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Teacher: Amanda DeMarco Subject: Beginning Band Grade: 4th th th Time: 25 minutes Date: April 28 May 7 , 2014 Behavioral

l Objectives: SWBAT perform rhythm exercise 5 on Page 38 of Book 1 Accent on Achievement (AA). SWBAT reproduce a Bb concert scale on pg. 37 of Book 1 AA. SWBAT identify and sing pitches while producing fingerings on instrument while reading the music. SWBAT perform selected music from start to finish with little to no mistakes. SWBAT demonstrate proper pitches, rhythms, tonguing, slurring, and dynamics in the music. PA Academic Standards: 9.1.8.A: Know and use the elements and principles of each art form to create works in the arts and humanities. Elements- duration intensity pitch timbre Principles- composition form genre harmony rhythm texture 9.1.8.B: Recognize, know, use and demonstrate a variety of appropriate arts elements and principles to produce, review and revise original works in the arts. sing play an instrument read and notate music 9.1.8.C: Identify and use comprehensive vocabulary within each of the arts forms. 9.1.8.G: Explain the function and benefits of rehearsal and practice sessions. NAfME Standards: 2. Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. 5. Reading and notating music. 6. Listening to, analyzing, and describing music. Materials/Equipment: Instrument, Folder (Book, Music Packet, Practice Report), Pencil, Chair, Stand Activities and Procedures: Anticipatory Set: Check each students practice report, while students set up instruments. Highlight students practice report where parents signature is or should be, and write down new assignment. Teacher performs on instruments with students. Specific instructions are listed for each instrument. Lesson Sequence: *FLUTE 1. Throughout lesson, remind students to demonstrate proper pitches, rhythms, tonguing, slurring, and dynamics. 2. Perform rhythm exercise 5 on pg. 38 of AA book on high Eb. 3. High Adventure a. Measures 19-23.

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i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 19-23 on instrument. b. Measure 15-19. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 15-19 on instrument. c. Perform measures 15-23 on instrument. Mickey Mouse March a. Pick up to Measures 25-29. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform a breath mark on measure 27 beat 2. iii. Perform measures 25-29 on instrument. iv. Relate breath mark idea to measure 16. b. Measures 33-end. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to half notes. ii. Perform measures 33-end on instrument paying special attention to half notes. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. Pg 13 #42 First Chorale a. Remind students that we added a repeat sign to the end. b. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument using a slow tempo. c. Perform entire piece on instrument while using a slow tempo. Pg 12 #35 Surprise Symphony a. Measures 1-8. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 1-8 on instrument. b. Measures 9-end. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings and rhythms on the instrument paying special attention to the eighth note rhythms. ii. Perform measures 9-end on instrument paying special attention to the rhythms. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. Pg 9 #25 Dreydl, Dreydl. a. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. b. Perform entire piece on instrument. Pg 8 #17 Hot Cross Buns a. Perform entire piece on instrument. Pg 8 #18 Au Claire De La Lune a. Perform entire piece on instrument.

10. If time: a. Pg 15 #50 Aura Lee (top) i. Tell students, Show me the fingering for an E natural. ii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. iii. Perform top part on instrument. iv. Have students perform top part while teacher performs bottom part. b. Pg 15 #51 Frre Jacques i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to dynamics (forte, piano). ii. Ask students, Why did we sing it loud then soft? Answer: Because of the changing dynamics. iii. Perform entire piece on instrument with correct dynamics. *CLARINET 1. Throughout lesson, remind students to demonstrate proper pitches, rhythms, tonguing, slurring, and dynamics. 2. Perform rhythm exercise 5 on pg. 38 of AA book on F. 3. High Adventure a. Measures 19-27. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 19-27 on instrument. b. Measures 11-19. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 11-19. 4. Mickey Mouse March a. Measures 21-29. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 21-29 on instrument. b. Measures 33-end. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to half notes. ii. Perform measures 33-end on instrument paying special attention to half notes. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. 5. Pg 13 #42 First Chorale a. Remind students that we added a repeat sign to the end. b. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument using a slow tempo. c. Perform entire piece on instrument while using a slow tempo. 6. Pg 12 #35 Surprise Symphony a. Measures 1-8. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument.

