Lesson Plans

October 23-27

Week at a Glance: Monday: Rhythm Menagerie with rhythm sticks Rhythm Gym Read and learn new objectives on your own Practice: scales, new material, recital music Tuesday: Tuesday Technique: Tall Giraffe Practice: scales, lesson assignments, recital piece, Christmas piece Advanced and Year long classes choose Christmas music Wednesday: Composer of the Month listening and vocabulary lesson… Read More October 23-27

Lesson Plans

October 9-12

Week at a Glance: Monday: Group rhythm activity; Rhythm Gym; learn new concepts individually; FINISH ONLINE LEARNING! Tuesday:  Theory worksheet; Practice day Wednesday: Technique Tuesday (on Wednesday) – Tree Frog; learn new concepts in groups; choose recital groups/pairs Thursday: Work on recital pieces; play group fun piece Friday: No school Level 1A This Week’s Objectives: Reading 3rds (skips) Quarter rests… Read More October 9-12

Lesson Plans

October 2-6

Learning objectives are the same this week; continue practicing what we worked on last week. Week at a Glance: Monday: Group rhythm practice; Rhythm Gym; learn how to access online materials Tuesday:  Tuesday Technique: scales Wednesday: Practice day Thursday: Online learning; practice Friday: Benchmark grading; theory worksheet; off the bench activities Level 1A This Week’s Objectives: Bass Clef G Dotted half… Read More October 2-6

Lesson Plans

September 25-29

Week at a Glance: Monday: Group rhythm practice; Rhythm Gym; practice/learn new concepts individually Tuesday:  Tuesday Technique; learn new concepts in groups; individual practice Wednesday: Music History test review; practice Thursday: Music history test; practice Friday: Composer of the Month: George Gershwin Level 1A This Week’s Objectives: Bass Clef G Dotted half notes B & A in bass clef… Read More September 25-29

Lesson Plans

September 18-22

No new concepts to learn this week, unless you are ready to move on. Keep working on last week’s assignments! We will grade this Friday! Week at a Glance: Monday: Group rhythm practice Rhythm Gym Practice Concept review: time signatures Tuesday: Group technique exercise: “Lion Paw” Correct and review theory worksheets Individual & pair practice… Read More September 18-22

Lesson Plans

September 11-15

Week at a Glance: Monday: Group rhythm practice, Rhythm Gym, learn new concepts individually Tuesday:  Learn new concepts in groups; individual practice; fun group activity Wednesday: Practice day; 5th & 6th perform in cafeteria for Arts in Education week Thursday: Online learning; practice Friday: Music history; off the bench activities Level 1A This Week’s Objectives: Reading 2nds and 3rds (steps… Read More September 11-15

Lesson Plans

September 4-8, 2017

Week at a Glance: Monday: Labor Day – no school Tuesday:  Go over grading & behavior; rhythm exercises; learn new concepts; practice Wednesday: Join Google classroom; explore class website; theory worksheets; online learning; practice Thursday: Practice; grade and assign scales Friday: Benchmark grading Level 1A This Week’s Objectives: Intervals of 2nds & 3rds (steps & skips) Middle C and… Read More September 4-8, 2017

Lesson Plans

August 28-September 1

Week at a Glance: Monday: First day stuff! Tuesday: Assign levels Wednesday: Assign tables & pianos, review or get started on pianos! Thursday: Rhythm exercises, practice & review Friday: Finish week’s objectives, upper levels start on scales Level 1A This Week’s Objectives: Introduction to piano keyboard Musical Alphabet The Staff Time Signatures and Basic Rhythms What to practice: Lessons: p. 11, 12,… Read More August 28-September 1