Topic outline

  • Music

    Year 8 - Composing Dance Music Using ICT

    An introduction to computer software package (e-jay) to compose your own club dance song and add choreography to create a dance video

  • Topic 1

    Rhyhme and Rhythm

    In this lesson you will develop an awareness of rhyme and rhythm within song lyrics and compose your own lyrics

  • Topic 2

    Introduction to e-jay

    In this lesson you will develop an awareness of the software package e-jay and some musical terms related to PC music

  • Topic 3

    Song Structure

    In this lesson you will develop an awareness of structure used in pop songs and create group compositions using e-jay

  • Topic 4

    Developing Song Structure

    In this lesson you will develop your understanding for song structure

  • Topic 5

    Texture

    In this lesson you will develop an awareness of texture used in pop songs and continue your group composition

  • Topic 6

    Adding lyrics

    In this lesson you will complete musical parts and fit lyrics to the music you have composed.  You will also examine the advantages and disadvantages of using music technology to create songs

  • Topic 7

    Dance Videos

    In this lesson you will develop and awareness and understanding of how videos can enhance dance/popular songs

  • Topic 8

    Choreography

    In this lesson you will add dance routines to your composition

  • Topic 9

    Refine and Rehearse

    In this lesson you will refine and rehearse your songs.  You will also complete a self assessment form

  • Topic 10

    Performances

    In this lesson you will perform your finished work