Lesson Plans
High School Choir 9-12 2nd Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/27/2014 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Going full tilt into second quarter now.
This is an important quarter for all skills
The percentage of the students' grade is higher for skills now, and we will do more frequent assessments
Voice Skills:
Working on Six Fundamentals of Choral Singing now.
First one is breath energy for blend (blend is new concept)
Level two students will be doing breath anatomy
The second fundamental is the concept of resonance
Literacy Skills and Music Theory:
We are doing direct sight reading of our songs for the Holiday Concert
Also Level One is working in the key of C
Level Two is working in the key of G
Theory is scale work, home tones
Singing practice is of intervals for both levels
Rhythms in 6/8 for level 2 and dotted patterns in level 1
Analysis Skills:
Listening Skills:
For music analysis we will work together on Go Tell It on the Mountain the rhythm section as we refer to the study guide
Go Tell it on the Mountain
Born Neath a Star