Begin an Early Rock and Roll Unit covering Buddy Holly, Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Little Richard and how Pat Boone affected the Rock and Roll scene.
Alan Freed and Dick Clark: We will discuss their contributions to the early rock and roll industry and also how they were personally affected by the payola scandal.
American Pie Lyric Analysis
Shirley Ellis The Name Game
The Clapping Song
THE DIXIE CUPS
Chapel of Love
TOMMY JAMES AND THE SHONDELLS
Crimson and Clover
Yummy, Yummy, Yummy
Instrument Families and the Orchestra. We will discover the unique differences between instruments, understand the groups (families) of instruments, how an orchestra is organized (seating of sections), view instrument demonstrations by professional musicians (video).
What is music? What defines music? We will discuss rhythm, beats and how sound is organized to create music. Explore creating rhythm combinations through observing STOMP scenes and video.
Random Items Assignment – small groups use random items available in classroom to create a four-measure rhythm piece.