Creating Music with Solfa Notation Values (Primary 5)

Last Updated on July 22, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 3 – CREATING MUSIC 

WEEK 4 – SOLFA NOTATION VALUE 

PRIMARY 5

THEME – MUSIC 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – ARTS – MEANING AND ORIGIN 

TOPIC – CREATING MUSIC AND SOLFA NOTATION VALUES 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. write values of solfa names.

2. formulation of poems.

3. set words to solfa notation.

4. clap rhythm of the phrase set to music.

5. play music.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Singing and listening to music

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Manuscript

Pencil

Eraser

Ruler

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTION

MUSIC VALUES 

Music notation is a system of signs used to represent music sounds. There are two – staff notation and sol-fa notation.

Staff notation has seven notes. They are often written on the staff.

Sol-fa notation is music notes that are usually replaced seven notes of staff notation. It is represented by seven short words, namely do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do. It has the abbreviations d, r, m, f, s, l, t, d.

 

 

POEM WRITING 

 

SETTING G POEM SOLFA

John bull my son, I sent you to school

d d r m

s r r m f

f f m m d r t d

 

Some have food but cannot eat

d d d t l t d

r r m s l r d t

r f m d t r d

d d d d d t d

 

H I P for the Hip for the hip-po-po

d d d t d r l t d l s

r r r r d r m d s

s l l l l l d r m d r t d

 

PLAY MUSIC OR SING AND CLAP RHYTHM

IF YOU’RE HAPPY AND YOU KNOW 

If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands.

If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands.

If you’re happy and you know it,

And you really want to show it,

If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands.

 

 

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. Explains what solfa values means.

Pupil’s Activities – Bar given solfa names.

3. Assists the pupils on how to compose text.

Pupil’s Activities – Compose text to a popular tune.

4. Fixes solfa values.

Pupil’s Activities – Fix the solfa name of the text.

5. Assists the pupils to clap rhythms.

Pupil’s Activities – Clap the rhythm.

6. Plays a phrase.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teachers piano playing.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. complete the following in complete phrase d mm f s m…..

2. compose a simple text to music.

3. bar the phrase.

4. clap rhythm.