Lesson Plans
7-8 Life Music 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/27/2012 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
We will continue working rhythms with drumming. On Wednesday we will introduce a few African drumming techniques
We have started our first compositions
We did an overview of how Garage Band will work with our songs
THis week we will do an overview of how Finale is utilized.
We also will get the guitars tuned and started on Monday.
We are starting piano/keyboards on Monday, and guitars on Wednesday
Monday: rhythm warmups
C scale fingering and notes both hands
Hand out check off sheets
8th graders start with piano lessons
Continue with creating the first phrase of our rhythm patterns. Discuss repetition and contrast as well as phrasing, practice it.
Take out guitars and show how the strings work, the set up on a guitar
Group two plays piano today.
Practice playing our own phrase one of the composition.
Discuss how phrase two should contrast significantly
African drum circle.
No School