Dr. Lybarger is going to give us a tour of the new Recording Studio! Yippee!

Create a post for today AFTER you have come up with a project.

Final project checklist.      finalprojectchecklist

Discuss your choice of topic and how it will fit into your instructional plan for a course/grade level.  YOUR TOPIC MUST BE APPROVED BY DR. BARBER!

1. Create a title slide in PowerPoint for your final unit.

2. Use a photo or graphic plus the title of the unit. Take a screen shot and put it on your blog for today.

3. In a paragraph under the image, give rationale for the unit, what will be taught in general terms in each of the three lessons, grades for which the unit would work.

4. Finally write two behavioral objectives under your paragraph. This will show what the students will be able to do as a result of instruction.


“Jupiter” is an incredible piece from Gustav Holst’s suite The Planets. It shows great contrasts between the three sections. The students will identify the three sections and the transitions that connect them. We will investigate timbre and tempo and how they affect our perceptions of the composer’s purpose. The class will also create artwork that clearly reflects the three sections. This unit will be appropriate for grades 5-8.

The student will …

The student will…

Frameworks – http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/learning-services/curriculum-and-instruction/curriculum-framework-documents/fine-arts-new-courses-valid-july-1-2015

Common Core in Arkansas  – here