Music Theatre

TeacherSarah Wilson
Subject AreaMusic Theatre
Grade Level6-8
Week #2nd Semester
Unit of InstructionMadagascar Jr.
Standard(s) Taught

Identify, aurally, a variety of vocal styles and ensembles. (MU.68.C.1.4)

Critique, using correct music vocabulary, changes in one’s own or others’ musical performance resulting from practice or rehearsal. (MU.68.C.2.2)

Sing or play melodies by ear with support from the teacher and/or peers. (MU.68.S.1.4)

Perform music from memory to demonstrate knowledge of the musical structure. (MU.68.S.2.1)

Demonstrate knowledge of major and minor tonalities through performance and composition. (MU.68.O.2.2)

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Audition, rehearse, and perform Madagascar Jr. 
Classroom Activities
  • Listen to and analyze musical numbers of Madagascar Jr. 
  • Learning and rehearsing, Madagascar Jr. 
  • Discuss and practice proper posture and breathing for projection on stage
Assignments Due
  • Daily participation: full marks are given when student demonstrates proper posture, follows instructions, and demonstrates a willingness to try
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