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You'll also cover the themes of: Composers, 1800s

Middle School Extra Lesson – October Week 5

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Themes(s):
Composers, 1800s
Grades(s):
Middle School
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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  1. Play along with “Hobgoblin”
  2. Learn about composer Robert Schumann
  3. Review the actions for the double dutch challenge
  4. Do the double dutch challenge with “Monster Mash”
  5. Learn the cup game with “Monster Mash”
  6. Create a rondo with treats
  7. Create a rondo with Halloween treats
  8. Review your spooky story and play it with sound effects

Extensions:

Musicplay is a menu. The teacher is not expected to teach every song or activity. Choose the songs and activities from the list that will best fit your schedule and the needs of your students.

Objectives

  • I can play along with music.
  • I can create and perform rhythmic patterns.

Play along with "Hobgoblin"

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Listening Selection Used: “Hobgoblin” from Scenes from Childhood

Play along with "Hobgoblin"

Play along with music composed by Schumann.
This is an animated video. You can choose 3 instruments to play with A, B, C sections.

If you don't have instruments, choose body percussion or found sounds.

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Learn about composer Robert Schumann

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Learn about composer Robert Schumann

Watch the video to learn about composer Robert Schumann.

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Review the actions for the double dutch challenge

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Review the actions for the double dutch challenge

Watch the video to learn and set up for the double dutch challenge.

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Do the double dutch challenge with "Monster Mash"

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Unit Used: Halloween

Do the double dutch challenge with "Monster Mash"

Monster Mash is 140 bpm. If it's too fast for your students use the gear wheel to slow it down while they're learning the steps.

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Learn the cup game with "Monster Mash"

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Learn the cup game with "Monster Mash"

A printable of how to play the cup game is available in supporting resources.

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Create a rondo with treats

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Create a rondo with treats

Create a rondo with treats.

This is the printable version. You can download it from Supporting Resources.

A link to the interactive version of the rondo follows.

Create a rondo with Halloween treats

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Unit Used: Halloween

Create a rondo with Halloween treats

Create a rondo with Halloween treats.

Review your spooky story and play it with sound effects

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Unit Used: Halloween

Review your spooky story and play it with sound effects

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