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Seton Hill University

Greensburg, PA 15601

Daily Lesson Plan for Student Teachers


Teacher: Date: Stephen Harvey ove!ber "#$"% Ti!e : Subject: General Music Plan approved by: Grade: 4th

4& !inutes

'ehavioral (bjective)s*: S+',T co!pare patriotic !usic to -eteran.s Day and the United States of ,!erica S+',T sin/ partner son/s 0ith !ultiple /roups and1or instru!ental acco!pani!ent S+',T perfor! 2,!erica the 'eautiful3 a capella4 or 0ith instru!ental acco!pani!ent S+',T perfor! 2,!erica for Me3 a capella4 or 0ith instru!ental acco!pani!ent S+',T perfor! rhyth!ic acco!pani!ent on percussion instru!ents Pennsylvania State ,cade!ic Standard)s*: 56"6%6, 7no0 and use the ele!ents and principles of each art for! to create 0or8s in the arts and hu!anities 56"6%6' 9eco/ni:e4 8no04 use and de!onstrate a variety of appropriate arts ele!ents and principles to produce4 revie0 and revise ori/inal 0or8s in the arts 56"6%6; 7no0 and use funda!ental vocabulary 0ithin each of the arts for!s 56"6%6D Describe and use 8no0led/e of a specific style 0ithin each art for! throu/h a perfor!ance or e<hibition of a uni=ue 0or8 56"6%6H Use and !aintain !aterials4 e=uip!ent and tools safely at 0or8 and perfor!ances spaces 56#6%6, ><plain the historical cultural and social conte<t of an individual 0or8 in the arts Materials and1or >=uip!ent: Guitar >lectric Piano 2,!erica for Me3 fro! the Patriotic Partners son/boo84 by ?ohn ?acobson )transpose up to ;* o Student.s part is just lyrics 2,!erica the 'eautiful3 sheet !usic ;hal8board ;hal8 Percussion instru!ents o 'ells o Ta!bourine o 9hyth! Stic8s o ;on/a o Tubano Dru!s ,cco!pani!ent Paper )9hyth!ic and Har!onic* Modifications for @ndividual Differences: Students unable to use both hands to play instruments can use single-handed instruments, like the maracas ,ctivities and Procedures: ,nticipatory Set: 1. Students ill do a !ollo and repeat acti"ity to gain !ocus a. #he teacher ill do a !our beat pattern o! body mo"ements that the students ill repeat back to them b. $! students are e%celling at this, you can do it in canon, here you do not pause in bet een mo"ements, so students !ollo immediately a!ter, hile you keep going c. &ithin this e%ercise, you can e"en do "ocal patterns to arm up their "oices '. Ask students hat holiday has (ust passed a. )*eteran+s ,ay.. $! needed, go o"er the de!inition o! *eteran+s ,ay, and hat a *eteran is a. *eteran/ anyone ho has ser"ed in the military at any point 0Army, 1a"y, 2arines, Air 3orce, 4oast Guard5 b. *eteran+s ,ay/ originally called Armistice day, created to thank all those ho ha"e ser"ed our country 6. Ask students hat type o! music do e sing to celebrate our country

a. Patriotic Lesson Se=uence: 1. 7a"e students pull out the song, )America the 8eauti!ul- !rom the !olders underneath their desk a. Accompanying on the guitar b. $! need be, re"ie the song, i! students hadn+t gone o"er it yet c. 7a"e students per!orm the song all together '. #each children the rhythm patterns, but patting on your knees a. 9ocated on the !irst line o! your rhythm sheet b. #each them the !irst measure, the try it three times in succession, then add on the last measure c. $! repeated !our times, it+s the entire course o! )America the 8eauti!ul.. :nce it seems that children are getting a hold o! doing the rhythmic pattern, pick people to play at the percussion instruments 6. ;un the rhythmic pattern ith students playing the percussion instruments and others tapping their knees 5. A!ter s itching a !e groups on the percussion instruments, ha"e students sing )America the 8eauti!ul- ith percussion accompaniment 6. 7a"e students gather around the piano ith America !or 2e in their hands <. 7a"e students learn )America !or 2e- by rote a. Also playing parts in the correct octa"e on the piano b. =ou sing and play a line, and they+ll sing it back to you c. 2ake sure pitches are correct or ill not match up ith harmony >. Per!orm )America !or 2e- a !e times to be sure students ha"e it a. Accompanying on the guitar b. =ou can e"en split into groups and ha"e groups sing to each other ?. 7a"e students per!orm )America !or 2e- ith the rhythmic accompaniment 10. Ask students i! they notice anything similar bet een the rhythms in the accompaniment and the song a. #he rhythms line up ith the ords 11. 7a"e students sing )America the 8eauti!ul-, then repeat the !orum back and sing )America !or 2e1'. Split the class into t o groups, ha"e one group sing )America the 8eauti!ul- !or one group, and the other group sing )America !or 2e1.. 7a"e students sing both song at the same time a. $! it helps, s itch back bet een the t o di!!erent pieces and sing ith them b. :nce they can solidly sing it, go on 16. @%plain to students hat partner songs a. # o songs that can be sang by themsel"es, but also match up together 15. #hen select students !rom each group to per!orm the percussion accompaniment ith the partner songs ;losure: 1. Ask students hat types o! songs that celebrate your country a. Patriotic '. &hat types o! songs match up together but can be sung separately a. Partner songs >valuation: Students ill be e"aluated on class participation and deportment ,ssi/n!ents: #here is no assignment !ollo ing this lesson Student Teacher 9eflection: ;ooperatin/ Teacher 9eflection: