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Looking to use Middle School Extra May Lesson in your Middle School classroom?

While teaching this learning module you will cover multiple concepts including: Beat, Tempo, Timbre of Unpitched Instruments

You'll also cover the themes of: Composers, Our Musical World, North America, Central America, Careers, 1900s

Middle School Extra May Lesson

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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  1. Review “My Landlord”
  2. Practice the clap pattern
  3. Review the clap game
  4. Do the clap game and sing “My Landlord”
  5. Create and Perform an Accompaniment
  6. Review a Bucket/Desk drum routine for “My Landlord” (compile two slides)
  7. Review the dance steps for “Los Machetes”
  8. Dance “Los Machetes”

Extensions

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can create an accompaniment for a song.
  • I can listen and respond to music.

Review “My Landlord”

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Song Used: My Landlord

Review “My Landlord”

Listen to the song.

Practice the clap pattern

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Song Used: My Landlord

Practice the clap pattern

Review the clap game

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Song Used: My Landlord

Review the clap game

Watch students perform the clap game.

Try the pattern with a partner.

If you can't do partner games, go on to the desk drum version below.

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Do the clap game and sing “My Landlord”

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Song Used: My Landlord

Do the clap game and sing “My Landlord”

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Create and Perform an Accompaniment

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Song Used: My Landlord

Create and Perform an Accompaniment

Choose instruments or found sounds and create an accompaniment.

Review a Bucket/Desk drum routine for “My Landlord”

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Song Used: My Landlord

Review a Bucket/Desk drum routine for “My Landlord”

This is the pattern for the A section of the song.

Practice the A section.

If desk drumming:
top = top
rim = edge
click = click

Review the dance steps for “Los Machetes”

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Unit Used: Grades 5 and Middle School Dances

Review the dance steps for “Los Machetes”

Dance “Los Machetes”

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Unit Used: Grades 5 and Middle School Dances

Dance “Los Machetes”

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