Lesson Plans
High School Choir 9-12 1st Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/23/2013 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: We have introduced all 7 Fundamentals of Vocal Production. We will continue to apply to music the rest of the quarter. We will work with vocabulary sheet and work through elements on music analysis pages in portfolio. TEST ON FRIDAY.

Assessments: students continue to do self assessment on the charts, fill out side one of rubric. Test will be on vocabulary, scale writing and home tones, two dictations, and singing skills concepts
Singing Skills: Practice all the vocal fundamentals using rounds and group singing selections. Add chord singing for improvisation.
Gladness, Alleluia, Dona Nobis rounds, Ahrirang and Prayer for You for group singing
Music Reading: Practice theory of C Major and a minor, home tones on staff paper. Do some easy dictations both rhythm and melodic tones.
Reader leaders continue with sight singing exercises, add rhythm reading to the mix this week
Music Analysis: Hand out analysis sheet for O Be Joyful. Due on Friday when test is taken. Discuss elements of harmony and rhythm in portfolio

Listening Analysis: With repertoire, students will be asked a lot of comparison questions this week.
Repertoire: O Be Joyful will be worked for musicality, as will Hush.
Continue with note learning and rhythms with Turn the World Around.
Girls' piece and Boys' piece start cleaning spots