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Year Level: 8 Period/Lesson: 7&8 Date: 04/09 Topic: Music Time: 1.40 3.00 Length: 1hr 20

Lesson Outcomes: Students will be able to/know A Major, general strumming (down-down-up) with hand. Assessment of the outcomes: (How will I assess that students have achieved/demonstrated the outcomes?)
Looking at all student chord formations. Employing the help of guitarist student. Diagnostic questioning: on which string do we put our second finger? etc

INTRODUCTORY PHASE: Time Activity Strumming rhythm written on board Scanned in left hand chords and right hand. In order D G A.
Play youtube twist and shout as students enter. Explain we will be playing this! And another song if we focus! Get students in, instruct all to sit boy-girl-boy-girl sitting on chairs with stand in front of them. Must have G and D chord in front of them. Give to them if left at home. Give G and D to left hander

Having this ready for students to be projected onto electroboard as they play along with the same chord sequence in twist and shout


Getting students used to the tune and interested.

Students happy, singing along if they know it.

Less chatting amongst the boys. The girls are more developed than the boys physically, socially and intellectually they are characteristically more responsive to instruction and better behaved. Spacing the boys and girls out evenly will encouraged to become better engaged as the girls are.

Explain hands on heads.


A stop talking reference the students should remember and respond to quickly from primary school.

Fast, silent response.

Go over strum rhythm.

Giving instruction in a less noisy environment with out the guitars.

Students mimicking strumming without guitars.

Girls get guitars Boys get guitars Mitch to practice room Differentiated learning. with song sheets and laptop (if he has). Play ICT engagement. riff at end of Twist and Shout. When finished 2 songs at speed pumped up kicks Lyric Chord. on Youtube.

Quickly go over chord Explaining the large chord chart again. formation chart and hold Reconfirmation of knowledge. next to guitar same with

left hand. Put up on electroboard.

ICT engagement in learning.

Students engaged.


All students quickly to form G chord - no playing!!!!!!! Check and girls to check boys, boys to check girls.
All students to form D Chord no playing!!!!!!

Reconfirming knowledge.

Ask for any questions.


Check and girls to check boys etc.

Hand out A chord left hand also. All to form


BODY OF LESSON: Time Activity




Hand out Twist and Shout. Explain chords above the words is when to change chord. All look to board to play chords as I sing. All to play along to slowed down Girls to try to sing/echoe me as boys play. Low-risk performance environment. Further engagement (having to perform). More concentration.



Vice Versa All to play along to slowed Twist and Shout down loaded and slowed down youtube clip.


ICT engaged learning


All to play along to slowed Twist and Shout Youtube clip again sing if can. Mitchell. M to join with special riff. Spend time more with struggling students.

ICT engaged learning. Bringing together of differentiated learners after time spent apart making sure theyre still part of the group.

Watching their progress. Checking individuals chords.


All to play again along to slowed Twist and Shout Youtube clip again sing if can. Mitchell. M to join with special riff. Check all playing. Every second person third person to sit on floor to watch others sing/play. Vice versa Low-risk performance environment. Further engagement (having to perform).



Go around and check


Try slow bad moon One more twist and shout






Talk about great progress made. Pack up. Let them know H/W 10 minutes working on Chords.. Play using large sheets, play in the air. Use your music and sing along. Let them know Twist and Shout will be one of the songs to be used in assessment.

Students look happy/confident in their newly learnt skills. Understanding of homework requirement.

photocopies, 19 guitars, laptop, smart board.

Finish / summing up / link to the next lesson:


Evaluation: Student: Outcomes met / engaged / on task / learning

My teaching:

Strengths / Weaknesses / Changes