String Student Practice Resource

String Student Practice Resource

Carolyn Confer
[email protected]
Penn Central Middle School

TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:

Multimedia

Level:

Middle School

Class:

Instrumental

Equipment:

 

Duration:

30 Minutes

Prior Knowledge and Skills:

Basic tuning skills
Familiarity with C, G, and D major scale fingerings
Basic vibrato technique

MENC Standards Addressed:

MENC 2: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
MENC 5: Reading and notating music.
MENC 6: Listening to, analyzing and describing music.

Materials:

Computer
Internet
Web site: http://missconfer.tripod.com

Objectives:

SWBAT use the web site “http://missconfer.tripod.com” as a practice tool.

SWBAT tune his/her instrument.

SWBAT play C, G, and D major scales in tune and with accurate rhythm and at the tempo of quarter note equals 80.

SWBAT demonstrate vibrato technique.

Procedures:

Introduction: 5 minutes

1. T directs students to open Safari and navigate to “http://missconfer.tripod.com”

2. T introduces web site and instructs students to walk through each activity on the site.

Activity: 25 minutes

3. T supervises and as ss complete each activity; T checks ss work.

4. T gives guidance during scale and vibrato work, corrects errors, and gives praise where due.

5. T provides ss with web site address for home use.

Evaluation:

Were the students able to successfully tune their instruments?

Could the students read and perform the scale exercises?

Did the students practice their vibrato technique?

Follow Up:

 

Items to Purchase:

 

When budget should be submitted:

 

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