Quarter 2-Choir

TeacherSarah Wilson
Subject AreaChoir
Grade Level6-8
Week #Quarter 2
Unit of InstructionAural Training & Sight Reading & Winter Concert
Standard(s) Taught

Identify, aurally, a variety of vocal styles and ensembles. (MU.68.C.1.4)

Critique, using correct music vocabulary, changes in one’s own or others’ musical performance resulting from practice or rehearsal. (MU.68.C.2.2)

Sing or play melodies by ear with support from the teacher and/or peers. (MU.68.S.1.4)

Perform music from memory to demonstrate knowledge of the musical structure. (MU.68.S.2.1)

Demonstrate knowledge of major and minor tonalities through performance and composition. (MU.68.O.2.2)

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Demonstrate correct posture when singing
  • Recognize the difference between major and minor tonalities 
  • Understand the importance of active rehearsal preparation 
  • Understand and effectively use the Kodaly solfege hand signs when singing scales and simple sight reading examples
  • Sight read simple melody lines
  • Sight read two part melodies in preparation for MPA (Music Performance Assessments) 
Classroom Activities

Winter Concert Music:

Ukuthula

Once Upon a December

Winter Lullaby

Somewhere in My Memory

Let Love Light the Way

Assignments Due

Winter Concert:
December 10th @ 6pm. (Call time is 5:30pm.)
Attire: Concert black and any winter accessories they would like (ie. scarves, hats, sweaters).

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