Lesson Plans
SR. HS Choir 2nd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/19/2012 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Announcements: We have our Avon Sales underway to replenish student accounts.We have 14 rehearsals to our concert

We continue with our curriculum
Repertoire: All of our pieces are underway. Now we need to start putting them all together and add percussion.
Voice Skills: There will be a focus on anatomy this week,and terms for the breathing process.
We are working the skills of intonation and resonance and reviewing breath connection for blend, vowels for blend
Music Literacy: students are making faster progress now with note reading. We continue to work intervals relationships and listening. Current emphasis is on half steps and chromatic scales, listening with chord singing and working with rhythms: reading, saying, writing, hearing
Music Analysis: We will analyze "Once Upon a Starry Night". Students will be given analysis form to complete by end of next week on a song of their choice.
Music Listening: We are going to listen on YouTube to a recording of We Come to Celebrate
Standards and Assessments: We use our journals about 3x weekly to do writing and reflecting on meaningful quotes. We use slates as formative assessment of singing skills concepts and music literacy. Students have personal checklists of skills for self evaluation. We will start doing more small group checks of singing progress.