Lesson Plans
7-8 Life Music 3rd Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/15/2010 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: Last week the students worked on their individual compositions. About half of the class is quite capable of being self directed and using their time well; as a result they made a lot of progress last week. The other half needs more guidance on how to set goals and practice on one's own. So we will address these needs very carefully this week. Last weekWe also spent time on guitars and and working rhythm patterns.
This Week's Goals:
1. Learn the following new chords on guitar: Am7 and D7
2. Set personal goals every day
3. Practice two songs on the keyboards
4. Work on own composition; adding chords or ensemble parts as needed
5. Practice folksongs on guitar
6. Work on the key of G
7. Do another popular piece, listening for music elements in an analysis format
8. Review what chords are comprised of
9. Continue to practice rhythm patterns suitable as accompaniments in ensemble settings.
10. Give individualized time to practice on their goals.