ii. Perform measures 1-8 on instrument. b. Measures 9-end. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings and rhythms on the instrument paying special attention to the eighth note rhythms. ii. Perform measures 9-end on instrument paying special attention to the rhythms. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. 7. Pg 9 #25 Dreydl, Dreydl. a. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. b. Perform entire piece on instrument. 8. Pg 8 #17 Hot Cross Buns a. Perform entire piece on instrument. 9. Pg 8 #18 Au Claire De La Lune a. Perform entire piece on instrument. 10. If time: a. Pg 15 #50 Aura Lee (top) i. Tell students, Show me the fingering for an F#. ii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. iii. Perform top part on instrument. iv. Have students perform top part while teacher perform bottom part. b. Pg 15 #51 Frre Jacques i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to dynamics (forte, piano). ii. Ask students, Why did we sing it loud then soft? Answer: Because of the changing dynamics. iii. Perform entire piece on instrument with correct dynamics. *SAXOPHONE 1. Throughout lesson, remind students to demonstrate proper pitches, rhythms, tonguing, slurring, and dynamics. 2. Perform rhythm exercise 5 on pg. 38 of AA book on high D. 3. High Adventure a. Measures 19-27. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 19-27 on instrument. b. Measures 11-19. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Identify difference between E and F# half notes. iii. Perform measures 11-19 on instrument. c. Perform measures 11-27 on instrument. 4. Mickey Mouse March a. Measures 21-29.

i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 21-29 on instrument. b. Measures 33-end. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to half notes. ii. Perform measures 33-end on instrument paying special attention to half notes. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. 5. Pg 13 #42 First Chorale a. Remind students that we added a repeat sign to the end. b. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument using a slow tempo. c. Perform entire piece on instrument while using a slow tempo. 6. Pg 12 #35 Surprise Symphony a. Measures 1-8. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 1-8 on instrument. b. Measures 9-end. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings and rhythms on the instrument paying special attention to the eighth note rhythms. i. Perform measures 9-end on instrument paying special attention to the rhythms. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. 7. Pg 9 #25 Dreydl, Dreydl. a. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. b. Perform entire piece on instrument. 8. Pg 8 #17 Hot Cross Buns a. Perform entire piece on instrument. 9. Pg 8 #18 Au Claire De La Lune a. Perform entire piece on instrument. 10. If time: a. Pg 15 #50 Aura Lee (bottom) i. Tell students, Show me the fingering for a C#. ii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. iii. Perform bottom part on instrument. iv. Have students perform bottom part while teacher performs top part. b. Pg 15 #51 Frre Jacques i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to dynamics (forte, piano). ii. Ask students, Why did we sing it loud then soft? Answer: Because of the changing dynamics.

iii. Perform entire piece on instrument with correct dynamics. *TRUMPET 1. Throughout lesson, remind students to demonstrate proper pitches, rhythms, tonguing, slurring, and dynamics. 2. Perform rhythm exercise 4 on pg. 38 of AA book. a. Buzz rhythm first with just lips. b. Duplicate rhythm with mouthpiece. c. Perform rhythm with instrument on F#. 3. High Adventure a. Measures 23-27. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 23-27 on instrument. b. Measures 38-40. i. Ask students, How many counts does a whole note receive? Answer: 4 ii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. iii. Perform measures 38-40 on instrument. c. Beginning-11. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform Beginning-11 on instrument. 4. Mickey Mouse March a. Measures 33-end. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to half notes. ii. Perform measures 33-end on instrument paying special attention to half notes. b. Measures 21-29. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 21-29 on instrument. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. 5. Pg 13 #42 First Chorale a. Remind students that we added a repeat sign to the end. b. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument using a slow tempo. c. Perform entire piece on instrument while using a slow tempo. 6. Pg 12 #35 Surprise Symphony a. Measures 1-8. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 1-8 on instrument. b. Measures 9-end.

