January Update: Art, Music & Computer by Mrs. Gulleman
6th Grade Art: Map Your Space
Students completed a diagram of their room and added color using oil pastels on black paper. Next, students will begin their Ancient Greek Vase. Can’t wait to see what they create!!!
Art : Ancient Greek Vase Painting
Students will illustrate a Greek myth on a paper vase utilizing drawing techniques and engaging their prior knowledge of Greek culture.
Students will complete a rough draft of their vase. They will outline in pencil and fill in with pastel, terra cotta colored, describing an ancient Greek myth of their choosing.
Peter and The Wolf – Cincinnati Orchestra Sound Discovery (Classic for Kids)
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.
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”
Students will research different genres of music, developing research tech skills, presenting information in a PowerPoint Presentation
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.