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4th grade Art, Music & Computer Update by Mrs. Gulleman

Art 4th Grade

Celtic Letters

Objective:  Students illustrate their initials in the style of Celtic lettering

Procedure:  Students are introduced to background information regarding illuminated manuscript.  Students will begin a sketch of the lettering and will design a motif that is fitting to their personality.

Look for pictures of their Celtic Letters in the coming weeks!

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.

Assessment:  Students will follow listening map and complete the interactive assessment handout as they listen to the story.

Technology

First week of January,  students will begin working in Microsoft Excel. They will add a formula trying to solve a mystery.  Ask them about what they found out!

Students listen to the Classics for Kids intro. to Peter and the Wolf,  Complete online quick assessment on the computer.  Listen to Troika and complete the quick assessment on the computer.  2nd-4th grade will work on Typing Web once they have completed the Classics for Kids.

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