Carnival of the Animals
Devon Elementary School (Tredyffrin/Easttown SD)
TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:
Mac/Windows, powerpoint, quicktime pro
Prior Knowledge and Skills:
First Grade lesson
Very basic skills on barred instruments
Some experience w/ instrument identification
NAfME Standards of 1994 Addressed:
NAfME Standards of 1994: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
NAfME 2014: Performing
NAfME Standards of 1994: Composing and Arranging Music within specified guidelines.
NAfME 2014: Creating
NAfME Standards of 1994: Listening to, analyzing and describing music.
NAfME 2014: Responding
Best with use of Smartboard
1. Students will be able to identify the themes and melodic instruments used in each movement of Carnival of the Animals.
2. Students will be able to perform simple barred instrument activities with the recording.
3. Students will describe feelings and emotions associated with music.
4. Student will be able to identify a large tempo.
Teacher will take students through the powerpoint, and students will be able to respond individually and as a group. Read each slide to class and allow plenty of time for student response. Click on pictures to hear music. Barred instrument activities and final GarageBand activity are optional. This is a very simple lesson that could be used by a music sub for reinforcement.
Class can create their own music to an animal of their choosing using GarageBand or with classroom barred and percussion instruments. Teacher can provide a piano part as well.
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