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MU 357: General Music K-12 Lesson Plan

Name: Molly Schaefer


Title: Form expectation lesson 1
Grade Level: Fifth Grade
Date and Time: October 7, 2015, 6:00pm

Objectives:
1. Students will be able to sing Three Blind Mice without the aid of the teacher

2. Students will be able to sing the song with accurate pitches and rhythms
3. Students will be able to perform/read/improvise using movements and instruments
Materials:
1. Three Blind Mice
2. Piano or pitch pipe
3. White board/markers
4. Pitched percussion instruments

Procedure:

1.TeacherwillshowclassThreeBlindMiceontheboard(notation)

2.Teacherwillsingthesongtotheclassasamodel,whileaskingthestudentstofollowalong
ontheboard
Seeattachedforsheetmusic

3.TeacherwillaskstudentstosingThreeBlindMicetogether

Movement(B)
1.Teacherwillaskstudentstoecho:
Intwothreefour,outtwothreefour (classresponds)
Skiptwothreefour,skiptwothreefour (classresponds)
Sashaydownthreefourfivesexseveneight (classresponds)
Moveupthreefour (classresponds)
Claptwothreefour (classresponds)

2.Teacherwillinstructclasstoputallofthemovementstepstogether
3..Teacherwillmodeltheentiresongagainasstudentslistenandfollowthemelody/wordson
theboard.
4.Teacherandstudentswillsingtheentiresongtogetherwithdancemovesslowly

5.TeacherwillaskstudentstosingThreeBlindMice,(A section),thenadddancemoves
whilesingingthesecondtimethrough(B section).

RhythmicPortion(C)
1.Teacherwillassigneachstudenttoamelodicpercussioninstruments.
Teacherwillgooveranynotesthatwillbechallengingforthestudents

2.TeacherwillhaveclassimproviseusinganyofthenotesthatareinThreeBlindMice.
Teacherwillwriteallnotesonboard

3.Teacherwillhaveclasssingsong(A),addmovementthesecondtimearound(B),and
addthepercussioninstrumentsthethirdtimearound(C).

4.Teacherwillwrite,RONDOform(ABACA)ontheboardandlabeltheletterstoeach
portionofthelesson,thenshoutoutA B A C A attheappropriatetimes

14.TeacherwillinstructstudentstorepeattheA sectionaftertheC sectiontoendthe


entirelesson.

Assessment:
1.Teacherwilllistentostudentsforpitchaccuracy(group)
2.Teacherwilllistenforcorrectpronunciationoftext(group)
3.Teacherwillvisuallyobserveeachstudentforproperlipmovementtotext(individual)
4.Teacherwillvisuallyobserveeachstudentforcorrectdancesteps(individual)
5.Teacherwillvisuallyobserveifeachstudentunderstandsthesequenceofdancesteps,andcan
memorizeOldBaldEagleandthedanceasawhole.
Evaluation:

1. Were students able to sing Three Blind Mice without the aid of the teacher?

Indicateaccuracylevelforclass:

7585%

8694%

95100%

2.Werestudentsabletosingthesongwithaccuratepitchesandrhythms?
Indicateaccuracylevelforclass:

7585%

8694%

95100%

8694%

95100%

3.Werestudentsabletolearnthesectionsofrondoform?
Indicateaccuracylevelforclass:

7585%

4.Werestudentsabletoperform/read/improviseusingmovementsandinstrumentsinRondo
form?
Indicateaccuracylevelforclass:

7585%

8694%

95100%

NaFMENationalStandardsAddressed:
Singing,aloneandwithothers,avariedrepertoireofmusic.
Listeningto,analyzing,anddescribingmusic.
Understandingmusicinrelationtohistoryandculture(percussioninstruments)
NationalCoreArtsStandards:
Creating:Conceivinganddevelopingnewartisticideasandwork.
Performing:Conceivinganddevelopingnewartisticideasandwork.
Responding:Understandingandevaluatinghowtheartsconveyameaning.
Connecting:relatingartisticideasandworktopersonalmeaningandexternalcontext.