Music Lesson- The Orchestra
The child will be enabled to:
Identify the various instruments in an orchestra and recognise their sounds.
The children will learn about the four families of instruments in the orchestra-percussion,brass, strings and woodwind
The children will improvise and create their own musical composition using a sound story as inspiration
The children will
perform in pairs/ groups using various percussion instruments
This pack includes a detailed lesson plan, vibrant powerpoint, sound story activity sheets for the children and orchestra flashcards.
Teacher needs access to various simple instruments such as tambourines, triangles, maracas, castanets, bells and a glockenspiel. The children can also improvise and experiment with body percussion.The lesson is suitable for middle classes and could be extended for 5th/6th.