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Year 7 Music
Gamelan Music
Deadline: 29/04/2013

Name:

Form:

Target grade:

PLTS overview

Brief

Learning Objective:
To understand the key features of Gamelan music.
Learning Outcome:
To create an information booklet/ presentation based on your research into Gamelan music. Your task is to create an information document based on Gamelan music. Your music lessons will help to give you ideas for this project. This is an individual project and your final piece of work will be in one of the following IT formats: * An information booklet using Publisher

* A PowerPoint presentation
* A display piece of work on Word
The aim of this project is to test your research, evaluation and presentation skills. As you go along, tick off the PLTS skills that you have used whilst working on this project. Your finished project will be uploaded to Fronter.

Resources / Equipment required
* Computer/ Internet
* Music books
* Initial research
* Grading criteria
* PLTS checklist

Week 1/Milestone 1
PLTS Focus: Independent Enquirers/ Creative Thinkers

What is Gamelan?

Tasks:
a) In your information booklet identify the origins of Gamelan music with a labelled map b) Identify when Gamelan music was first performed
c) Describe what Gamelan music sounds like
d) Describe how Gamelan music is played
Useful websites:
http://online.internationalfolkart.org/dancingshadows/performance/gamelan.html

PLTS skills used| √| PLTS skills used| √| Medal | P| T| Team Workers| | Independent enquirers| | | | |
Self managers | | Creative thinkers| | | | |
Effective participators| | Reflective learner| | | | |

** Remember to copy and paste the links of any websites that you use into your presentation**

Week 2/Milestone 2
PLTS Focus: Independent Enquirers/ Creative Thinkers

Instruments of Gamelan

Task:
a) Describe each instrument used in the Gamelan orchestra.

* Identify each instrument with a picture
* Describe the sound that the instrument produces
* Describe how it is played

Useful websites:
http://homepages.cae.wisc.edu/~jjordan/gamelan/instruments.html

PLTS skills used| √| PLTS skills used| √| Medal | P| T| Team Workers| | Independent enquirers| | | | |
Self managers | | Creative thinkers| | | | |
Effective participators| | Reflective learner| | | | |

Week 3/Milestone 3
PLTS Focus: Independent Enquirers/ Creative Thinkers

The features of Gamelan Music

Task: The following terms are features of Gamelan music. Define each term. * Melody
* Ostinato
* Dynamics
* Texture
* Master Drummer
* Gamelan Notation
* Pentatonic Scale

PLTS skills used| √| PLTS skills used| √| Medal | P| T| Team Workers| | Independent enquirers| | | | |
Self managers | | Creative thinkers| | | | |
Effective participators| | Reflective learner| | | | |

Week 4/Milestone 4
PLTS Focus: Reflective Learners

Evaluation of your Gamelan Assessment

Task: Following your Gamelan assessment in class, write an evaluation on your final performance. You should include detail on the following: * A description of your final performance
* What went well…
* Even better if…
* 3 targets to improve for your next music assessment.

PLTS skills used| √| PLTS skills used| √| Medal | P| T| Team Workers| | Independent enquirers| | | | |
Self managers | | Creative thinkers| | | | |
Effective participators| | Reflective learner| | | | |

Week 5 and 6
PLTS Focus: Self-Managers

Putting your final project together

Task:
* Collate all of your research and put together as a complete piece of work * Remember to think about your presentation skills
* You should include all previous homework tasks set – tick off the checklist to make sure you have remembered everything! * Make sure that...
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