Marking Period 3: Week 9

Creating your song & instrument

Please do not submit your Posted Lesson until you attend Virtual Lesson live or watch the recording this week. There is important information being presented this week that will help you with this assignment. Please read through this entire page with your Home Facilitator.

Part 1

Writing A Song

Create your own song that is at least 4 measures long. Use the button below titled "Staff Paper" to open and print the worksheet. If you are unable to print, please make your own page of music staves.


You will submit your written song to me in the assignment as an upload. Again, please do not submit anything until you attend Virtual Lesson live this week or watch the recording. Please compose neatly and consider using different note values such as: quarter notes, 8th notes, half notes, whole notes, quarter rests, 8th rests, etc. You can choose the meter you would like to use. Remember, we are only using these notes: B A G.


I also put the buttons for the BrainPOP Jr. & BrainPOP videos below if you would like to review or did not look at them last week.


username: leadership

password: virtual09

Part 2

Remember, you are only choosing 1 instrument.

Your instrument is not due for submission until Week 10's Virtual Lessons (March 22nd-24th) if you attend live or by Sunday, March 29th.

Supplies for African Drum

  • ***PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS DEPENDING ON THE MATERIALS YOU USE
  • 2 different sized round containers...there are many options (small & medium, medium & large)
  • plastic, metal, cardboard, or styrofoam containers such as: tupperware, coffee, soup, oatmeal, cups
  • 1 terra cotta pot will also do the trick as 1 of your containers!
  • Keep the lids!
  • If lids are not viable, latex balloon or glove, a piece of wax paper, or even fabric will work too
  • rubber bands or hair ties (must be able to wrap at least once around your circular item)
  • string/twine/yarn
  • scissors
  • glue or tape

Decorative Supplies

  • Not all are necessary
    • glue
    • tape
    • paper
    • stickers
    • markers
    • paint
    • glitter
    • yarn/string

Supplies for Didgeridoo

  • ***PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS DEPENDING ON THE MATERIALS YOU USE
  • At least 3 paper towel tubes, 6 toilet paper tubes, or 2 wrapping paper tubes
  • With a Home Facilitator's approval: 1 long pvc pipe (can be bought for under 10 bucks at hardware store)
  • 1 latex balloon or glove
  • 1 rubber band or hair tie
  • brown paper bags or plain paper
  • scissors

Decorative Supplies

  • Not all are necessary
    • glue
    • tape
    • paper
    • stickers
    • markers
    • paint
    • glitter
    • yarn/string

You do not need to submit your finished instrument for this assignment. Instead, please bring your instrument to Virtual Lesson during Week 10 (not this week, but next week!) and I will give further directions :)

Grading

For this assignment...

You will be graded solely on the song you create. Your instrument is not being graded until next week. Please scan and upload your finished song into the assignment. If you do not have a working scanner, you may take a picture with a device and upload that instead.


This assignment is worth 25 points. Please see the rubric below for the breakdown of the points.

Rubric for Song

Total of 25 points
  • 5 points for using staff paper (either printed or hand drawn)
  • 5 points for creating at least 4 measures of music
  • 5 points for using the notes B A G
  • 10 points for correct rhythm notation (note values add up correctly in the measures and are aligned with the meter chosen)