STANDARD: 1) Students shall demonstrate and apply the essential skills and techniques to produce music. 2.) Students shall demonstrate creative expression through music. 4.) Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of connections between music and other disciplines.
1.) MI.1, MI.2, MI.3, MI.4, MI.5, MI.6, MI.7, MI.8 2.) MI.1 4.) MI.1, MI.2, MI.3,
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS: How will students recognize solfege? How will students recognize rhythm?
VOCABULARY/ROOT WORDS: Solfege, Rhythm, whole note, half note, quarter note, eighth note call and response
ASSESSMENTS: Students shall use proper solfege syllables when singing their parts. Students will use rhythm correctly and be able to identify the beats. Students will be able to sing their part while others are singing their own part.
Activating Prior Knowledge: All On a Silent Night
Activities/Strategies: Continue piece All On a Silent Night Measures 51-64. Practice rhythms and solfege for these measures. Review African Noel, making sure to review dynamics. Begin working on We Wish You a Merry Christmas working on rhythm for measure 5-12
Guided Practice/Independent: In groups of three work on these measures writing in proper solfege syllable and work on rhythm. Have groups sing these measures.
Homework: Review Rhythm and Solfege