1. Topic-
Saxophone
 
2. Content-
Keeping Time with your foot. Reading music. Scales. Fingering charts
 
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Learn how to keep time with your feet.
2.Reading music better
3.Learn how to finger sharps and flats
 
4. Objectives-
1.How to keep time
2.Learn sharps and flats
3.Finger notes better
 
5. Materials and Aids-
Quizzes. Fingering chart. Scales chart. Sheet music. Worksheets.
 
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.How to keep time with your foot.
2.How to finger sharps and flats
3.How to read music
 

B. Development-

1.Show finger chart and practice how to finger sharps and flats. Sharps and flats are either a half step up or a half step down from the natural note
2.Show an easy way to keep time with your foot. Practice tempos and teach how to find different tempos in a song.
3.Show how to read music better by practicing the notes. Giving a small song and asking to site read.
 

C. Practice-

1.Giving worksheets on how to identify notes
2.Practicing how to keep time with your foot
3.Giving worksheets on reading music
 

D. Independent Practice-

1.Giving a quiz on identifying notes
2.Giving a song and seeing hoe well they know the timing
3.Testing them on how well they know the notes and flats and sharps
 

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Reminding them of the notes and going slow on the fingering
2.Taking the time to reexplain the concept of sharps and flats
3.Spend more time on keeping time and giving a quiz on how to keep time
 

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Giving an assignment to learn a song and telling them to write down what they had trouble with.
2.Quizzing them with an oral review of what they had learned that day
3.Asking of they have questions
 

G. Closure-

1.Assign homework assignment that follows the plan
2.Reminding them of key concepts.
 

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