Vocabulary and Activites will vary according to grade level.
Identify the characteristics of the 5 primary woodwind instruments
Range, timbre, single & double reed
Quaver video, IWB games, complete quiz
Brainpop Jr., parts of instruments
Identify the characteristics of brass instruments
Timbre, mouthpiece, tubing, valves
Brainpop - parts of instruments
Create and play strawbones
Identify the characteristics of percussion instruments
Percussion, hit, shake, scrape
Brainpop – instrument family review game
Play rhythms on percussion instruemenst
Identify the characteristics of stringed instruments
Neck, strings, frets, body, tuning, pluck, strum
Use strings to create different pitches (vibration)
Instruments of the Orchestra
See how the instruments of the orchestra work together in a piece of music and how they can represent characters of a story.
Review vocab from weeks 19-22
Peter and the Wolf
Review instrument families
Focus on individual instruments within the orchestra and what family they belong to.
Zin, Zin, Zin, A Violin
What is sound, where does it come from, how does it travel
Students will visit different stations and learn about vibrations and how sound travels.