenez
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M.D Fox Elementary School

TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:

Notation

Level:

Elementary

Class:

General Music

Equipment:

Classroom Computer,Sibelius notation program

Duration:

45 Minutes

Prior Knowledge and Skills:

Basic computer,” turn on “, open file,type and save

NAfME standard of 1994 Addressed:

NAfME standard of 1994: Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
NAfME standard of 1994: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

NAfME 2014: Performing 

NAfME standard of 1994: Reading and notating music.

NAfME 2014: Creating 

NAfME standard of 1994: Listening to, analyzing and describing music.

NAfME 2014: Responding 

NAfME standard of 1994: Understanding Music in Relation to History and Culture

NAfME 2014: Connections

Materials:

Computer generated sound and visual,headphones

Objectives:

Given to the students the Spanish Caribbean “Ambos a Dos”,a 2/4, 8 measure
five pitches(C-D-E-F-G) short song:

Students will:
1-Entry notes one by one on the blank staff generated by the program
2-Save entered notes
3-Playback for corrections

Procedures:

Provide the students with a teacher generated handout that will include the song with the rhythmic patterns of pitches:
2/4 _E-C-E-G-FEDDDDEC,_E-C-E-G-FEDDGG-C.

Students will open the program Sibelius and follow teacher’s generated instructions to enter and save work.
Class discussion of the song “Ambos a Dos”,connected to the Spanish Caribbean culture.Singing of the song
Listen to the song from the entered notes in the computer.

Evaluation:

Completed the entered song the students will playback ,listen and evaluate their entry for possible mistakes and correct them.

Follow Up:

 

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