Lesson Plans
7-8 Charger Chorus 3rd Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/08/2010 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: Our concert is 2 weeks from today, February 22nd. Our concert will be in the gymnasium at 7:00
We will give out the song/related topics list and have students determine what person or persons they will work with to create a poster for their topic. These posters will be displayed at the concert, and students will get a grade for their product.
The girls will work on Scarborough Fair, and the boys will work on This Train. The entire chorus will work on memory of Bye Bye Love,and Old Joe Clark. We may try to add percussion to Old Joe and This Train. We Go Together needs a lot of practice and refinement.
Work on River of Dreams from Tom Sawyer
Voice Skills: The students are making progress on their basic vowels and energized phrasing. This week we will work on our other goal this quarter: diction
Reading Skills: Continue working the stepwise reading in the key of C, and reading rhythms.
Music Analysis: Learn what makes a folksong a folksong.
Learn how the treatment and use of music elements creates a 'pop' piece