Lesson Plan: Antonio Vivaldi

“Spring” from The Four Seasons

GRADES K-2

Overview:

Over the 3 lessons, the Concept Areas of Rhythm (Tempo and Patterns), Melody, Form, Expression, and Tone Color/Timbre are used. Skills developed over the 3 lessons are Singing, Moving, Listening, Performing, Evaluating, Creating, and Relating music to other subject areas such as science, history, and literature (poetry).

Lessons Include:

  1. Tap and Play Along (to the Beat of “Spring”)
  2. A Blooming Story
  3. Play and Tell “A Blooming Story”


GRADES 3-6

Overview:

Over the 3 lessons, the Concept Areas of Rhythm (Tempo and Patterns), Melody, Form, Expression, and Tone Color/Timbre are used. Skills developed over the 3 lessons are Singing, Moving, Listening, Performing, Evaluating, Creating, and Relating music to other subject areas such as science, history, and literature (poetry).

Lessons Include:

  1. Poetry and Music: Tap to the Beat and Form
  2. Play the Bass Line to Accompany a Theme
  3. Comparing Different Versions: Instrumentation and Interpretation