Theory of Music | Fundamentals of Music | Notes on the Keyboard JSS 1 (Basic 7) – Cultural and Creative Arts

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CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

________ TERM

WEEK 

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)

THEME:

PREVIOUS LESSON 

 

TOPIC – THEORY OF MUSIC

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

2. Meaning of Theory of Music

3. Fundamentals of Music

4. Notes on the Keyboard

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

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

1. define the theory of music.

2. define the fundamentals of music.

3. state the fundamentals of music.

4. identify notes on the keyboard.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of music manuscripts, Pianos, Recorders, textbooks, notebooks.

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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

1. Scheme of Work

2. National Curriculum for SSS Classes

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

MEANING/DEFINITION OF THEORY OF MUSIC

Theory of music is the study of music in its entirety, how music works, the language and notation, and elements of music.

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSIC

1. Pitch

2. Melody

3. Harmony

4. Rhythm

5. Texture

6. Timbre

7. Quality

8. Form or structure

 

NOTES ON THE KEYBOARD

A musical keyboard is the set of adjacent depressible levers or keys on a musical instrument.

There are seven natural notes on a piano: C, D, E, F, G, A, B.

 

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 students some questions; then, the teacher –

2. Defines the theory of music.

3. Outlines and explains the fundamentals of music.

4. Leads the class in discussion on fundamentals of music.

Student’s Activities – Participate in the class discussion.

5. Guides the students to represent the appropriate notation in their manuscripts e.g pitch, rhythm, texture etc.

Student’s Activities – Use their manuscripts to write notes.

6. Guides the students to identify and draw notes on the keyboard.

Student’s Activities – Draw the different lines, spaces and name them. Sing or play the scale.

7. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Student’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

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 

Ask students to:

1. define and state the theory of music.

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2. list the fundamentals of music.

3. mention two they have drawn in the music manuscripts.