Lesson Plans
High School Choir 9-12 2nd Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/03/2014 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: Dynamic Sound groups travels to Mankato on Thursday
They will also be singing for Veteran's Day next week
We are analyzing/ learning/ practicing elements of the five pieces to be presented at the Holiday concert in December
Students will have opportunity for vocabulary quiz retake
Voice Skills: resonance and continued work on blend for both levels. Level 2 students will start anatomy of the breath process. Vowel matching, all students contributing breath energy for blend, learning to balance the breath and muscle
Vocabulary: efficiency, bronchi, diaphragm, anatomy
Music Reading Skills:
Singing chromatic scale, 2nds, 3rds,
Sight read level one key of C; sing solfege and letter names
Sight read level two key of G; sing solfege and letter names
Short singing test later in the week
PRACTICE HOME TONES; this will be part of a quiz as well
Music Analysis with Repertoire:
Let it Snow - play rhythms, re-read notes for sight reading, do rhythm analysis
Born Neath a Star -