- Students will know the different string instruments of the orchestra.
- Students will be able to identify each string instrument through visual and audio examples.
- Students will complete worksheet based around the string instruments of the orchestra.
Strings 15 minutes
Power point on the string instruments accompanied by audio/visual examples of each instrument. Students will take down key bits of information down about each string instrument in their music copybooks.
Violin features 10 minutes
Show students a violin. I will point out the features of a violin. Students will then be able to play and examine the violin and bow within class. They will know features such as: Strings, tuning pegs, chin rest and f holes.
Worksheet 15 minutes
Students will find each string instrument within the string family in their Bravo books. Using information they have learnt in class they will write a short description of each instrument on a worksheet. The worksheet will then be completed for homework. They will also be given a diagram of the violin on one of the worksheets. Each student must work individually and label each feature of the violin.
Phase 4 Videos
Students will watch videos on all the string instruments. Each video will be accompanied by questions allowing students to identify instruments aurally and visually.
Mario on the violin:
Rolling in the Deep: Cello
Lady Gaga: Viola
Mario: Double bass