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  1. 1. Special education 2: Inclusive Strategies<br />Online conference presentation<br />
  2. 2. A Unit on Popular Music for a Year 10 class<br />Key Learning Areas include:<br /><ul><li>Aural skills
  3. 3. Harmony
  4. 4. Musicology
  5. 5. Composition
  6. 6. Performance </li></li></ul><li>Objectives and Outcomes:<br /> The students will use the “Musical Concepts” of...<br />Duration<br />Pitch<br />Texture<br />Tone Colour<br />Tempo<br />Dynamics and Expressive Techniques<br />
  7. 7. Differentiated Instruction<br />Layered curriculum-a way of giving students a choice in their education<br />It teaches students accountability<br />It encourages higher level thinking <br />
  8. 8. Differentiated Instruction cont.<br />There will be 3 layers of assignments for the students.<br />Layer A-advanced work<br />Layer B- intermediate work<br />Layer C- general work<br />Points will be assigned to each particular assessment . Students choose the level of work at which they can apply themselves in their goal to attain as many points as possible!<br />
  9. 9. C Layer assignments -Basic Understanding of Popular Music:<br />Take notes from daily classes<br />Watch a DVD of a live concert of a band and write a page on the band’s performance techniques<br />Using the concepts of music write a review of a top 40 song <br />
  10. 10. C Layer assignments: Basic Understanding of Popular Music <br />Make 15 flash cards describing the concepts of music used in Hip Hop music-choose 2 pieces to base this on<br />From the list of chord charts pick 2 Rock’n’Roll songs to perform to the class<br />Complete the aural skills worksheet on the song “She’s A Mod” by Melbourne surf rock band Mach Pelican <br />Complete the worksheet comparing and contrasting Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ “People Ain’t No Good” with Nancy Vandal’s “When I Squeeze My Nose I Sound Like Axel Rose”<br />
  11. 11. C Layer assignments: Basic Understanding of Popular Music <br />Write 2 paragraphs on how the musical concepts are used to write a song in the style of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers<br />Research 3 different types of popular music styles and write a small half page report on each one<br />
  12. 12. B Layer assignments: Intermediate Understanding of Popular Music<br />Find a popular music genre which is the most in-depth with regards to Duration and Tempo. Look at 3-4 genres and compare+contrast<br />Pick 2 pop songs with an emphasis on Dynamics and Expressive Techiques and notate the pieces using graphic notation<br />
  13. 13. A Layer assignments: Advanced Understanding of Popular Music<br />Composition- compose a piece of music 1-2 minutes long in a style of pop music of your choice. Notate the composition in either graphic or traditional style. Keep a process journal to show your work. It can have lyrics or just be instrumental. <br />
  14. 14. A Layer assignments: Advanced Understanding of Popular Music<br />Musicology Assignment- research a style of popular music or band/artist from the 1950s to present day. Give a 5 min presentation to the class with short musical examples. There will be a short Q+A session from the class afterwards.<br />
  15. 15. A Layer assignments: Advanced Understanding of Popular Music<br />Performance- this can be either a solo or an ensemble performance of a pop song. Students will be marked on technicality and stylistic interpretation<br />
  16. 16. What should students be expected to do?<br />More advanced students must attempt assignments from all 3 layers<br />The intermediate students must attempt the B and C layers though may attempt A if they wish<br />General students are expected to attempt C layers. They may attempt other layers if they wish.<br />