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'''Name of Teacher:''' Kristina Butke
 
'''Name of Teacher:''' Kristina Butke
  
'''Class/Grade/Language Level:''' High School, Low Level (can be adjusted to accommodate different skill levels)
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'''Class/Grade/Language Level:''' High School, Low Level  
  
 
'''Textbook''' Not applicable
 
'''Textbook''' Not applicable
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'''Preparation:'''
 
'''Preparation:'''
None required.  
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*Creation of a music playlist of 15-20 songs; each song is timed to play for 1 min/1 min 30 secs. The songs should reflect a wide variety of styles.
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*Requires laptop or other music player.
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*Additional speakers may be required.
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*Each student requires one pen or pencil and one piece of paper.
  
 
'''Class time:'''
 
'''Class time:'''
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'''How the Lesson Incorporates the Four Skills'''
 
'''How the Lesson Incorporates the Four Skills'''
*Reading: ''Students read their own work to check for accuracy and to share their work in front of the class
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*'''Reading:''' ''Students read their own work to check for accuracy and to share their work in front of the class
*Writing: ''Students label the images they draw to check their vocabulary. Students incorporate labeled words into full sentences. High-level students can write a short story incorporating the vocabulary instead of writing random sentences.''
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*'''Writing:''' ''Students label the images they draw to check their vocabulary. Students incorporate labeled words into full sentences.''
*Speaking: ''Students practice speaking when they share their sentences or their story out loud to the class.''
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*'''Speaking:''' ''Students practice speaking when they share their sentences or their story out loud to the class.''
*Listening: ''Students listen to music with English lyrics; students listen to spoken English from the instructor when directions are provided; students listen to each other share their work aloud.''
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*'''Listening:''' ''Students listen to music with English lyrics; students listen to spoken English from the instructor when directions are provided; students listen to each other share their work aloud.''
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'''PART ONE: MUSIC AND DRAWING'''
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Instructor explains the rules for part one. Optional: writing the names of the musical genres in the playlist on the board and going over them with the class.
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INSTRUCTIONS
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*Students should sit in groups.
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*Each student in the group gets their own piece of paper.
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*When the song starts playing, students will start drawing whatever they feel like on their paper, ideally letting the music inspire them or set the tone of their art.
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*The song will change automatically after a minute or so. When the students hear the song change, they pass their paper to the student on their left. If students lose track of when the music changes, instructors can say "switch" to remind them to change papers.
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*When students get a new paper, they immediately start drawing. They can draw either a new image on the paper or build onto an original image.
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*For the duration of the playlist, students will rotate their papers in a circle repeatedly and should fill the entire page with multiple images.

Revision as of 02:04, 7 March 2017

Name of Teacher: Kristina Butke

Class/Grade/Language Level: High School, Low Level

Textbook Not applicable

Goal:

  • Cultural awareness: Introduce musical genres and styles from the ALT's native or adopted culture
  • Creativity: Enhance students' spontaneity and artistic talent
  • Language: Check vocabulary and comprehension; practice reading aloud.

Preparation:

  • Creation of a music playlist of 15-20 songs; each song is timed to play for 1 min/1 min 30 secs. The songs should reflect a wide variety of styles.
  • Requires laptop or other music player.
  • Additional speakers may be required.
  • Each student requires one pen or pencil and one piece of paper.

Class time: Requires full class time. 45-50 minutes.

How the Lesson Incorporates the Four Skills

  • Reading: Students read their own work to check for accuracy and to share their work in front of the class
  • Writing: Students label the images they draw to check their vocabulary. Students incorporate labeled words into full sentences.
  • Speaking: Students practice speaking when they share their sentences or their story out loud to the class.
  • Listening: Students listen to music with English lyrics; students listen to spoken English from the instructor when directions are provided; students listen to each other share their work aloud.

PART ONE: MUSIC AND DRAWING Instructor explains the rules for part one. Optional: writing the names of the musical genres in the playlist on the board and going over them with the class.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Students should sit in groups.
  • Each student in the group gets their own piece of paper.
  • When the song starts playing, students will start drawing whatever they feel like on their paper, ideally letting the music inspire them or set the tone of their art.
  • The song will change automatically after a minute or so. When the students hear the song change, they pass their paper to the student on their left. If students lose track of when the music changes, instructors can say "switch" to remind them to change papers.
  • When students get a new paper, they immediately start drawing. They can draw either a new image on the paper or build onto an original image.
  • For the duration of the playlist, students will rotate their papers in a circle repeatedly and should fill the entire page with multiple images.