Lesson Plan: Robert Schumann

“The Happy Farmer” from Album for the Young

GRADES K-4

Overview:

Students will listen to music that expresses a particular occupation. Students will analyze the form of music, build upon the ability; and move to fit the steady beat and form.

Lessons Include:

  1. Figuring out the Form
  2. Moving to the Steady Beat and Form
  3. Tapping and “Reading” the Steady Beat