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UNIT PLAN 2014-2015 Colegio Granadino

Unit Title: Musical Sense Development

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Teacher Germn Camilo Salazar
Grade 9
Subject Music
Quarter/Trimest Second

Stage 1 Desired Results

Students will be able to independently use their learning to

Standard 1 - Sings, alone and with The student will be capable to appreciate and understand any
others, a varied repertoire of music:
artwork with clear aesthetic and technical criteria; he will
MC4.1.1 Sings in a musical develop creative skills to find solutions, break models and
production solo or choir parts with paradigms and open his outlook to the surrounding world; the
good breath control, expression, and sensibility acquired will help him to asses and value the work
technical accuracy (e.g., appropriate and effort made by others and to work in a team. The developed
timbre, intonation and diction; understandings will have an evident impact in his motor skills,
correct pitches and rhythms) coordination, sense of aesthetics, use of space and time,
expressively and with beautiful tone abilities and mastery of public speaking. The cultural and
technological knowledge and understanding will enable the
student to be in the forefront of the social, academic and
Solo songs
scientific progress, this being a cornerstone in the training of a
Choir songs
Musical production
Musical production
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MC4.1.2 Sings music written in parts UNDERSTANDINGS ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

with and without accompaniment Students will understand that Is singing just a matter of
What are the BIG IDEAS? talent?
Vocal performance What is the difference
Accompaniment between a god singer and a
Voice is the most pure and
most essential instrument in bad one.
MC4.1.3 Knows music that represents
diverse genres and cultures
What specific
Music analysis
understandings about them
are desired?
Standard 2: Performs on instruments,
alone and with others, a varied
repertoire of music - Understands that singing is
as much an art as a
MC4.2.1 Performs on an instrument discipline, and that there is a
(base band) accurately and technical and healthy way to
independently, alone and in small practice it.
and large ensembles, with good
posture, good playing position, and
What misunderstandings are
good stick control
MC4.2.2 Performs with expression
and technical accuracy on a string, -Elements such as pitch, tuning,
wind, percussion, or other classroom differentiation of voices, vocal
instrument a repertoire of projection
instrumental literature that may May be reinforced constantly
include modest ranges and changes throughout all the process
of tempo, key, and meter
MC4.2.3 Plays by ear simple Students will know Students will be skilled at
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melodies (e.g., pop music) on a What key knowledge will What key skills will students
melodic instrument and simple students acquire as a result acquire as a result of this
accompaniments (e.g., strummed, I, of this unit? unit?
IV, V, vi, ii chords) on a harmonic
The students will know the basic The student will be skilled at breath
principles of singing technique such control, resonance stimulation and
Melodic instrument as breathing, resonance, tuning, sound emission.
(xylophone, recorder, emission.
bass guitar, other)
Harmonic instrument What should they eventually What should they
(keyboard, guitar,
be able to do as result of eventually be able to do as
such Knowledge. result of such Knowledge?
Standard 4. Reads and notates
music They will understand how the The developed skills will enable
vocal apparatus works, how to the student to sing in an
MC4.4.1 Reads an instrumental or exploit it and keep it healthy. appropriate way, keeping the
vocal score in staff and tablature meaning of the music and without
notation They will be able to differentiate hurting his body.
and analyze a good vocal
Standard 5 Knows and applies technique in a singer
proper criteria to music and
music performance

MC4.5.1 Participates in a musical

production by performing or stage

MC4.5.2 Understands the technical

vocabulary of music and the most
relevant musical forms.
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Stage 2 Evidence
Evaluative Criteria Assessment Evidence
By what criteria will PERFORMANCE TASK(S):
performances of Breathing Gymnastics
understanding be judged? Resonance exercises
- Accurate performance of Vocalizations
- Quality and Complexity of
the exercises created by the
- Effort evidenced in the
results of their tasks
Through what other evidence ( e.g quizzes, tests, academic
prompts, observations, homework, journals) will students
demonstrate achievement of the desired results?
Class Repertoire:
Vois sur ton chemin
Adeste Fideles (Christmas song)
How will students reflect upon and self- assess their learning?

Each student will prepare a song given by the teacher according to his
possibilities and skills:
Antonia Arbelez: Bizarre love Triangle (Frente)
Valeria Gonzlez: T (Shakira)
Sofa Gmez: Dream a Little dream of me (The mammas and the
Juanita Buritic: Kiss me (sixpence non the ritcher)
Juan Jos Lpez: Flaca (Andrs Calamaro)
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Stage 3 Learning Plan

Summary of Key Learning Events and Instruction
What learning experiences and instruction will enable students to achieve the desired results? How will the
W : Help the students know Where the unit is going and What is expected? Help the teacher know Where
the students are coming from (prior knowledge, interests) ?
H : Hook all the students and Hold their interest?
E : Equip students, help them Experience the key ideas and Explore the issues?
R : Provide opportunities to Rethink, and Revise their understanding and work ?
E : Allow students to Evaluate their work and its implications?
T : Be Tailored ( personalized ) to different needs, interests, and abilities of learners?
O : Be Organized to maximize initial and sustained engagement as well as effective learning?

Teachers explanation and guide.

Film projection
Critical Music Audition
Class discussion