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Christmas Solos I
Jingle Bells
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
Good King Wenceslas
Away In A Manger
Go Tell It On The Mountain
We Three Kings
O Come Emmanuel

 

 

More Christmas Solos I
Here Comes Santa Claus
The Snow Lay on the Ground
Joy to the World
Over the River and Through the Woods
Do You Hear What I Hear
Blue Christmas
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

 

 

Christmas Solos II
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
I Saw Three Ships
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Sing We Now of Christmas
O Little Town of Bethlehem
What Child is This?
O Come, Little Children
Silent Night
Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine
O Come, All ye Faithful
Up On the Housetop

 

 

More Christmas Solos II
We Are Santas Elves
Silver Bells
Holly Jolly Christmas
I Want a Hippoppotamus for Christmas
Angels We Have Heard on High
Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!
Auld Lang Syne
He is Born, the Holy Child
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Hallelujah Chorus

 

 

Christmas Solos III
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
The First Noel
My Favorite Things
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
O Christmas Tree
The Chipmunk Song
Carol of the Bells
Frosty the Snowman
Deck the Halls
We Need A Little Christmas
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

 

 

More Christmas Solos III
Angels from the Realms of Glory
White Christmas
Christmas Time is Here
Jingle Bells
Once in Royal David's City
Here We Come A-Wassailing
Suzy Snowflake
Blue Christmas
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Coventry Carol
Pat-A-Pan (1, 2)
Silver and Gold

 

Christmas Solos IV
Silver Bells
Angels We Have Heard On High
Joy to The World
Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
 The Holly and The Ivy
Jingle Bell Rock
There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays
A Holly Jolly Christmas
Feliz Navidad
March of theToys
It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas
The Christmas Song

 

 

More Christmas Solos IV
Santa Claus is Comin' to Town
Wonderful Christmastime
What Child is This?
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Snowfall
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Believe
Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
Do You Hear What I Hear
O Holy Night

 

Christmas Solos V
Still, Still, Still
Mary Had a Baby
I Wonder As I Wonder
The Christmas Waltz
Tennessee Christmas
Toyland
Mr. Santa
Jingle Bell Classic
Let it Snow!
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
March
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

 

More Christmas Solos V
Christmas Time is Here
O Little Town of Bethlehem
White Christmas
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Skating
Somewhere in My Memory
Carol of the Bells
Where Are You Christmas?
We Need a Little Christmas
Auld Lang Syne

 

Christmas Favorites Book 1
Away in a Manger
Jingle Bells
What Child is This?
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
I Saw Three Ships
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Silent Night
Joy to the World
Deck the Hall
Ukranian Bell Carol
Away in a Manger (Cradle Song)
We Wish You A Merry Christmas

 

Christmas Favorites Book 2
Angels We Have Heard on High
Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
The First Noel
Go Tell it On the Mountain
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
The Holly and the Ivy
O Christmas Tree
O Holy Night
Still, Still, Still
We Three Kings of Orient Are

SemesterOne

WEEK ONE
WEEK TWO
WEEK THREE
WEEK FOUR
WEEK FIVE
WEEK SIX
WEEK SEVEN
WEEK EIGHT
WEEK NINE
WEEK TEN
WEEK ELEVEN
WEEK TWELVE
WEEK THIRTEEN
WEEK FOURTEEN
WEEK FIFTEEN
WEEK SIXTEEN
WEEK SEVENTEEN
WEEK EIGHTEEN


Semester Two

 
WEEK ONE
WEEK TWO
WEEK THREE
WEEK FOUR
WEEK FIVE
WEEK SIX
WEEK SEVEN
WEEK EIGHT
WEEK NINE
WEEK TEN
WEEK ELEVEN
WEEK TWELVE
WEEK THIRTEEN
WEEK FOURTEEN
WEEK FIFTEEN
WEEK SIXTEEN
WEEK SEVENTEEN
WEEK EIGHTEEN

   

STUDIO PIANO II/III INFORMATION PAGE

 

 

Monday, September  12, 2016  
SUBSTITUTE
Substitute Plan
Tuesday, September 13, 2016   Objective(s): (SWBAT) The students review the C Major Chord.  The students identify key signature concepts. The students identify key signatures and hand positions other than C Major. The students complete a daily practice routine.
The students score 88% or higher on the computerized lesson assessment: review key signatures and major scales.

