• Week 18 Activities

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    Title : General Music, Week 18
    Teacher : Crosby, Ellen Begin Date : 12/10/2012 End Date : 12/14/2012 Subject : Music Appreciation
    Objectives/Standards :
    Additional Objectives/Standards :
    1. Identify triads based on the root
    2. Play sixteenth notes
    3. Play low G and A on the third string of the guitar 
    Plan :
    12/11/12 (B-day)

    1. MavMark #4 (Triad puzzle worksheet)

    2. Hand back Listening Quizzes & rhythm sheets

    3. Drumming:
    A) Warm-up:  8RLBA, Accents, Dynamics, Flams, 5-stroke Roll, Rhythm Repeat
    B) Rhythm Packet:  continuation of sixteenth notes:  pg 16 (CMR Pt 4a), Lines 1-3

    4. Guitar:
    A) Review strings
    B) G-Scale
    C) Candy challenge:  Chromatic Scale going down
    D) Review "Jingle Bells"
    E) Review "Jolly Old St. Nicholas" for Quiz
    F) QUIZ
    G) Learn "Deck the Halls"

    5. Bucket Jam
    Review Part C

    12/13/12 (B-day)

    1. MavMark #5 (The Musical Private Eye, Rhythm Review worksheet)

    2. Coordination Exercise (earn reward)

    3. Drumming:
    A) Warm-up:  8RLBA, Accents, Dynamics, Flams, 5-stroke Roll, Rhythm Repeat
    B) Rhythm Packet:  pg 16 (CMR Pt 4a), Review lines 1-3, Learn 4-5.  Play Survivor

    4. Guitar:
    A) G-Scale, Chromatic Scale (up and down)
    B) Review "Deck the Halls"
    C) Learn "The First Noel" (starting string B)
    D) Review "Jolly Old St. Nick" and "Jingle Bells" for Caroling on Monday
    E) Hand back graded tests

    5. Study Guide
    A) Guitar Fingerings (Teacher gives the note.  The students tell the string and fret number)
    B) Dynamics (pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff)
    C) Intervals (5th up from C, 4th down from G)
    D) Octave
    E) Write the notes in the G-scale
    F) Cres and Decre
    G) Note values and rests
    H) Counting rhythms:  dotted quarter, syncopation, eighth rests, sixteenth notes
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  • Week 17 Activities

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    12/3/12 (B-day)

    MavMark:  Grab the interval worksheet off front stand.  Pt 1) Write a whole note on the staff above the given note.  Pt 2) Write a whole note on the staff below the given note at the designated interval.

    1. MavMark

    2. Drumming:
    A) Warm-up: 8, accent, dyn., flam, buzz, 5-stroke
    B) Review sixteenth notes, draw factor tree
    C) Rhythm packet: pg 15 (CMR Pt 4), Review #1, Do #2-3

    3. Ear training, Pt 3 (Quiz grade on Wednesday)

    4. Guitar
    A) Review strings, G-scale
    B) Introduce chromatic scale: (includes ALL the sharps and flats). Start on Low G. 
    0, 1, 2, 3.     0, 1, 2, 3, 4.     0, 1, 2, 3.
    C) Jingle Bells (on board); with bells
    D) Jolly Old St. Nicholas (in Winter Holiday packet); Quiz on Tues, Dec. 11

    5. Bucket Jam
    A) Review Part B
    B) Learn Part C
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    12/5/12 (B-day)

    MavMark:  A chord is 3 notes played at the same time. It includes a root, a 3rd, and a 5th.  Create the following chords:
    Root = C, Root = G, Root = F

    1. MavMark

    2. Coordination Exercise

    3. Ear training:  Quiz today

    4. Drumming: 
    A) Warm-up
    B) Review 1-3
    C) Complete Rhythm Packet (pg 15- CMR Pt 4), Lines 4-5. (Survivor on Friday. 8th graders turn it in today.)

    5. Guitar:
    A) Warm-up on Chromatic Scale
    B) Jolly Old St. Nicholas - review
    C) Learn new song from winter holiday packet

    6. Bucket Jam
    A) Review Part C
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    12/7/12  (B-day); (Most 7th/8th graders gone to see movie)

    MavMark:  Chord worksheet:  Draw the chords on the staff.

    1. MavMark

    2. Team Relay - flashcards (back by popular demand)

    3. Drumming:
    A) Warm-up
    B)  Rhythm packet, pg 15, review lines 4-5
    C)  Rhythm Survivor game

    4. Guitar:
    A) Review Jolly Old St. Nick

    5. Blue Man Group movie clips (coming to Jackson this January)
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    Next week:  Quiz on "Joly Old St. Nicholas" - Tues, Dec. 11
    Also, rhythm basketball.  Start reviewing for 9 weeks test.

    Exam week:  Go "caroling" with guitars to teachers on their planning periods.
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  • Week 16 Activities

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    1. Read and notate music
    2. Listen to and analyze music
    3. Play G, A, B on guitar
    4. Play the following rudiments on drums: buzz, flam, 5-stroke roll
    5. Perform sixteenth notes 
    Plan :
    11/27/12 (B-day)

    MavMark #6:  pick up the "tips on Speed-Reading Intervals" worksheet from front stand.  Complete.  (MavMark check on Thursday)

    1. Review MavMark worksheet

    2. Ear Training.  Second pitch-higher or lower, same or different rhythm.  Intervals:  unison, second, third. 

    3. Drumming:
    A) Warm-ups: 8R, L, B, Alt.  Roll, Accents, dynamics.  Buzz, Flam, 5-stroke roll.
    B) Introduce sixteenth notes.  Rhythm Packet.

    4. Guitar:
    A) Review notes on 1st string, 2nd string, 3rd string, G-Scale
    B) When the Saints go Marching In (test on Monday)
    C) Au Claire de la Lune (Part A)
    D) Christmas packet (grading:  songs will be worth "X" number of points.  Must be able to "pass off" enough of them to earn your next 100 playing test.)

    5. Bucket Jam
    A) Review Intro & Part A
    B) Learn Part B

    Optional:  Coordination Exercise, OR around the world with note names.
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    11/29/12 (B-day)

    MavMark #7:  Write the alphabet A-G.  Then name the note of the indicated interval:
    1) 5th above A, 2) 3rd above C, 3) 2nd above F, 4) octave above B, 5) 4th below G, 6) unison of D, 7) 6th below F, 8) 7th below G

    1. Review MavMark

    2.  MavMark Check (7 total)

    2. Ear Training.  Second pitch-higher or lower, same or different rhythm.  Intervals:  unison, second, third.  Notate rhythms using whole and half notes.

    3. Drumming:
    A) Warm-ups: 8R, L, B, Alt.  Roll, Accents, dynamics.  Buzz, Flam, 5-stroke roll.
    B) Review counting of sixteenth notes.  Rhythm Packet.

    4. Guitar:
    A) Review notes on 1st string, 2nd string, 3rd string, G-Scale
    B) When the Saints go Marching In (test on Monday)
    C) Au Claire de la Lune (Part A), Learn Part B (play as a duet)
    D) Christmas packet (grading:  songs will be worth "X" number of points.  Must be able to "pass off" enough of them to earn your next 100 playing test.). Try another song in Christmas packet.

    5. Bucket Jam
    A) Review Intro & Part A, Part B
    B) Learn Part C

    Optional:  Coordination Exercise, OR around the world with note names.
    Homework :
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