Lesson Plan: Edvard Grieg

“In the Hall of the Mountain King”, from Peer Gynt

GRADES K-2

Overview:

Over the 3 lessons, the Concept Areas of Rhythm/Tempo, Melody, Expressive Qualities, Form, and Tone Color (optional) are used. Skills developed over the 3 lessons are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments, Creating, and Relating music to other subject areas such as history and literature.

Lessons Include:

  1. Move to the Beat and Its Speed
  2. Move to the Rhythm and See it
  3. Act Out a Musical Play


GRADES 3-5

Overview:

Over the 3 lessons, the Concept Areas of Beat/Tempo, Rhythm, Melody, Expressive Qualities, Form, and Tone Color are used. Skills developed over the 3 lessons are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments, Creating, Notating/Reading, Evaluating, and Relating music to other subject areas.

Lessons Include:

  1. Rhythm and Phrase Pass-Off!
  2. Playing Percussion Scores
  3. Combining Beat and Rhythm