Students will identify through focused listening, and experiment with, a range of patterns, effects, sound qualities, and structural devices
Students will use musical elements, instruments and technologies to improvise and compose simple musical pieces.
Students will prepare, rehearse, present and evaluate brief musical performances.
Students will identify investigate characteristics of music associated with particular contexts, purposes, and styles in past and present cultures.
Identify characteristic elements of Rap/Hip-Hop music through listening and discussion (PK, UC)
Create an original rap/hip-hop song, that demonstrates the use of selected elements and appropriate techniques (DI)
Demonstrate knowledge of song structure (PK)
Perform and evaluate a chosen hip hop song (CI)
Work and Study
Social and Co-operative
Self-management and competitive
English – written language
Ferens, Maree (2002). “Hip Hop”. Music Teach, no.11 (term 2)
Ministry of Education (2002). “Sweet”. Auckland: New Zealand Music Industry Commission
Ministry of Education (2004). “Sweet II”. Auckland: New Zealand Music Industry Commission
Ministry of Education (2004). “Give it a whirl”. Wellington: Learning Media
Ministry of Education (2005). “Into Music 4 – Classroom Music in Years 1-13”. Wellington: Learning Media
Ministry of Education (2005). “Making Music-Te Waihanga Puoro”. Auckland: New Zealand Music Industry Commission
Shute, Gareth (2004). Hip Hop Music in Aotearoa”. Auckland: Reed Publishing
Software: eg Logic Audio, Sibelius, Encore, Band in a Box, Cakewalk, Jammer Songmaker, Garageband