Lesson Plans
7-8 Life Music 1st Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/11/2010 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
This Week the Students will be working on the following things:
1. Piano lessons - pass their scales and short songs
2. Guitar - pass their chords and play with their small group one folksong
3. Rhythms - pass their rhythm ABA composition on their own
be able to play their small group ensemble piece together.
4. Composing - make further progress on their composition and being able to play it on an Orff instrument or on the piano. Progress is the key word
5. Some students may begin to work with their composition in the Finale computer program
6. All students MUST finish their theory papers entirely and have completely signed off on their checkout sheets.
How the class is administered:
The students are divided into 6 groups of 5
The groups rotate to two different sites during one class period.
At the different sites the students are given guidance and have time to practice and create.
Students' Responsibilities:
1. First and foremost, they cannot waste time.
2. Secondly, they must be responsible for where they are to be.
3. Thirdly, they need to ask for help if they are uncertain what they are to do.
4. And fourth, their job is to get their checkoff sheet completed by the end of the quarter.