Monday, March 20, 2017

THIS WEEK IN MUSIC CLASS...

MPORTANT INFO:

CHOIR REHEARSAL THIS MONDAY AT 3:00 P.M. DON'T MISS THE REHEARSAL! 



NURSERY



  • The students will play the steady beat and the rhythm of the song "Eeney Meeney Miney" Moe by playing the Boom-Wackers,tambourines and bells.





  • The children will repeat the first part of the song and then sing it.
  • Sing and play the rhythm of this first part of the song with the Boom-Wackers,  tambourines and bells.
  • The Eight Note Rests
  • The students will practice the action that identify and represent this musical figure.
  • -Notes of the week Mi, Fa and Sol (Do) Re (D) Mi (E)
  • The children will dance the song and play a game.




PK









  • The students will play the rhythm of the first part using minor percussion instruments such as congas and bongoes.
  • The Notes of the Week Do, Re and Mi (C,D,E)
  • Recognizes this 6 different notes by their color and place them on the staff using quarter notes and whole notes.



KINDER





  • The Musical Figure of the Week (Eighth Note)
  • -Colored notes on the Staff.
  • The Kindergarten children will review the notes C,D,E,F,G and  locate them on the staff. The students will use the eight note and colored notes to create short melodic patterns.
  • -Reading Notation with Boomwackers.
  • The class will continue playing short tunes using colored notes with this percussion instrument.


FIRST GRADE





  • Basic musical figures identification Quarter and Eighth notes)
  • The 8 notes of the scale staff by color using Whole,Half, Half Dotted, Quarter and Eighth notes.
  • The children will continue locating the notes in lines and spaces on the staff.


SECOND GRADE

  • The students will write on the staff the rhtyhmic patterns to create a song.

















  • The children will write their songs in a staff.




  • Play at first sight 2 drills on C major using half notes with  Xylophones 

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THIRD GRADE



  • Perform the song “My Heart Will Go On” using Xilophones (First Part)  




  • During this week the students will continue applying the music dynamics terms to their melodic and rhythmic phrases.










  • The third graders will compose a melodic phrase using quarter and eight notes and apply the Dynamic on their tunes.
  • -The students will perform the song “Ya está lloviendo” using Xilophones (Full song).


FOURTH GRAD



  • The class practice the next 4 measurements of the A ,E using 1,2 and 3 finger position string  from Suzuki Method.
  • The class will analyze the rhythmic pattern of the drill 4 from Suzuki Method “Twinkle Twinkle”


E string




A String




D String




  • The students will continue locating the notes dictated by the teacher on the strings E,A and D.


FIFTH GRADE
  • The class will read at first sight the next 8 measurements of the drill 3
  • The class will analyze the rhythmic pattern of the String cross drill 4
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  • The class will create 15 measurements of rhythmic patterns using  eighth and sixteenth notes
  • The students will play the 1,2 and 3 fingers in all strings

Monday, March 13, 2017

THIS WEEK IN MUSIC...

IMPORTANT INFO:

CHOIR REHEARSAL THIS MONDAY AT 3:00 P.M. DON'T MISS THE REHEARSAL! WE WILL CONTINUE WATCHING THE MOVIE THE CHOIR!





NURSERY


  • The students will continue experimenting the steady beat and the rhythm of the song Color Song by playing the Boom-Wackers,tambourines and bells.








  • The children will repeat the second part of the song and then sing it.
  • Sing and play the rhythm of this second part of the song with the Boom-Wackers,  tambourines and bells.
  • The Eight Note Rests
  • The students will practice the action that identify and represent this musical figure.
  • -Notes of the week Mi, Fa and Sol (Do) Re (D) Mi (E)
  • The children will dance the song and play a game.




PK




















  • Jump Rope The children will learn the second part of the song.
  • The students will play the rhythm of the second part using minor percussion instruments such as congas and bongoes.
  • The Notes of the Week Do, Re and Mi (C,D,E)
  • Recognizes this 5 different notes by their color and place them on the staff using quarter notes and whole notes.



KINDER



















  • The Musical Figure of the Week (Eighth Note)
  • -Colored notes on the Staff.
  • The Kindergarten children will review the notes C,D,E,F,G and  locate them on the staff. The students will use the eight note and colored notes to create short melodic patterns.
  • -Reading Notation with Boomwackers.
  • The class will continue playing short tunes using colored notes with this percussion instrument.





FIRST GRADE




  • Basic musical figures identification (Whole,Half, Half Dotted, Quarter and Eighth notes)
  • The 8 notes of the scale staff by color using Whole,Half, Half Dotted, Quarter and Eighth notes.
  • The children will continue locating the notes in lines and spaces on the staff.


SECOND GRADE
-The second graders will create short melodic patterns using the C Scale, quarter and half notes.
See the example below
















  • -The children will write their songs in a staff.
  •  The students will complete 15 measurements of rhythmic patterns in 4/4 time signature meter using  eight and quarter notes.


