Quarter 2- Show Choir

TeacherSarah Wilson
Subject AreaChoir
Grade Level6-8
Week #10-18
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

Tidings of Comfort and Joy

Winter Lullaby

Somewhere in My Memory

Let Love Light the Way

Assignments Due

Veterans Day Show: (In-School Performance)
November 9th
Attire: Blue Jeans and a grey or white Ivy Hawn shirt. Sneakers (no crocs)

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

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