Lesson Plans
Charger Chorus 7-8 2nd Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/03/2014 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Majority of work on Little Drummer Boy, and Don't Want to Wait
We will use rounds and group songs for vocal skills
Rhythmic Literacy:
Work counting, entrances, releases in Drummer Boy
Practice precision on Don't Want to Wait, rests, releases, entrances,
We did drums last week, this week we will read and use body percussion
Do regular rhythm exercises as well
Tonal Literacy:
Practice sight reading in the key of C exercises
Then do tonal practice, especially emphasizing chromatics, and accidentals. We will sing the chromatic scale
Harmonic Literacy:
Harmonic Literacy:
Work ostinatos that outline chords and add solfege exercises and group songs
Students will take quiz on vocabulary from quarter one
Also, fill out F Major scale sheet; two of our Christmas concert pieces are in the key of F
Third, in pairs students will complete an analysis sheet of Don't Want to Wait