In order for students to read music, they must be able to recognize and perform individual notes and patterns. Watch students' faces for pure enjoyment as they demonstrate patterns aurally through hand/body movements, visually through manipulatives, and finally perform them on instruments. Let's Play Again
Expression is an important element in music. This lesson plan will enable students to familiarize themselves with basic variances in dynamics and tempo, and later perform them on instruments. The lesson will conclude with review activities.