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Grade Level 3

Class General
Music

Date April 18,
2017

Unit Responding

Prior Knowledge

Students should have a good understanding of the word “imagery”

Primary Learning Targets

Students will be able to express and relate to music through emotion and various visual
representations such use of color and other imagery tools.

Materials

Smartboard/projector
Computer

Opening Activity

Music will be playing as the students enter, followed by opening discussion.
“How does the music make you feel”
“Do you think of anything when you listen to music?”
“What kinds of things do you think of?”

Learning Targets Activities/Strategies Monitor/Evaluate/Assess

Students will be able to I will ask probing questions The student’s answers should
express their emotions about what they feel when they flow from one question to the
provoked by music. hear music. (Beethoven’s 9th) next.
● “What do you think about
when you were listening
to this music?”
● How does it make you
feel”?
● “What mood does this
remind you of/put you
in?”

Students will be able to relate Music will be playing, students Students will have to defend
music to various colors and will be asked to tell what color their answers. Each answer will
shapes. they think of while the music is reflect in some way on how the
playing. (Spring) music makes them feel.
● Students will then be
asked to choose another
color from a pallet, with a
different piece. (Irish
Tune)
The same approach will be
taken, but instead using
shapes. (Hut on Fowl’s Legs)

Students will be able to The students will listen to a Students will have to defend
express and relate to music piece of music and choose from their answers. Each answer will
through emotion and various a select number of images and reflect in some way on how the
visual representations such see which one(s) fit the mood music makes them feel.
use of color and other of the song the best. (Night on
imagery tools. Bald Mountain)
● The last activity student
will listen to a piece of
music and then describe
what they was
happening in the music.
After we’re done we’ll
watch a video clip of the
same song from
fantasia.

Closure/Follow up

Students will watch a video of a song they just heard until class runs out.