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Musical Instruments and Sounds – Foreign Musical Instruments | Classification of Foreign Musical Instruments Primary 4/Basic 4 Term 2 Week 2 Cultural and Creative Arts

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

SECOND TERM

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 4

THEME: MUSICAL INSTRUMENT AND SOUNDS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – As Stated in Second Term (Term 2) Week 1 Plan Lesson Notes for Primary Schools

 

TOPIC: FOREIGN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

2. Meaning of Foreign Musical Instruments

3. Examples and Categories of Foreign Musical Instruments

4. Playing Foreign Musical Instruments

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. define foreign musical instruments.

2. differentiate between local and foreign instruments.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can identify foreign musical instruments.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts and pictorial material showing diagrams of some musical instruments, rattles, xylophone, recorders, violin etc.

 

 

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. 

 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON 1 – FOREIGN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT 

Foreign musical instruments are objects that are used by foreigners to produce their own music which are incorporated into the Nigerian music.

 

EXAMPLES OF FOREIGN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 

1. Drum set

2. Electric guitar

3. Keyboard

4. Piano

5. Guitar

6. Drums

7. Violin

8. Saxophone

9. Flute

 

 

CLASSIFICATION OF FOREIGN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Foreign musical instruments are classified according to the sound produced –

1. Idiophones

2. Membranophones

3. Chordophones

4. Aerophones

5. Electrophones

 

 

LESSON 2 – CLASSIFICATION OF FOREIGN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 

IDIOPHONES

Idiophone is any musical instrument that produce sound through vibrating itself.

Examples of idiophones are wood block, bell, gong, clappers, and rattles

 

MEMBRANOPHONES

Membranophone is any musical musical instrument that produces sound vibrating a membrane.

Examples of membranophones are Drums, tambourines, and some gongs.

 

CHORDOPHONES

Chordophone is any musical instrument that produce sound by vibrating strings.

It is divided into five basic types – bows, harps, lutes, lyres, and zither.

 

AEROPHONES

Aerophones is any musical instrument that produce sound by blowing or vibrating air.

Examples of aeroplanes are whistle, sexophone, flute, bassoon, clarinet and oboe.

 

ELECTROPHONES

Electrophones is any musical instrument that produce sound by electronic means.

Examples of aeroplanes are guitars, pianos, etc.

 

 

PRACTICE AND PLAY FOREIGN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 

 

 

PRESENTATION

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. Displays sample of foreign musical instruments (if available) or chart showing foreign musical instruments.

3. Lets the pupils examine, identify and describe each of the instrument.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and the foreign musical instruments.

4. Uses the samples or chart to introduce the lesson.

Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction.

5. Explains the meaning of foreign musical instruments.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of foreign musical instruments.

6. Lets the pupils differentiates between local and foreign musical instruments.

Pupil’s Activities – Differentiation and writes down in the notebook.

7. Discuss the classification of foreign musical instruments.

Pupil’s Activities – Classify foreign musical instruments with appropriate examples.

8. Invite an expert to train the pupils in groups or pairs on how to play some of the instruments or takes them for a trip to the nearest church that has some of these instruments.

Pupil’s Activities – Take in the training or trip.

9. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary and write as instructed.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – classifies four families of local. instruments.
  • Next Lesson –

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Asks pupils to:

1. explain the meaning of foreign musical instruments.

2. name at last three foreign musical instruments.

3. differentiate between local and foreign musical instruments.

4. state 4 classification of foreign musical instruments with appropriate examples.

5. practice and play some of the foreign musical instruments.