Lesson 1

Learning Intention

To learn about the woodwind family of the orchestra.

Lesson Information

Watch George Meets the Orchestra:

  • Research the names of all of the instruments in the woodwind family using the website classicsforkids.com. In the Play section click on instruments of the orchestra and then you will be able to hear the sounds of different woodwind instruments.
  • Write the names of all the woodwind instruments you have found.

Reflection

How many woodwind instruments did you find? 

If you would like to share your learning with me send an email to lscott@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 2

Learning Intention

To learn about the brass family of the orchestra.

Lesson Information

  • Watch Little Einsteins – Leo and the musical families.
  • Research the names of all of the instruments in the brass family using the website classicsforkids.com. In the Play section click on instruments of the orchestra and then you will be able to hear the sounds of different brass instruments.
  • Write the names of all the brass instruments you have found.

Reflection

How many brass instruments did you find? 

If you would like to share your learning with me, send an email to lscott@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 3

Learning Intention

To learn about the string family of the orchestra.

Lesson Information

  • Research the names of all of the instruments in the string family using the video and the website classicsforkids.com. In the Play section click on instruments of the orchestra and then you will be able to hear the sounds of different string instruments.
  • Write the names of all the string instruments you have found.
  • For fun – Watch Cello Wars (Star Wars Parody).

Reflection

how many string instruments did you find? 


Lesson 4

Learning Intention

To learn about the percussion family of the orchestra.

Lesson Information

  • Make a list of all of the percussion instruments that you can think of.
  • Then watch the instructional video and see if you can see and hear some more percussion instruments.
  • If time, log on to the school portal and click on ABC Kids music.

Reflection

What was your favourite percussion instrument and why? 

If you would like to share your learning with me, send an email to lscott@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au