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Maple Grove 4th Grade Cycle 2b Lesson

Objective: Students will Practice SB, Rhythm, Meter, and Listening

Materials: heart beats unifix cubes rhythm cards white boards CD from Listening Fun Bouncy balls

INTRODUCTION: Body Percussion canon HIGH CONCENTRATION: Dinah -teach by rote keeping SB -identify beats (heart beats) -identify rhythms Introduce Rhythms game (unifix cubes, white boards)

(3 minutes)

(15 minutes)

MOVEMENT: (5 minutes) Meter/Strong Beat Practice -Practice strong and weak beats with a circle and ball (CD from Listening Fun) Prepare by switching between and 4/4 without the music, first using hand motions, next by bouncing the ball CLOSING: Musician of the Day

NEXT: Name that tune from solfege signs (Dinah) Melody/Pitches/Notation (s, l, d r m s l) Rhythm Hop Game

Maple Grove 4th Grade Cycle 3a Lesson

Objective: Students will practice rhythm, and meter Materials: unifix cubes rhythm cards Rubric Packets INTRODUCTION: Body Percussion canon HIGH CONCENTRATION: Rhythm Review with unifix cubes Compose a 4-beat rhythm (2 minutes)

(15 minutes)

CONCENTRATION: Rubric Packet-Self Reflection

( 8 minutes)

CLOSING: Musician of the Day

NEXT: Discover Strong Beat with Tennis Balls Dinah Orff Style Listening and Moving...

Maple Grove 4th Grade Cycle 3b Lesson

Objective: Students will listen, analyze, and describe music by creating variations of a rhythm by Greig and listening to Greig. Materials: In the Hall of the Mountain King Recording Tennis Balls Rhythm strips (Hall of the Mountain King) Rhythm strips (Dinah orff rhythms) BX, BX, AM, AX, SG, AG ELMO INTRODUCTION: Body Percussion canon (student leaders) (2 minutes)

HIGH CONCENTRATION: (15 minutes) In the Hall of the Mountain King -Repeated rhythm variations (Listening Fun, pg. 6) 1. display 4 rhythm strips 2. read and clap rhythm 3. Think-Pair-Share different ways to vary the performance (dynamics, tempo, timbre, melody/lyrics) Stand and tiptoe to your spot circle spot, circle spot Stand and tiptoe to your spot and When youre there sit down Lets hear how Edvard Greig, from Norway, made this repeated rhythm interesting. See if you can hear any of our ideas in this piece, called In the Hall of the Mountain King -Listen to the Recording with Tennis Balls (pg. 8 Part One) -Tennis Balls Preparation first 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,pass Dont chase the ball...just keep going without it CONCENTRATION: (10 minutes) Dinah Orff Style (Drake Binder) -Put orchestration on ELMO -review each rhythm with rhythm cards using body percussion -move to xylophones

CLOSING: Musician of the Day

NEXT: Discover Strong Beat Listening and Moving...