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THIRD GRADE



  • During this week the students will continue applying the music dynamics terms to their melodic and rhythmic phrases.






  • The third graders will compose a melodic phrase using quarter and eight notes and apply the Dynamic on their tunes.
  • -The students will perform the song “Ya está lloviendo” using Xilophones (Full song).


FOURTH GRADE


  • The fourth graders will practice their 1st,2nd and 3rd finger position on E, A and D.
  • Please take a look on the examples below.


E string



A String



D String



  • The students will continue locating the notes dictated by the teacher on the strings E,A and D.


FIFTH GRADE

  • During this week we will continue working on locating the notes on fingers 1,2, and 3 on each string using half notes.
  • The students will play eight notes during the transitions from one string to another watching the inclination of the bow.
  • The fifth graders will listen carefully to their tuning.
  • The children will continue practicing their transitions and will take home their drills to practice 10 min every day. The purpose of this short practice is to enable them to  read more with the instrument in order to make transitions between strings on the first position of the violin.

Monday, March 6, 2017

THIS WEEK IN MUSIC...

IMPORTANT INFO:

CHOIR REHEARSAL THIS MONDAY AT 3:00 P.M

DON'T MISS THE REHEARSAL!

NURSERY

-The students will continue experimenting the steady beat of the song Color Song  by playing the Boom-Wackers. 

-Please click this link The Color Song

















-The students will repeat the lyrics of the song and then sing it.

-The students will sing and play the beat of the song with the Boom-Wackers 

-The Eight Note Rest
The students will visually identify and represent this musical figure creating an action for the rest

-Notes of the week (Mi,Fa and Sol )
The students will identify through colors the notes C (Do) Re (D) Mi (E)
Please click on this link Color Musical Notes

- The children will dance the song and play a game.



PK

Jump Rope The students will learn the song.






















-The students will play the rhythm of the song using minor percussion instruments such as congas and bongoes.

-The Notes of the Week Do, Re and Mi (C,D,E)
The students will recognize this 5 different notes by their color and place them on the staff.




KINDER

-The students will sing and keep the beat of the song the song "You Got A Friend In Me"
















-The Musical Figure of the Week (Eighth Note)
The Eighth Note

-Colored notes on the Staff
The students will learn the notes by color and locate them on the staff. The students will use the eight note and colored notes to create short melodic patterns

-Reading Notation with Boomwackers
The students play short tunes using colored notes with this percussion instrument.




FIRST GRADE
- The students will learn the Lyrics and movements of the song Walking in the Jungle


















-Basic musical figures identification (Whole,Half, Half Dotted, Quarter and Eighth notes)
The students will learn to play melodic patters and identify visually and aurally this musical figures.
Please click on this link Musical Figures

-The 8 notes of the scale staff by color (Notes in lines)
The Students will locate the notes in lines and spaces on the staff.
Please click on this link The Notes Located on the Staff


SECOND GRADE
-The Second Graders will create short tunes using the C Scale, eighth notes and quarter notes.

-The students will play their short tunes using the Xylophones and will play invented  rhythmic patterns as accompaniments using triangle, congas and bongoes.



-The students will complete 15 measurements of rhythmic patterns in 4/4 time signature meter using  eight and quarter notes.

-The students will exchange their tunes with their classmates to have the opportunity to play other short tunes.

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THIRD GRADE
-During this week the students will continue applying the music dynamic terms to melodic and rhythmic phrases.

-Please Click on this link Music Dynamics

The students will compose a rhythmic phrase using quarter and eight notes and apply the Dynamic on their tunes

-The students will perform the song “Ya está lloviendo” using Xilophones (Third part)


FOURTH GRADE
-The students will practice their 1st,2nd and 3rd finger position on E and A Strings
-The students will locate the notes dictated by the teacher on the string
-The students will be able to read and play the notes on E and A Strings using quarters and half notes.
-The students will demonstrate the correct first position on the violin and will continue working on D and G string and work on the first position of the violin.


FIFTH GRADE
-The students will play the notes located on fingers 1,2, and 3 on each string using half notes.
The students will continue practicing their transitions and will take home their drills to practice 10 min every day. The purpose of this short practice is to enable them to improve their reading with the instrument in order to make transitions between strings on the first position of the violin

Monday, February 27, 2017

THIS WEEK IN MUSIC CLASS...

IMPORTANT INFO:

CHOIR REHEARSAL THIS MONDAY SONG "BONSE ABA" AT 3:00 P.M

DON'T MISS THE REHEARSAL!



NURSERY





"5 Little Ducks"
The students will continue experimenting the steady beat of the songs by playing the Boom-Wackers. The students will repeat the lyrics of the song and then sing it.
The students will sing and play the beat of the song with the Boom-Wackers 

-The Eight Note Rest
The students will visually identify and represent this musical figure creating an action for the rest

-Notes of the week (Mi,Fa and Sol )
The students will identify through colors the notes C (Do) Re (D) Mi (E)
Please click on this link Color Musical Notes

- The children will dance the song and play a game.



