Lesson Plans
7-8 Life Music 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/10/2012 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
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Monday:
Announcements:
Getting organized into groups for piano, composing
Check off sheets
Journals for goal setting, vocabulary and self evaluation
Tuesday:
Piano Work:
Start lessons, scales, fingering, easy songs, chords

Composing:
Rhythm structure is complete, now add the melodic material of own choice
Wednesday:
Theory Work:
Writing note names, chords, scales of C major, a minor, G Major, and e minor
Continue rhythm work
Thursday:
Guitars:
Practice our two chords on guitars
Practice good strumming, correct hand positions, correct holding of guitar
Friday:
Ensemble Work:
Practice our class ensemble creation, introduce small ensemble creation

Computers:
Introduce Finale. Want students to write in their song into Finale. Our ultimate goal by November is to be able to play our songs that have been transcribed into Finale, and create an arrangement with each of them using Garage Band
 
 
 
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