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Year 8

Year/Stage:8/4

Lesson/Period:

Lesson Length: 52 mins

Topic/Main Concept/Theme: Graphic score


SYLLABUS CONTENT to be covered
Using non-traditional notation methods to create a score and record it.

SYLLABUS OUTCOMES to be covered


4.2 performs music using different forms of notation and different types of technology
across a
broad range of musical styles.
4.4 demonstrates an understanding of musical concepts through exploring, experimenting,
improvising, organising, arranging and composing.
4.5 Notates compositions using traditional and/or non-traditional notation.
Students will learn to:
Students will learn about:
- perform musical compositions and
- understanding various forms of musical
arrangements individually and/or
notation used in the repertoire studied
in groups
- creating simple compositions both
- perform music that uses different
individually and in groups
forms of musical notation and
- notating compositions using various
technologies
forms of
- explore forms of musical notation,
traditional and non-traditional notation
including computer-based
applications, as a method of
recording their own musical ideas
Learning
Performing
Composing
Listening
Experiences
Duration

Pitch

Dynamics and expressive techniques

Tone Colour

Texture

Structure

ICT

Aboriginal and
Indigenous

Musical Concepts

Cross Curriculum
Content
Difference and
Diversity
Collecting
Key Competencies
Analysing and
organising
information
Using
mathematical
ideas and
techniques
Literacy
Spelling and formatting

Prior Knowledge/Experience
N/a
However experience with
recording programs/apps will
be a benefit.

Civics and
Citizenship

Environment

Work,
Employment
and Enterprise
Gender

Communicatin
g ideas and
Information

Planning and
organising
activities

Working with others


in teams

Solving
problems

Using
Technology

Numeracy
Maths problems dividing nine scenes into 60
seconds etc.

Considerations/Preparation
Resources/Materials/Technology
-iPads
-continually monitor all groups to
ensure their on task and not
misbehaving.

Key Vocab
Score
Recording
Scenes
Timeline
Animals sounds

STAGE OF
LESSON

TEACHER
ACTIONS

STUDENT
ACTIONS

INTRODUCTION

-Introduce myself/
mark role
-Lesson brief

BODY

Separate students
into their groups and
check their progress.

Working on their
graphic scores.

Once graphic score


is complete their
group can be
allocated a quiet
place for some
recording.

Working on
recordings using
their iPads in a
quiet area.
Garage band is a
popular app for this
process.
Return to
classroom when
asked.

CONCLUSION

Gather students
back in the
classroom to
conclude the lesson
before dismissing.

TIME

RESOURCES

5 mins

Task sheet
iPads
40 mins.
This time will
be divided
differently from
group to
group.

5-7 mins