Bell Ringer:  Introduction to Key Signatures


Anticipatory Set: (Hook) Lecture: Review the C Chord

Direct Instruction/Modeling: (TW/SW) Lecture/Computer/Group Activity Introduction to Key Signatures
I. Lecture - Circle of Fifths
II. Music Ace Lesson 23

Guided Practice: (TW/SW) Group Lesson: Play the five-finger hand positions in all of the  Group I, II, III, IV Keys (handouts)

Independent Practice: Daily Practice Routine
I. Warm-Up (Technique) Hanon No. 38C and Nos. 1-4
II. Sight-Read New Repertoire
    A. Piano II
         Arabesque (Burgmuller)
         Ballade (Burgmuller)
         Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)
         Fur Elise (Beethoven)
        


    B. Piano III
         Little Prelude (Schytte)
         Minuet in G (Bach)
         Conversation Hearts (Noragami)
III. Drill and Practice

Closure/ Wrap up & Exit Ticket: Review the daily practice routine format. Encourage consecutive performances of Hanon 1-3.

Checking for Understanding (Possible Questions)/ Lesson Assessment: Music Ace 2  Computer Assessment (SLT) Lesson 7: Review Key Signatures and Major Scales
Materials:
Wednesday, September 14, 2016   Objective(s): (SWBAT) The students review the C Major Chord.  The students identify key signature concepts. The students identify key signatures and hand positions other than C Major. The students complete a daily practice routine.
The students score 88% or higher on the computerized lesson assessment: review key signatures and major scales.

Bell Ringer:  Introduction to Key Signatures


Anticipatory Set: (Hook) Lecture: Review the C Chord

Direct Instruction/Modeling: (TW/SW) Lecture/Computer/Group Activity Introduction to Key Signatures
I. Lecture - Circle of Fifths
II. Music Ace Lesson 23

Guided Practice: (TW/SW) Group Lesson: Play the five-finger hand positions in all of the  Group I, II, III, IV Keys (handouts)

Independent Practice: Daily Practice Routine
I. Warm-Up (Technique) Hanon No. 38C and Nos. 1-4
II. Sight-Read New Repertoire
    A. Piano II
         Arabesque (Burgmuller)
         Ballade (Burgmuller)
         Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)
         Fur Elise (Beethoven)
        


    B. Piano III
         Little Prelude (Schytte)
         Minuet in G (Bach)
         Conversation Hearts (Noragami)
III. Drill and Practice

Closure/ Wrap up & Exit Ticket: Review the daily practice routine format. Encourage consecutive performances of Hanon 1-3.

Checking for Understanding (Possible Questions)/ Lesson Assessment: Music Ace 2  Computer Assessment (SLT) Lesson 7: Review Key Signatures and Major Scales
Materials:
Thursday, September 15, 2016   Objective(s): (SWBAT) The students review the C Major Chord.  The students identify key signature concepts. The students identify key signatures and hand positions other than C Major. The students complete a daily practice routine.
The students score 88% or higher on the computerized lesson assessment: review key signatures and major scales.

Bell Ringer:  Introduction to Key Signatures


Anticipatory Set: (Hook) Lecture: Review the C Chord

Direct Instruction/Modeling: (TW/SW) Lecture/Computer/Group Activity Introduction to Key Signatures
I. Lecture - Circle of Fifths
II. Music Ace Lesson 23

Guided Practice: (TW/SW) Group Lesson: Play the five-finger hand positions in all of the  Group I, II, III, IV Keys (handouts)

Independent Practice: Daily Practice Routine
I. Warm-Up (Technique) Hanon No. 38C and Nos. 1-4
II. Sight-Read New Repertoire
    A. Piano II
         Arabesque (Burgmuller)
         Ballade (Burgmuller)
         Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)
         Fur Elise (Beethoven)
        


    B. Piano III
         Little Prelude (Schytte)
         Minuet in G (Bach)
         Conversation Hearts (Noragami)
III. Drill and Practice

Closure/ Wrap up & Exit Ticket: Review the daily practice routine format. Encourage consecutive performances of Hanon 1-3.

