A lot of cathedrals include in
their sculptures traditional music intruments, typical in the
the Middle Ages is still present through groups that continue to
play the music of those times with traditional instruments. These
instruments have been recreated from those we can find in
buildings like the Cathedral of Santiago (Porch of the Gloria)
and other monuments from that times. Important
festivals of this type of music take place in Europe: Ortigueira, Island of Man, Glasgow, etc.
The class is going to
write a Music magazine. Visit the website "Traditional music
instruments" and get information about the Middle Ages instruments,
after that each two students will write an article about a
group of music that uses traditional instruments. You´ll write about
the group, their main songs and events where they take part
Find out traditional musical instruments that groups like “Luar
na lubre”, “The Corrs” play, i.e. Tamboril, bag pipe, zanfona.
Also state its origin and importance at the present time.
2. - Research on the evolution of these instruments; organistrum,
salterio, fídulas, etc and explain how these groups use
3. - Include these
findings in your articles
4. -Once each pair has
its own article put all together and produce a magazine
to make this web quest you must perform the following
member of the team does his/her own research work, with written
documents as evidence of his/her work.
2. Put your
Write your article, it can include videos.
Presentation of article to the class and debate on the
5.- Make a Music magazine with all articles.
presentation of the works will be evaluated considering the
following criteria: Participation of the different team members
in building up materials.
information and clear illustrations.
contents are introduced in the proper way.
vocabulary and expressions.
Cooperation between the members of the group.
of the final product; design and creativity.
You'll be evaluated
student will reach his own conclusions on their own and through
the collaborative work (pairs and class group).
participation in this work ensures that all the students will
gain knowledge of the medieval music, instruments and their
relevance in present day.
student must be able to apply the information and express their
ideas through materials they produce and apply the knowledge
acquired during the process.
Each students research
contributes to improve the knowledge of other students