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Name that Pitch!
Students practice naming the pitch in an interactive activity using Powerpoint.
- Students will perform on at least one instrument (alone and in group) with proper techniques.
- Students will perform with basic ensemble skills (e.g., blends instrumental timbres, matches dynamic levels, and responds to the cues of a director).
- Students sight reads music in bass and/or treble clefs written in simple and compound meters.
- Students understand the relationship between music and the world beyond the school setting.
- First, teacher projects a PowerPoint presentation which includes the following: 1) sign-in, 2) complete assignment, 3) tune your instrument, 4) warm-up, 5) breathing, etc.
- Next, interactive activity called "Name that Pitch" on Powerpoint.
- Then, teacher uses synthesizer program on laptop which students clap to the beat.
- Then, students tuned instruments using microphone, which was projected on screen.
Sunshine State Standards
NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students
- Use content-specific tools, software, and simulations (e.g., environmental probes, graphing calculators, exploratory environments, Web tools) to support learning and research.
- Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum.
- Select and use appropriate tools and technology resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and solve problems.
- PowerPoint software
- Band instruments
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