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Teacher: Amanda DeMarco Subject: Global Music: Europe Grade: 6th Date: February 21st & 24th, 2014

Time: 30 minutes Behavioral Objectives: SWBAT locate and label 7 continents of the world. SWBAT locate European countries of Italy, France, and Germany. SWBAT identify three primary operatic languages. SWBAT sing Are You Sleeping? in English, French, Italian, and German. PA Academic Standards: 9.1.5.E: Know and demonstrate how arts can communicate experiences, stories or emotions through the production of works in the arts. 9.2.5.C: Relate works in the arts to varying styles and genre and to the periods in which they were created (e.g., Bronze Age, Ming Dynasty, Renaissance, Classical, Modern, Post-Modern, Contemporary, Futuristic, others). 9.2.5.G: Relate works in the arts to geographic regions: Europe. 9.2.5.K: Identify, explain and analyze traditions as they relate to works in the arts (e.g., story telling plays, oral histories- poetry, work songs- blue grass). 9.2.5.J: Identify, explain and analyze historical and cultural differences as they relate to works in the arts. 9.3.5.A: Identify critical processes in the examination of works in the arts and humanities. Compare and contrast, analyze, interpret, form and test hypotheses. NAfME Standards: 1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. 6. Listening to, analyzing, and describing music. 7. Evaluating music and music performances. 9. Understanding music in relation to history and culture. Social Studies Core Standards: CC.8.5.6-8.G: Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts. Materials/Equipment: Computer, projector, pictures, maps, YouTube videos, recordings, white board and markers, paper and pencil. Activities and Procedures: Anticipatory Set: Remind students that the cultures we are learning about are very different from what we are used to and may seem funny to us, but it is normal to the people from that culture. Have students recall the seven continents. Ask what continent we recently learned about. Play clip of Bugs Bunnys Whats Opera, Doc?. Ask students what continent they think is next and why. Opera began in Europe. Lets travel west of Asia to Europe. Lesson Sequence:

1. Have students name characteristics about The Sound of Music. Did they sing more than they talked or vice versa? What language was it in? Explain how a musical and an opera are similar and different. They both have main characters, setting, plot, conflict, and resolution. They both have singing, dancing, and acting. The difference is that an opera is a play that is entirely in song. 2. The first opera created and performed was called Dafne, written by Jacopo Peri in 1598. Relate date of first opera to discovery of America (1492) and year Declaration of Independence was signed (1776). Draw timeline on board. Show map of Europe, and show map of specific countries of todays lesson. Explain that opera began in Italy and was performed in Italian, but has since branched out to other languages, the most common being Italian, French, and German, and English. 3. Play clip of Figaros Aria. This song is from the Barber of Seville. a. Fun Fact: originally a FRENCH play, made into an opera performed and sung in ITALIAN language, and the setting is in SPAIN. 4. Ask students to recall the four most common languages of opera. Show students differences in language by introducing Are You Sleeping. Closure: **If enough time, learn each by rote, singing line by line. **If not enough time, sing through each language for them and see if they can sing back whole thing with instrumental accompaniment. *If time, show JG Wentworth CASH NOW commercial. Evaluation: Assignment:

Are You Sleeping?


English Are you sleeping, are you sleeping? Brother John, Brother John, Morning bells are ringing, morning bells are ringing Ding Ding Dong, Ding Ding Dong. French Frre Jacques, Frre Jacques, Dormez vous? Dormez vous? Sonnes les matines, sonnez les matines, Din, din, don. Din, din, don. German Bruder Jakob, Bruder Jakob, Schlafst du noch? Schlafst du noch? Morgenglocken laeuten, Morgenglocken laeuten Ding dang dong, ding dang dong. Italian Fra Martino, campanaro Dormi tu? Dormi tu? Suona le campane, Suona le campane! Din don dan, din don dan.

VIDEO LINKS Whats Opera, Doc? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KHuuxWIilc Figaros Aria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq_0wPYFp9A Beginning and 3:15 JG Wentworth- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbGw3A9Dg-Q