ii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings and rhythms on the instrument paying special attention to the eighth note rhythms. i. Perform measures 9-end on instrument paying special attention to the rhythms. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. 7. Pg 9 #25 Dreydl, Dreydl. a. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. b. Perform entire piece on instrument. 8. Pg 8 #17 Hot Cross Buns a. Perform entire piece on instrument. 9. Pg 8 #18 Au Claire De La Lune a. Perform entire piece on instrument. 10. If time: a. Pg 15 #50 Aura Lee (top) i. Tell students, Show me the fingering for an F#. ii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument. iii. Perform top part on instrument. iv. Have students perform top part while teacher performs bottom part. b. Pg 15 #51 Frre Jacques i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to dynamics (forte, piano). ii. Ask students, Why did we sing it loud then soft? Answer: Because of the changing dynamics. iii. Perform entire piece on instrument with correct dynamics. *TROMBONE 1. Throughout lesson, remind students to demonstrate proper pitches, rhythms, tonguing, slurring, and dynamics. 2. Perform rhythm exercise 5 on pg. 38 of AA book. a. Buzz rhythm first with just lips. b. Duplicate rhythm with mouthpiece. c. Perform rhythm with instrument on E natural. 3. High Adventure a. Measures 11-19. i. Clap and sing rhythms at measures 11-19. (1,2,4 1,2,3,4 1,2,4 1,2,3,4) ii. Perform measures 11-19 on instrument. b. Measures 31-36. i. Identify and sing note names and produce correct slide positions on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 31-36 on instrument. iii. Identify (Instruct students) that this is similar to 11-19. c. Measures 19-27.

i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct slide positions on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 19-27 on instrument. iii. Check measure 21 high G whole note with students. iv. Work dotted half note rhythm and pitches at 23, 24 d. Measures 27-31. i. Identify and sing note names and produce correct slide positions on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 27-31 on instrument. 4. Mickey Mouse March a. Measures 1-5. i. Remind students they start this song, so it is imperative they can play this perfectly for the concert. ii. Identify and sing note names and produce correct slide positions on the instrument. iii. Perform measures 1-5 on instrument. b. Measure 12. i. Identify and sing note names and produce correct slide positions on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 12 on instrument. c. Measures 13-21. i. Identify and sing note names and produce correct slide positions on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 13-21 on instrument. d. Measures 21-29. i. Identify and sing note names and produce correct slide positions on the instrument. ii. Ask students, How many counts does a whole note receive? Answer: 4 iii. Perform measures 21-29 on instrument. e. Measures 29-end. (Remind students they have different rhythms than anyone else from 29-end. Very important to get rhythms correct.) i. Identify and sing note names and produce correct slide positions on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 29-end on instrument. f. Perform entire piece on instrument. 5. Pg 13 #42 First Chorale a. Remind students that we added a repeat sign to the end. b. Identify and sing note names while producing correct slide positions on the instrument using a slow tempo. c. Perform entire piece on instrument while using a slow tempo. 6. Pg 12 #35 Surprise Symphony a. Measures 1-8. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct slide positions on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 1-8 on instrument.

b. Measures 9-end. iii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct slide positions and rhythms on the instrument paying special attention to the eighth note rhythms. i. Perform measures 9-end on instrument paying special attention to the rhythms. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. 7. Pg 9 #25 Dreydl, Dreydl a. Identify and sing note names while producing correct slide positions on the instrument. b. Perform entire piece on instrument. 8. Pg 8 #17 Hot Cross Buns a. Perform entire piece on instrument. 9. Pg 8 #18 Au Claire De La Lune a. Perform entire piece on instrument. 10. If time: a. Pg 15 #50 Aura Lee (bottom) i. Tell students, Show me the slide position for an E natural. ii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct slide positions on the instrument. iii. Perform bottom part on instrument. iv. Have students perform bottom part while teacher performs top part. b. Pg 15 #51 Frre Jacques i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct slide positions on the instrument paying special attention to dynamics (forte, piano). ii. Ask students, Why did we sing it loud then soft? Answer: Because of the changing dynamics. iii. Perform entire piece on instrument with correct dynamics. *PERCUSSION 1. Throughout lesson, remind students to demonstrate proper pitches, rhythms, stick grip, stick height, and dynamics. Remind students to keep elbows out and back of hands facing the ceiling. Remind students to keep feet shoulder width apart and firm on the ground. 2. Perform rhythm exercise 5 on pg. 38 of AA book on Ab while students count rhythms out loud. 2. High Adventure a. Perform measures 19-end making sure students are counting out loud the correct rhythms. b. Perform entire piece on instruments. c. Review any problem spots quickly. 3. Mickey Mouse March a. Perform measures 21-29 on instruments. b. Perform entire piece on instruments. c. Review any problem spots quickly. d. *Assist bell player with new bell part individually.