PK





- The students will play the beat of the song Itsy Bitsy Spider using triangles.

The students will learn the song and play the game of the song

-The students will play the rhythm of the song using minor percussion instruments such as congas and bongoes.


-The Notes of the Week Do, Re and Mi (C,D,E)
The students will recognize this 5 different notes by their color and place them on the staff.


KINDER

-The Musical Figure of the Week (Eighth Note)
The Eighth Note


-Colored notes on the Staff
The students will learn the notes by color and locate them on the staff. The students will use the eight note and colored notes to create short melodic patterns

-Reading Notation with Boomwackers
The students play short tunes using colored notes with this percussion instrument.




FIRST GRADE
-Basic musical figures identification (Whole,Half, Half Dotted, Quarter and Eighth notes)
The students will learn to play melodic patters and identify visually and aurally this musical figures.
Please click on this link Musical Figures

-The 8 notes of the scale staff by color (Notes in lines)
The Students will locate the notes in lines and spaces on the staff.
Please click on this link The Notes Located on the Staff


SECOND GRADE
-The Second Graders will place the C Scale on the staff and create melodic phrases using only eighth notes.

-The students will play the C scale melodic patterns using quarter notes with recorder and Xilophones 



-The students will complete 10 measurements of rhythmic patterns in 4/4 time signature meter using  eight notes


THIRD GRADE
-During this week the students will continue applying the music dynamic terms to melodic and rhythmic phrases.
The students will compose a rhythmic phrase using quarter and eight notes.

-The students will perform the song “Ya está lloviendo” using Xilophones (Second part)


FOURTH GRADE
The students will continue practicing the G string new song.
Please click here to watch this video
G String
The students will continue working on D and G string and work on the first position of the violin.
The students will exercise their sight reading by reading 2 drills


FIFTH GRADE
-"String Cross¨ drills
The students will continue practicing their transitions and will take home their drills to practice 10 min every day. The purpose of this short practice is to enable them to improve their reading with the instrument in order to make transitions between strings on the first position of the violin

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

THIS WEEK IN MUSIC CLASS...

IMPORTANT INFO:

CHOIR REHEARSAL THIS WEDNESDAY AT 3:00 P.M

DON'T MISS THE ASSEMBLY TODAY AT 2:10 P.M



NURSERY














"5 Little Ducks"
The students will feel the steady beat of the songs by playing the Tambourines. The students will learn the lyrics of the song.

-The Eighth Note and Note Rest
The students will visually identify and clap this musical figure.

-Notes of the week (Mi,Fa and Sol )
The students will identify through colors the notes C (Do) Re (D) Mi (E)
Please click on this link Color Musical Notes

- The teacher will introduce the first part of the song and the story of “5 little Ducks” to the students.

- The children will dance the song and play a game.



PK







- The students will learn the song Itsy Bitsy Spider  The students will learn the song and play the game of the song

-The students will play the beat of the song using minor percussion instruments







-The Notes of the Week Do, Re and Mi (C,D,E)
The students will recognize this 5 different notes  by their color and place them on the staff.

-Sixteenth Note
The students will identify visually and aurally this musical figure


KINDER

-The Musical Figure of the Week (Eighth Note)
Please click here to watch this video with your child before our class.


-Colored notes on the Staff
The students will learn the notes by color and locate them on the staff.

-Reading Notation with Boomwackers
The students play short tunes using colored notes with this percussion instrument.




FIRST GRADE
-Basic musical figures identification (Whole,Half, Half Dotted, Quarter and Eighth notes)
The students will learn to play melodic patters and identify visually and aurally this musical figures.
Please click on this link Musical Figures

-The 8 notes of the scale staff by color (Notes in lines)
The Students will locate the notes in lines and spaces on the staff.
Please click on this link The Notes Located on the Staff


SECOND GRADE
-The Second Graders will place the C Scale on the staff and create melodic phrases using quarter,eighth and half  notes.

-The students will write the notes on the 5 lines lines of the staff using quarter notes.
-The students will play the C scale using quarter notes with recorder and Xilophones


-The students will complete 10 measurements of rhythmic patterns in 4/4 time signature meter using quarters half notes and eight notes


THIRD GRADE
-Music Dynamics The students will learn and apply the music dynamic terms to their melodic phrases.
The students will compose a melodic phrase using quarter, eight and half figures and notes in lines.

-The students will create their own melodic patterns and play them with the Xilophone. The students will be able to hear their own compositions.

-The students will perform the song “Ya está lloviendo” using Xilophones (First Part)


-The students will create small melodic patterns using a variety of sound sources.
FOURTH GRADE

-Song for "G string" The students will practice a tune using this string their firs sight reading.
Please click here to watch this video
G String
The students will learn to do D and G string and work on the first position of the violin.


FIFTH GRADE
-"String Cross¨ drills
The students will learn to make transitions between strings on the first position of the violin using open strings
Please click here to watch this video.