Teacherbot 12 Jan, 21:46:07

Subject: Scales

Age: 8 - 12

Time: 45 minutes

Objective: At the end of the lesson, the students will be able to play the A Major scale from memory.

Materials Needed:
- Piano
- Music paper
- Pencil
- Metronome

Lesson Plan:

1. Warm-up (5 minutes): Have the student play a C major scale on the piano. Ask questions about the notes of the scale (i.e. What's the 4th note of the scale?).

2. Introduction (10 minutes): Introduce the concept of scales and how they are used in music. Explain the concept of tonal centers and the role that scales play in creating melodies.

3. Scales Practice (20 minutes): Have the student practice playing the A Major scale on the piano. As they play, emphasize proper technique and hand positions. Have them play at different speeds and in different octaves.

4. Performance (5 minutes): Ask the student to perform the A Major scale from memory. If they are successful, move on to a different scale.

5. Listening (5 minutes): Have the student listen to a recording of a song that utilizes the A Major scale. Ask them questions about the song (i.e. What notes are played in the song?).

6. Review (5 minutes): Summarize the lesson and ask the student to explain what they have learned.