Lesson Plan: Gioachino Rossini

“Finale” from William Tell Overture

GRADES K-2

Overview:

Over the three lessons, the Concept Areas of Rhythm, Melody, Expressive Qualities and Tone Color are used. Skills developed are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments, Creating and Relating music to other subject areas such as history and literature.

Lessons Include:

  1. Soft, Slow and Smooth Beat
  2. Loud or Soft, Fast, and Separated
  3. Listen, Move, Play
  4. Sing an Opera!


GRADES 3-5

Overview:

Over the three lessons, all six of the Concept Areas of Rhythm, Melody, Form, Timbre, Expressive Qualities and Harmony are used. Skills developed are Singing, Moving, Listening, Playing Instruments and Relating music to other subject areas.

Lessons Include:

  1. Meter and Conducting
  2. Form, Rhythm and Melody
  3. Harmony and History