Subject: Drumming in Africa
1. Topic-
Drum Language in Africa
2. Content-
1. Teacher checks to learn what students may already know on the subject
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Students understand what is taught
2.Students understand what is to be done
4. Objectives-
1.Teacher's statement of congratulations to students as a result of their desired learning
2.Teacher's statement of looking forward to good performances on the part of students
3.Teacher statement as to what is expected in behavior and learning.
5. Materials and Aids-
1.Picture of two African Drums and a young Ayan drummer from Ghana
2. Paper for students to create their own concepts of African drums along with paper, pencils, crayons and scissors
3.Possibly a computer with connection to the Internet and equipped with technology to display a webcam, mike, and music notation
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Teacher pre-visits classroom to prepare materials and tools needed
2.Teacher introduces self, followed by introduction of students to one another
3.Introduction of lesson

B. Development-

1.Teacher learning what students may already know on the subject
2.If no computer is available, teacher distributes written material explaining the talking drums and demonstrates how a young Afrcan speaks phrases and words utilizing a drum.

C. Practice-

1.Hands clap rhythms and tap thighs
2.Feet tap floor and hands tap thighs

D. Independent Practice-

1.Students work in smaller groups with one another and practice drumming exercises with partners
2.Older students measure the progress of younger students as well as those in their age groups
3.Students are encouraged to practice what they have learned at home before parents, relatives and friends

E. Checking for understanding-

1.Students work on their own creativity
2.Students ask questions
3.Students discuss
7. Evaluation-
1.Group reporting
2.Did you enjoy the activity?
What did you learn?
Teacher summarizes what was learned
8. Teacher Reflection-
Teacher reflects on what went well, and plans to eliminate that which was less effective.

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