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Classification of Musical Instruments

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 4

THEME: MUSICAL INSTRUMENT AND SOUNDS 

TOPIC: Classification of Musical Instruments 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to classify foreign musical instruments in four.

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned to local musical instruments.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts and pictorial material showing diagrams of some musical instruments, rattles, xylophone, recorders, violin etc.

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

CLASSIFICATION OF LOCAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS INTO FOUR FAMILIES 

  1. Aerophonic – These are classes of wind instrument, e.g. opi, oja, horn, kakaki, etc. It is played by blowing air into the instrument through mouth.
  2. Chordophonic – There are classes of string instrument, e.g. goji, garaya, une, kutigi, molo, kaburu, etc.
  3. Idophonic – These are classes of raffle instrument, e.g. udu, gong, ekwe, sekere, xylophone, split wooden – drum, etc. They produced by shaking, hitting or striking, etc.
  4. Menbranophonic – drums

Read related post – Lesson plan/note on Local Musical Instruments 

CLASSIFICATIONS OF FOREIGN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS INTO FOUR FAMILIES 

  1. Strings – violin, viola
  2. Brass trumpet, saxophone
  3. Wood wind – flute  piccolo
  4. Percussion – triangle, base drum.

Read related post – Lesson plan/note on Foreign Musical Instruments

PRESENTATION

  • To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Classifies four families of foreign musical instruments with examples.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – State classes four families of foreign musical instruments with examples.
  4. Lets the pupils differentiates between local and foreign musical instruments.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Differentiation and writes down in the notebook.

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – classifies four families of local. instruments.

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

  1. explain the meaning of foreign musical instruments.
  2. name at last three foreign musical instruments.
  3. state four classes of foreign musical instruments, with examples.
  4. differentiate between local and foreign musical instruments.
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