Subject: Music Theory
1. Topic-
Major chord progressions and their application in music
2. Content-
Commonly used chord progressions: I, IV, V, I and ii, V, I.
Vocab. Chord Progression, Major chord, minor chord, and interval
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. To teach students how to build a major and minor chord.
2. To teach students how to apply these chords to a chord progression.
3. To demonstrate how the learned chord progressions can be applied to music.
4. Objectives-
1. To prsent the materail clearly so it is fully understood.
2. To create clear visual examples on Finale.
3. Provide clear aural examples using Garage Band.
5. Materials and Aids-
Finale and Garage Band
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. How to build a major chord
2. How to find and build the IV and V chord
3. How to use them in a progression

B. Development-

1. Demonstrate intervals on finale
2. Demonstrate the built chords on finale
3. Demonstrate the progression using finale

C. Practice-

1. Have class build chords together in a different key using chalk board to demonstrate.
2. Have individuals build chords on their own using the chalk board for positive critisim.

D. Independent Practice-

1. How to build chords work sheet.
2. How to build chord progressions worksheets.
3. How to find chord progressions in a work excersises.

E. Checking for understanding-

1. Grade work sheets and excersises for a grade.
2. Make sure all questions students may have are answered.
3. Answer individual questions and work with students who may have difficulties personally.

F. Closure-

1. Demonstrate how progressions can be applied to music using Garage Band.
2. Allow class to apply their own progressions to music using Garage Band.

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