Lesson Plans
7-8 Life Music 1st Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/19/2011 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
This week's goals:
1. Start check off sheets; study for theory test next Monday
2. Continue memorizing keyboard note names.
3.Play C Major and a minor scales. Eighth graders begin G Major scale as well
4.Write and play chords with certainty for C Major and a minor.
5. Continue piano lessons with songs in C Major
6. Work on new rhythm patterns and write in the counting
7. Do ensemble work in groups of 8. Play rhythm patterns they created and the other 4 play guitars.
8. Start creating own compositions. Demonstrations how to create a melody, how to write it out by hand, and how to play it into Finale.
9. Vocabulary words; improvise, treble, bass, guitar, rhythm, beat
10 Introduce how to practice playing own part to a choir song
11.Learn the C chord for guitars, and add G7 this week
12. Practice two songs for guitar one in a minor and one in C Major