Welcome 5/6 Music Class
GENERAL MUSIC CLASS 2016-2017
Welcome to Sixth Grade Music Class! I am excited to work with all of you!
ASSIgnments for sixth grade music Class Fall
Week One: Rhythm composition
sixteen measure rhythm composition using all rhythms students know and wish to use.
Week two: Music Theory review: treble and bass clef music papers, unity and contrast, contour assignment.
Week Three: Mozart and the magic Flute: History and appreciation
Assignment: Questions about the story of the magic Flute, discussions about opera and opera plots.
Week Four: Opera Story PRoject: Students take The magic Flute and other plots as examples and create their own opera stories, sets, scenery, and costumes.
WEek Five: Students will create aria(s) for their main characters of their operas and perform them for the class or record them for future reference.
WEEK SIX: STUDENTS WILL CREATE SCENERY AND COSTUMES FOR THEIR CHARACTERS IN THEIR OPERA STORIES.
WEEK SEVEN: STUDENTS WILL WRITE LETTERS TO SOMEONE WHO THEY HAVE LOST. THEY WILL SING "MY DEAR COMPANION" IN PREPARATION FOR THIS WORK.
WEEK EIGHT: STUDENTS WILL RE-WRITE THE SONG "GREENSLEEVES" IN A MODERN VERSION.
WEEK NINE: STUDENTS WILL LEARN TO CONDUCT IN 3/4 TIME AND SING "FAREWELL TO TARWATHIE". THEY WILL ALSO DISCUSS TWO VERSIONS OF ONE SONG.
WEEK TEN: STUDENTS WILL PLAY THE PIANOS IN THE PIANO LAB AND LEARN A SONG OF THEIR CHOICE TO PLAY FOR THE CLASS OR ME.
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