Lesson Plans
7-8 Charger Chorus 4th Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/25/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: We had a successful completion of our Charger Chorus and Life Music concert last Monday. The students did very well! This week we renew our focus on music reading and spending some time on four part music. We will also do a practice with a PLC directive: reading and then writing a summary of main points about a topic relevant to our chorus studies.
Voice Skills:Voice and breath connection and the concept of resonance.
Music Reading Skills:Keys, exercises, two part sight reading, rhythms and solfege.
Music Analysis Skills:We will analyze "Keep Your Lamps" together for the second piece of this quarter.
Interdisciplinary Skills:
Our topic to read about this week will be the characteristics of a folksong (A Full Sheet and a Flowing Sea) and an African American Spiritual (Keep Your Lamps)