Which Example is Correct?

Which example is correct?

Seth Gardner
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Haverford Twp. Middle School

TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:

Notation
Multimedia/Digital Media

Level:

Middle School

Class:

Chorus

Equipment:

Apple computer with Sibelius installed
LCD Video Data Projector
Projection Screen

Duration:

15 Minutes

Prior Knowledge and Skills:

Students visually able to identify the treble and/or bass clef notes, rhythm durations of eighths, quarter, half, dotted half and whole notes. Rests of the same duration.
Students also able to recognize and sing diatonic patterns using a variety of rhythms.

MENC Standards Addressed:

MENC 5: Reading and notating music.
MENC 7: Evaluating music and music performances.

Materials:

LCD Video Data Projector and screen and Apple computer
Piano and/or electronic synthesizer

Objectives:

Students will be able to identify from previous performance experience correct pitch and rhythm patterns

Procedures:

Two pitch and rhythm examples of 2-4 measures in treble and/or bass clef will be projected on a screen. The teacher will then sing and/or play on an acoustic piano or electronic keyboard one of the examples. The student(s) will then identify the correct example.

Evaluation:

Teacher evaluation of oral answers.
Written test

Follow Up:

Use same format using examples that are more complex rhythmically and/or tonally.

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