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 Treble G

What to practice:

Lesson book: p. 11-17

Online Learning:

Video: Steps and Skips (2nds and 3rds) on the Staff

 

Theory: Identify 2nds and 3rds

Keyboard Note Identification: C, D, E

 

Level 1B 

This Week’s Objectives:

  • 4ths and 5ths
  • Pentascales

What to practice:

Lesson Book: p. 62-67

Performance Book: p. 22-23

Classwork: 

Theory sheet – pentascales

Online Learning:

Video: Half steps 

 

 

 

Video: Whole steps

 

Video: Pentascales

 

Level 2A

This Week’s Objectives:

  • I and V7 chords in C and G Major

What to practice:

Lesson Book: p. 6-9

Performance Book: p. 2

Classwork: 

Theory sheet – pentascales

Online Learning:

Video: Half steps 

Video: Whole steps

Video: Pentascales

Level 2B & up

This Week’s Objectives:

  • Review (check board for specific pages)
  • Practice one-octave major scales and arpeggio (at least C Major)

Classwork:

Theory sheet – Major scales

Online Learning:

Video: Major scales

 

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