Melody Worksheet

Denise Perry
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Wilde Lake High School

TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:

Notation Software

Level:

High School

Class:

Music Technology

Equipment:

Macintosh or Windows PC, Music Notation Software

Duration:

50 Minutes

Prior Knowledge and Skills:

Students have been exposed through listening and hands-on activities to Melody related to: Contour, Key, Range, Motion, Basic harmony, Motive and Sequence Students have experience working in notation software regarding Setting up a document, Entering notes

NAfME Standards of 1994 Addressed:

NAfME Standards of 1994: Composing and Arranging Music within specified guidelines.
NAfME Standards of 1994: Reading and notating music.

NAfME 2014: Creating

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

NAfME 2014: Responding

Materials:

Student worksheet, Melody (Finale NotePad File) and Vocabulary List (MS Word File)

Objectives:

1. In the given melodies, students will correctly identify key, range, conjunct and disjunct motion, motive and sequence. 2. Students will correctly identify phrase 1 and 2. 3. Student will analyze the melodies and determine the tonic. 4. Students will use 1 or 2 block chords to harmonize the 4 measure given melodies.

Procedures:

Briefly review the vocabulary list with students using class discussion, question-answer or preferred method of instructor. Refer to previous melodic examples listened to or created in class. Hand out student worksheet to be completed and handed in to the instructor before the end of the class period.

Evaluation:

For review use: Call on students to give their answers to each question. Selected students may play their examples of harmony for the class. Discuss harmonic choices. For test/quiz purposes: Collect papers for a grade.

Follow Up:

If used as a test: Hand back test papers and discuss answers. Call on students to give their answers to each question. Selected students may play their examples of harmony for the class. Discuss harmonic choices. Then: Students may then create their own original melody and basic harmonization, carefully considering range, developmental techniques, motion, phrasing, and tonic. Students will save the file and burn the data to disc or print it out.

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