CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
THEME – ARTS AND CRAFTS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Things Associated with Traditional Festival and Important Values Derived from Traditional Festivals (Primary 2)
TOPIC – MELODIC PATTERNS OF TRADITIONAL SONG
Simple Melody using Solfa
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. explain melodic patterns.
2. identify the melody of a specified song.
3. sing a simple melody using tonic solfa notation and clap to it.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Melody is the pleasing arrangement of sound of music.
It is a group of musical notes that are good to our hear.
A sound can be in a rising tone or in falling tone. When these two tones are put together, it gives melody.
Melodic pattern is called tonic solfa or musical notes.
The tonic solfa is used to give sounds to our songs.
The musical notes are made up of eight (8) notes. And it is shortened to
1. d: (Do)
2. r: (Re)
3. m: (Mi)
4. f: (Fa)
5. s: (So)
6. l: (La)
7. t: (To)
8. d: (Do)
MELODY OF TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
d: d: s: s: l: l: s:
How I wonder what you are
f: f: m: m: r: r: d:
Up above the world so high
s: s: f: f: m: m: r:
Like a diamond in the sky
f: f: m: m: r: r: d:
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
2. Leads the pupils to sing or listening to a music.
Pupil’s Activities – Sing or listening to a music.
3. Discusses what melody and melodic patterns are.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the discussion.
4. Creates exercises using the modulation.
Pupil’s Activities – Pupils practices random movement with the modulator.
5. Guides pupils on melody making.
Pupil’s Activities – Sing a melody pattern written by the teacher.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
1. identify the melody of a given music.
2. run the scale with the modulator.
3. sing a song using the melodic pattern given by the teacher in solfa notation.