Lesson Plans
7-8 Charger Chorus 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/01/2012 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
In Charger Chorus this week we will get into the literature with more depth.
Students will begin to use the rubric for self evaluation with Daily Grades
We use slates and writing for skills practices
Voice Skills:
Our continued emphasis is on tone production with breath and energy, creating vowels that have space and vertical height. Alignment for singing is a difficult skill for this age student. We work on it constantly
We still sing silly rounds and songs to get the energy focused and channeled and just singing with some gusto
Reading Skills:
We continue emphasizing rhythm patterns that are found in the music, writing them and them clapping and moving to them with percussion accompaniments
With singing we continue the emphasis on solfeggio patterns and reading intervals in the key of C

Analysis Skills (Listening and Song )
We will do a written analysis of Cantate Deo
We will do a listening analysis of a choir singing Can You Hear
Work on Can You Hear
Cantate Deo
All is Calm