Lesson Plans
Choir 9-12 1st Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/22/2014 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Voice Skills:
Emphasis is on lifting the soft palate; space at back of throat
Continued work on total relaxation as we produce sound
Introduce concept of sending sound forward; with a spin in the tone
Reading Skills/Music Theory:
Do flip side of theory scale sheet with 4 flats
Key of C level one-include scale singing in C and a minor
Key of G level two - include scale singing in G and e minor
Sing intervals of the scale- add 3rds for level one
Sing intervals of the scale- work 3rds and 4ths
Start practicing easy tonal dictations
Test some rhythm dictations
Work reading home tones
Practice 3 songs; getting students involved in their improvement:
Hey Ho Nobody at Home
Power and the Glory
The Lone Wild Bird

Learn to the end: You Can't Stop the Beat