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January Update: Art, Music & Computers by Mrs. Gulleman

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Art 5th Grade

The Math of Maps

Objective:  Students will learn to visualize an area in their community from a bird’s eye perspective and compare and contrast the relative proportions of the area.  Students create a two-dimensional treasure hunt map of a three-dimensional are containing distances between one point and another point to find hidden treasures.

Procedure:  Students will research island and brainstorm ideas during technology. They will sketch an idea.  They will add a map key or legend identifying various symbols with in the map.  They will complete an island map and glue it to mounting paper.  They will create a clay item representing the treasure to be found on their island.

Pictures coming soon!

Middle School Music

Peter and The Wolf – Cincinnati Orchestra Sound Discovery (Classic for Kids)

Objective:  Students will identify the sounds of a variety of orchestral instruments; demonstrate how music communicates meaning of text, feelings, moods or images and influences personal preference; use supporting details to identify and describe main ideas characters and setting; identify music terminology:  timbre (tone color) instruments by family, aurally and visually; observe dramatic productions; experience music created for a variety of purpose.

Procedure:  Students will be introduced to the characters in the story; students will use the listening map for Peter and The Wolf and listen to the recording via Classic for Kids website.

Middle School Students are to complete music handout responding to “Troika” from Lt. Kije Suite, Classics for Kids.

 

Middle School Grades 5-8

“Composers by Period Research”

Objective:  Students will research different genres of music, developing research tech skills, presenting information in a PowerPoint Presentation

Procedure:  Students will use the Classic for Kids website to research different styles of music, they will take notes and type notes into a PowerPoint presentation to be presented to the class.

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