Task 1 - Presentation
Create a presentation about songs about social justice. Critically analyse 2 pieces of music.
The criteria highlights;
Questions you could ask?
Step Inside the music. What did the musician see, observe or notice about their society?
What might the musician know, understand, hold true, or believe?
What are the principles of the musician? What does the musician care about?
What might the person think or wonder when creating their music?
What is the context, the history, the political, the social situation of the music?
What social injustices does the music highlight?
What have we learnt about the past world from the artists work?
How does the music inspire change?
What styles of music influence this music?
Can you describe the music elements?
Why does the composer make these musical choices?
Hear, Think, Wonder? What do you hear? What do you think is going on? What do you wonder about?
Connect, Extend, Challenge. How do you connect to the music? How does it extend your thinking? Does it challenge your thinking to new ways of thinking?
How does this music influence you in your own creation?
Task 2 - Proposal
The criteria states that the proposal should show;
Your proposal should show what you intend to for your product. You will produce a song on an issue of your choice that will inspire social change/social justice. It can be in the style of;
To record your song you will learn skills in rhythm - using syncopation, songwriting, recording using Garageband and Rapping.
In your proposal you should visualise your thinking by using spider-diagrams, flow charts etc. Make your thinking visual.
Task 3 - Process and Product
Process: A selection of process journal extracts to show:
The skills you will show and demonstrate are developments in;
Learning to Rap
To use Garageband
Developments in Instrument skills
Development in Singing skills
You should show your processes in how you have developed your song over time. Use the songwriting diagrams to help you with that. Keep your thinking visual.
Product - Make sure your song is one that inspires social change or inspires social justice. Use Garageband for your final recording.
Task 4 - Reflection
The criteria states
When you reflect on your work. Make sure you have shown a clear development of how your work has improved over time.
How your work has meaning, how it intends to inspire social change and what it means to you and what it could mean to others?
What musical legacy to you intend to leave behind? How do you think your audience would receive your work?
Each section should consist of.
Presentation - 5 Minutes
Proposal - 6 pages
Process and Product - 3 minutes audio or 6 pages
Commentary/Reflection - 4 minutes video or 8 pages