4. Pg 13 #42 First Chorale a. Remind students that we added a repeat sign to the end. b. Identify and sing note names while producing correct alternate sticking on the instrument using a slow tempo. c. Perform entire piece on instrument while using a slow tempo. 5. Pg 12 #35 Surprise Symphony a. Measures 1-8. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct alternate sticking on the instrument. ii. Perform measures 1-8 on instrument. b. Measures 9-end. i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct alternate sticking and rhythms on the instrument paying special attention to the eighth note rhythms. ii. Perform measures 9-end on instrument paying special attention to the rhythms. c. Perform entire piece on instrument. 6. Pg 9 #25 Dreydl, Dreydl. a. Identify and sing note names while producing correct alternate sticking on the instrument. b. Perform entire piece on instrument again. 7. Pg 8 #17 Hot Cross Buns a. Perform entire piece on instrument again. 8. Pg 8 #18 Au Claire De La Lune a. Perform entire piece on instrument again. 9. If time: a. Pg 15 #50 Aura Lee (top) i. Tell students, Show me an E natural. ii. Identify and sing note names while producing correct alternate sticking on the instrument. iii. Perform entire piece on instrument. b. Pg 15 #51 Frre Jacques i. Identify and sing note names while producing correct fingerings on the instrument paying special attention to dynamics (forte, piano). ii. Ask students, Why did we sing it loud then soft? Answer: Because of the changing dynamics. iii. Perform entire piece on instrument with correct dynamics. *FULL BAND 1. Throughout rehearsal, remind students to demonstrate proper posture, tonguing, dynamics, and air support. 2. Perform pg 38 #5 on specified notes. 3. High Adventure a. Perform entire piece on instruments. b. Remind students to practice this piece and know it so well that they do not make any mistakes next time we play this as a full band. c. Review any problem spots quickly (19-27, 11-19, 31-end).

4. Mickey Mouse March a. Perform entire piece on instruments. b. Remind students to keep practicing this piece from the beginning to the end for our next full band, so that we can play the entire piece 3 times through. c. Review any problem spots quickly (21-29, last measure, 29-End, measure 16 and 27). 5. Pg 13 #42 First Chorale a. Remind students that we added a repeat sign to the end and we will play it slowly. b. Remind students to perform with long sounds. c. Perform entire piece with repeat using a slow tempo. 6. Pg 12 #35 Surprise Symphony a. Perform entire piece. b. Remind students to review the rhythms in the variation part. Specifically the eighth note rhythms. Rehearse 3rd line to work out rhythms and quarter note rest. 7. Pg 9 #25 Dreydl, Dreydl a. Perform entire piece on instruments. b. If students perform well, perform again at fast tempo. 8. Pg 8 #17 Hot Cross Buns a. Perform entire piece on instruments. b. Remind students not to rush. If the students rush the tempo, perform entire piece again. 9. Pg 8 #18 Au Claire De La Lune a. Perform entire piece using the same tempo as Hot Cross Buns. 10. If time: a. Pg 15 #50 Aura Lee i. Perform entire piece on instruments. 1. Top Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Bells 2. Bottom Trombone, Saxophone ii. Tell students, Practice this piece so we can perform it for our concert. b. Pg 15 #51 Frre Jacques i. Remind students to perform with correct dynamics. ii. Perform entire piece on instruments. Closure: Instruct students on parts they need to continue to practice for next weeks lesson (under Assignments). Dont forget instruments and music on your next lesson day! Tell students its time to pack up. Evaluation: Through teacher aural and visual observations I will be able to evaluate the students posture, embouchure, sound production, pitches, and fingerings. I will evaluate the students comprehension of material as they reply to the questions I ask them throughout the lesson.

Assignment: pg 8 #17, #18 pg 9 #25 pg 12 #35 pg 13 #42 pg 15 #50 (top and bottom part), #51. Continue practicing High Adventure and Mickey Mouse March. Be able to play every piece from the beginning to the end with little to no mistakes.