Sing . Play . Dance . Act . Read .


Orff Schulwerk & Kodály

 

GENERAL
MUSIC PHILOSOPHY

LESSON 
COMPONENTS
1. Opening Activities:
"Hello Children!"

Opening activities can vary from day to day but students will always be greeted with a "Sol-Mi" pattern as a way to enter the Mountaineer Camp.

2. Questions of the Day: "Can I...?"

Student learning objectives for the day are written in "Can I..." format prior to instruction and "I Can..." after instruction.

3. Hike of the Day:
Creating (CE)

This is the first part of the lesson where students are introduced to and are given the opportunity to explore the learning concepts through various means. 



4. Mountain Top: 
Producing/Performing (PR)

This is a part of the lesson where all the actions happen: singing, dancing, playing instruments, or even musical games at times. It is a time where students share what they've learned from the "Hike of the Day".



5. Hang Gliding:
Responding/Reflecting (RE)

Hang Gliding is a time where students have the opportunity to apply, extend, and relate what they've learned from the "Mountain Top" to their personal experiences.



Closure Activities:
"Goodbye Children!"

Ending activities may vary. However, students will always be greeted with a "Sol-Mi" pattern before leaving the Mountain Camp.