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.
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: Review African Noel, and All on a silent night.
Activities/Strategies: Have students do vocalises to ready their voice for singing. Review all of African Noel and Measures 5-42 of All on a Silent Night. Continue to work on measures 43-50. Discuss the rhythm and solfege of these measures.
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.
Activating Prior Knowledge: Review African Noel and All on a Silent Night and What we have learned for We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
Activities/Strategies: Have students sing African Noel. African Noel should be completely learn and should be polished from now until concert time. Practice measures 57-64 for All on a Silent Night. We Wish you a Merry Christmas review measures learned on Wed. Continue with 16-23.
Guided Practice/Independent: Work on solfege that is written on the board for a Bell Ringer