|Subject Area||Beginning Band|
|Week #||1-9 (August 13th to October 12th)|
|Unit of Instruction||The Staff, Basic Notation, Rhythm, Posture, Rehearsal Procedures,
“First Six Notes”
|MU.68.C.1.1 – Develop strategies for listening to unfamiliar musical works.|
|MU.68.C.2.1 – Critique personal performance, experiment with a variety of solutions, and make appropriate adjustments with guidance from teachers and peers.|
|MU.68.C.2.2 – Critique, using correct music vocabulary, changes in one’s own or others’ musical performance resulting from practice|
|MU.68.S.3.2 – Demonstrate proper instrumental technique|
|MU.68.S.3.4 – Compare written notation to aural examples and analyze for accuracy of rhythm and pitch.|
Every week, students are given a daily participation grade. In order for the student to receive full points for the week, they must have their instrument, required materials, and a positive and constructive attitude towards themselves and their classmates.
Students will also receive worksheets that reinforce the topics that we discuss in class.
September 21st – Music Staff Test
It is highly recommended that students practice daily for 20-30 minutes. Practicing daily will reinforce the skills that we learn in class!
Below is the attachment to our Snap-Raise Fundraiser. The donations received from this fundraiser will go toward new music stands, instrument repairs/upgrades, and hiring clinicians to help out with our students! Our campaign goes until October 10th! If you have any questions, please let me know!
First Six Notes
Make sure your student has a copy of their instruments first six notes! I will link the folder for the first six notes below.
First Six Notes
We will start to use our Accent on Achievement Book Starting the week of October 1st. Make sure your student has a copy of this book!