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Zachary Gates Lesson Plan Created for CP1 10/17/12 Level: Advanced High School Objectives: 1.

Students will be able to find and sing the tonic of a given major chord in both root position and first inversion. (NJCCCS 1.1.5. B.1.) 2. Students will be able to find and audiate the tonic of a given major chord. (NJCCCS 1.1.5. B.1.) 3. Students will be able to differentiate root position major chords from first inversion major chords. (NJCCCS 1.1.5. B.1.) 4. Students will be able to use these same skills to recognize second inversion major chords. (if time) (NJCCCS 1.1.5. B.1.) Procedures: 1. Discuss triads in the context of solfege 2. Play multiple root position major chords a. have the class sing the tonic together b. call on individual students to sing the tonic 3. Play multiple first inversion major chords a. have the class sing the tonic together b. call on individual students to sing the tonic 4. Discuss the need to listen for the lowest note, and Determine whether or not that is the tonic or the third. 5. Play the class root and first inversion chords and call On them individually to tell you what it is. 6. Use worksheet for students to write down what inversions They hear. Use your answer sheet for what inversions to play 7. If time allows, repeat steps 1 and 3 with second inversion triads and have students write on the back of the worksheet which inversion they hear. Materials: Piano, Worksheet #1, Guide Sheet #1 Assessment: In class calling on, worksheet handed in