ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Arts Education (3 - 12), or Technology Education (3 - 5)
Title: Rainforest Music
Description: During this lesson, the world of the rainforest will come alive. Students will have the opportunity to explore the music of the rainforest and create a musical instrument of their own. The Internet will be used as a tool to gather additional information for students to use in a multimedia presentation.
Subject: Arts Education (6 - 12)
Title: The 7 Essentials of Tone Production
Description: This is an ongoing lesson for Middle Level bands. The 7 concepts that are taught affect every aspect of a young instrumentalist's performance. The lesson uses teacher/peer modeling and recordings of professional musicians and service bands to demonstrate the desired tonal qualities.