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Related Arts in Music Education
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West Chester University Power Point Presentation Information

Related Arts Music Lesson


LESSON PLAN

Lesson Title: Music and Art of the Twentieth Century
Grade Level: Grade 9 or Middle School Level
Type of Lesson: General Music

Concepts:
Rhythm: ostinato, repetitive rhythms
Dynamics: dynamic contrast
Texture: polyphonic, homophonic
Timbre: instrumentation used
Harmony: dissonance, consonance
Melody: range, contour

NATIONAL STANDARDS:
Content Standard 6: Listening to, analyzing, and describing music.
        Achievement Standard a: analyze aural examples of a varied repertoire of music, representing diverse *genres and cultures, by describing the uses of elements of music and expressive devices.

Content Standard 8: Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.
        Achievement Standard a: explain how elements, artistic processes, and organizational principles are used in similar and distinctive ways in the various arts and cite examples.
        Achievement Standard c: explain ways in which the principles and subject matter of various disciplines outside the arts are interrelated with those of music.

OBJECTIVES:
1.  The students will be able to analyze aural examples of music by describing the uses of elements of music and expressive devices.
2.  The students will be able to create an artistic drawing representing elements of music and expressive devices.

READINESS STATEMENT:
1.    The students have discussed musical aspects about melody, rhythm, dynamics, texture, etc., in a previous lesson.

CULTURAL CONTEXT:  Not applicable for this lesson.

MATERIALS:
1.    Compact disc or cassette sound recording of “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” by Richard Strauss, from 2001: A Space Odyssey movie sound track.
2.    Compact disc or cassette sound recording of “Mars,” from the The Planets by Gustov Holst.
3.    Compact disc or cassette sound recording of “Violin Phase,” by Steve Reich, from Norton Anthology of Music Volume Two, CD#12, track40-43.
4.    Compact disc or cassette sound recording of “The 7 Colours of the Rainbow,” from the recording album Fresh Aire: 7, by Chip Davis and Mannheim Steamroller, 1990 American Gramaphone Records.
5.    Sound system with compact disc player, and cassette tape player.
6.    Microcomputer and Overhead Display.
7.    Microsoft Power Point software or equivalent software.
8.    “Music and Art of the Twentieth Century” power point presentation by James Garcia.
9.    The following art supplies: colored chalk and/or crayons, sketch pad drawing paper, 18” x 12” paper or equivalent materials for drawing pictures.
10.    Blank sheet of writing paper, pen or pencil.

TEACHING PROCESS:
Introduction and Distribution of Materials (Playing Time: 1:38).
1.    Classroom setup.  The teacher will setup sound recordings and the microcomputer with power point presentation before class begins.
        •    Display Power Point Slide #1 Related Arts in Music Education.

2.    The teacher will play the recording, “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” from 2001: A Space Odyssey, while distributing the art supplies to the students.
        •    Advise students to take out a blank sheet of paper and pen or pencil.
        •    Distribute colored chalk, crayons, and sketch pad paper.

3.    The teacher will introduce the topic of this lesson.
        •    Display Power Point Slide #2 Music and Art of the Twentieth Century.

4.    The teacher will review musical terms discussed at a previous lesson.
        •    Display Power Point Slide #3 Musical Terms Review.
        •    Ask students to describe each term.

Listening Activity One
Musical Journey One (Music Playing Time: 2:55).
5.    The teacher will begin the first listening activity.
        •    Display Power Point Slide #4 Musical Journey One
        •    Provide instructions for the activity (see slide).

6.    The teacher will play the recording, “Mars” by Holst, and display the following slides:
        •    Display Power Point Slide #5 (display for 1 minute)
        •    Display Power Point Slide #6 (display for 1 minute)
        •    Display Power Point Slide #7 (display for 1 minute)

7.    The teacher will ask the students to state the words they used to describe the music.

Listening Activity Two
Musical Journey Two
(Music Playing Time: 3:00).
8.    The teacher will begin the second listening activity.
        •    Display Power Point Slide #8 Musical Journey Two
        •    Provide instructions for the activity (see slide).

9.    The teacher will play the recording, “Violin Phase,” by Steve Reich and display the following slides:
        •    Display Power Point Slide #9 (display for 45 seconds)
        •    Display Power Point Slide #10 (display for 45 seconds)
        •    Display Power Point Slide #11 (display for 45 seconds)
        •    Display Power Point Slide #12 (display for 45 seconds)

10.    The teacher will ask the students to state the words they used to describe the music.

Music and Art Activity (Music Playing Time: 5:28).
11.    The teacher will begin the music and art activity.
        •    Display Power Point Slide #13 Music and Art Activity
        •    Provide instructions for the activity (see slide).
        •    Display Power Point Slide #14 Example.

12.    The teacher will play the recording, “The 7 Colours of the Rainbow,” from the recording album Fresh Aire: 7, by Mannheim Steamroller, while the students contemplate and create their art drawing.
        •    Display Power Point Slide #15 Musical Terms to Use

13.    The teacher will ask the students to show their drawing and the words they used to describe their artwork.

INDICATORS OF SUCCESS:
1.  The students are able to analyze aural examples of music by describing the uses of elements of music and expressive devices.
2.  The students are able to create an artistic drawing representing elements of music and expressive devices.

ASSESSMENT:
Contextual understanding:
    Students will be given a written assignment to create an art drawing representing  musical terms and assign descriptive words that describe their ideas in their drawing.
1.    A satisfactory/unsatisfactory criterion scale will be used:

Satisfactory    A drawing with descriptive words is completed.
Unsatisfactory    No effort made to complete the assignment.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT:  Not applicable for this lesson.

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References

MUSIC SOURCES

“Also Sprach Zarathustra,” by Richard Strauss, from 2001: A Space Odyssey movie sound track.

“Mars,” from the The Planets by Gustov Holst.

“Violin Phase,” by Steve Reich, from Norton Anthology of Music Volume Two, CD#12, track40-43.

“The 7 Colours of the Rainbow,” from the recording album Fresh Aire: 7, by Chip Davis and Mannheim Steamroller, 1990 American Gramaphone Records.

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External Links Provided by Dr. Ludeker

INTERNET WEBSITES (click on highlighted  text to access website)

Arts edge
URL:    http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/

Resources for Music Scholars-Harvard
URL:   http://www.rism.harvard.edu/MusicLibrary/InternetResources.html

Smithsonian Art and Design Webpage
URL:   http://www.si.edu/art_and_design/

Resources for Music Educators
URL:   http://www.edu.uiuc.edu/edpsy-387/tina-scott/project/home.html

External Links Used in this Assignment
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Yahoo search engine
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