Major Key Signatures and Scales

Major Key Signatures & Scales

A lesson plan by Mark Kothe, [email protected], Susquehanna Township

TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:

Notation

Level:

Elementary/Middle School

Equipment:

PC – running Sibelius

Duration:

20 Minutes

Prior Knowledge and Skills:

A basic knowledge of the notes and fingerings on their instrument

MENC Standards Addressed:

MENC 2: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
MENC 5: Reading and notating music.

Materials:

Major Key Signatures & Scales worksheet.
To download the worksheet Mac users control-click or Windows users right-click the following link: Download Worksheet

A Pencil
Their instrument

Objectives:

The students will complete the Major Key Signatures & Scales worksheet along with guided instruction by following the instructions listed.

Procedures:

Introduce the worksheet. Work through the examples with the student (until they understand). Have them finish writing the keys on their own. Have them play some of the scales when they have completed the worksheet.

Evaluation:

Check the worksheet.
Go over and re-teach and redo as necessary.

Follow Up:

Continue to question about keys in the future.
Go on to minor scales.
Go on to modes.

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