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animal_magic_lessons - Music Overview Autumn Term 2005 Unit...

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Unformatted text preview: Music Overview Autumn Term 2005 Unit 3a : Animal Magic Number of children in class : ______ Unit Expectations Most children will: (=) Recognise how musical elements can be used together to compose descriptive music; combine sounds with movement and narrative. Some children will not have made so much progress and will: (-) Recognise some descriptive uses of the elements; create descriptive music, e.g. based on animals, that uses sequence of sound (often sound effects), movements and words. Some children will have progressed further and will: (+) Work in groups of three or four to extend their ideas into longer pieces of music with several layers of sounds. Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Comments at end of term Expec. =, - , + Music Unit 3a ~ Animal Magic Autumn Term 2005 ~ Week 1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES To listen to music carefully. To identify how music can be used descriptively. LEARNING OUTCOMES To recognise how musical elements are used and combined to describe different animals SUCCESS CRITERIA To illustrate their feelings or ideas whilst listening to Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. VOCABULARY Clarinet Horn Oboe Bassoon Flute Drums Strings RESOURCES Full Recording of Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev Pictures of instruments (see vocabulary) A4 paper Pencils Pencil crayons INTRODUCTION Tell the children that ‘Peter and the Wolf’ was composed in 1936, by the Russian composer Sergey Prokofiev, to introduce children to the sounds of some of the instruments of the orchestra. As well as using instruments a narrator is used to tell the story. The story has a range of characters (people and animals) each are represented by a different instrument: Peter : strings Bird: flute Duck: oboe Cat: clarinet Grandfather: bassoon Wolf: French horn Hunters: drums Show children what each of the instruments look like. ACTIVITY Listen to the whole of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. Each child to have A4 sheet of paper to draw what ever comes into their minds about what they think the music is trying to describe. (This will hopefully help the children to listen carefully to the music). Ask children to listen carefully and leave any questions to the end. PLENARY Read the story of ‘Peter and the Wolf’ to the children showing the children the illustrations....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course MUSIC 378 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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