Music Notes and Their Values (Primary 5)

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

FIRST TERM

WEEK 10

PRIMARY 5

THEME – MUSIC 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – Pattern and Design 

TOPIC – MUSIC NOTES AND THEIR VALUES 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning of Music Notes

2. Types of Music Notes

3. Values of Music Notes

4. Clap the Rhythm of the Music Notes

 

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. explain music notes.

2. name examples of music note.

3. write the value of music note.

4. clap the rhythms of the music note.

 

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

MEANING MUSIC NOTES 

Music notes a song are symbols in the staff indicating the length of music notes.

 

NAMES OF MUSIC NOTES

Whole Note (Semibreve)

 

 

Half Note (Minim)

 

 

 

Quarter Note (Crotchet)

 

 

Eighth Note (Quaver)

 

 

Sixteenth note (Semiquaver)

 

 

 

Thirty Second Note (Demisemiquaver)

 

 

VALUES OF MUSIC NOTES AND DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN THE NOTE VALUES 

The duration of the sound depends on the note’s length (or values), which is specified by its shape, stem, or flag(s); and to every music note, there is an equivalent rest sign.

 

CLAP THE RHYTHMS OF THE MUSIC NOTES 

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 the music notes.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of music note.

3. Lists music notes.

Pupil’s Activities – Name examples of music notes.

4. Explains the values of music notes.

Pupils – List the duration or values of music notes.

 

 

5. Differentiates between these values.

Pupil’s Activities – Write the values of the music notes.

6. Claps the rhythm.

Pupil’s Activities – Clap the rhythmic pattern of the music note.

 

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. explain music notes.

2. name 4 examples of music note.

3. mention the values of music notes.

4. clap the rhythms of a crotchet – 2 minions and 2 semibreve