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Teresa Fraraccio

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Exploring World Music - Australia

Good morning, Music Explorers! Are you wearing your Music Explorer hat? Are you ready to dive into new territory? Last week, we talked about a special genre (style) of music called World Music. It is very different to the music we normally hear on the radio. The instruments, rhythms, melodies and voices (even the purpose behind the music) makes World Music colorful and really interesting. World music is the sound of traditional instruments played in unique ways. World music carries the history and beliefs of a culture. Are you ready to listen carefully for the clues in today's lesson: listening for rhythm, melody, tempo, instrumentation and voice? Today we begin exploring music from one of the oldest cultures on Planet Earth - Australian aboriginal music. Learning Intention: I will be learning facts about some of the key features of Australian aboriginal music. I will be looking for what makes it unique. Success Criteria: I will be successful when * I can remember FIVE facts about Australian aboriginal music. * I can describe some of the instruments used in traditional Australian aboriginal music * I can express what surprised me about my learning today * I can respond to my learning with an inquiry - asking "I wonder why.....about Australian aboriginal music?" Tap link and watch the video on Clickview (remember to sign in with your email for access if asked). See if you can answer the interactive questions along the way Tap mic OR tap video and record your answers to the prompts on the response page. Tap add and upload your answers Adjusted Learning: Watch the video and aim for one or two of the success criteria today. Use the mic to answer the questions. Extension Learning: If you love learning and LOVE science, then go the next step in exploring and research into HOW a didgeridoo makes its unique sound? What is the science behind it? Video tape your findings wearing your Music Explorer hat!

4th Grade, 3rd Grade, 5th Grade, Music
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