Checking for Understanding (Possible Questions)/ Lesson Assessment: Music Ace 2  Computer Assessment (SLT) Lesson 7: Review Key Signatures and Major Scales
Materials:
Friday, September 16, 2016   Objective(s): (SWBAT)  The students review the major five finger positions. The students identify the circle of fifths and it's use in determing the key signature of any selections.  The students learn how to identify key signatures using the circle of fifths. The students complete/fill in the blanks to the circle of fifths.
Bell Ringer Major Five Finger Positions (hand-out)
Directions. Number the degrees (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) and mark the half steps between degress 3 and 4.
 Anticipatory Set: (Hook)  Video: Circle of Fifths





Direct Instruction/Modeling: (TW/SW)
Lecture: Circle of Fifths
I. Handout - blank circle of fifths sheet
II. Lecture - What is the formula for the circle of fifths (major and minor keys) 

 
Guided Practice: (TW/SW) Individual (One-on-One) LessonsDaily Practice Routine
I. Warm-Up (Technique) Hanon No. 38C and Nos. 1-4
II. Sight-Read New Repertoire    
    A. Piano II         
        Arabesque (Burgmuller)          
        Ballade
(Burgmuller)         
        Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)         
        Fur Elise (Beethoven)         
    B. Piano III         
         Little Prelude (Schytte)
         Minuet in G (Bach)          
         Conversation Hearts (Noragami)      

Independent Practice: Identify Key Signatures (online drill)           
    
Closure/ Wrap up & Exit Ticket: Review the daily practice routine format. Encourage consecutive performances of Hanon 1-3.
Checking for Understanding (Possible Questions)/ Lesson Assessment: Music Ace 2  Computer Assessment (SLT) Lesson 7: Review Key Signatures and Major Scales
MONDAY, September 19, 2016   SUBSTITUTE PLAN

Objective(s):
(SWBAT)
The students leans about a performing arts school in New York City. The students complete a written listening guide while viewing "FAME". (re: substitute plan; professional leave: LSU Choir Camp)

Bell Ringer: Listening Guide (handout)


Anticipatory Set: (Hook) This movie is based upon the 1980 film which follows NYC talent attending the New York City High School for the Performing Arts, (Known today as Fiorello H. Laguardia High School) students get specialized training that often leads to success as actors, singers, etc.

During the opening scenes in auditions and orientation, it is told that in 1936, New York City Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia founded the High School of Music & Art in order to provide a facility where the most gifted and talented public school students of New York City could pursue their talents in art or music, while also completing a full academic program of instruction. In 1948, the School of Performing Arts was created to provide training in performance skills to students who wished to prepare for professional careers in dance

Direct Instruction/Modeling: (TW/SW) Summary of Screen


Closure/ Wrap up & Exit Ticket: Complete listening Guide and  submit for credit.

Checking for Understanding (Possible Questions)/ Lesson Assessment: Listening Guide (handout)

Name: ____________________________________ Date______________

 

Fame (The Movie) Questions Advisory

 

Audition Day

How many hours per day does it take to be as good as any of the performers?

What are the 2 things needed to succeed in any career?

What percent of the students were admitted to the PA (Performing Arts) school?

Freshman Year

What else is needed to be successful in a Fine Arts Career besides what you answered on #2?

What obstacles, outside of yourself do you face to become successful in Fine Arts?

Sophomore Year

6. What was missing, according to the professor for Master Travis to perform piano playing?

7. What was missing for Malik to be a successful actor?

8. What does it take to make your own business in the Entertainment Industry? (name 4 things)

9. Why do some of the students hide some of their talents? (a pianist can sing/a singer can play piano)

Junior Year

10. What does it take to be a performer on stage;

a) as far as the audience?

b) as far as the performer?

11. Is teaching a fall back career or a vocation?

12. What way can anyone take advantage of you in the Entertainment field? (name 2) Has anyone tried to take advantage of you in the Entertainment field?

Senior Year

13. Do you know what a dream killer is?  Do you listen to them? What are your dreams?

14. What happened to Joy?

15. What is the result of support or no support from you family in your performance?

16. For your 12th grade performance What will you perform to graduate?

Materials
TUESDAY, September 20, 2016   Objective(s): (SWBAT) Students will learn about the importance of music. Students will be introduced to the essential elements of music theory. Each element of music theory will be illustrated. The students define the major scale. The students perform major scales for technical warm-ups on the piano keyboard. The students complete a daily  practice routine.
Bell Ringer: Learning to Read Music
1) Video
2) Listening Guide  
 (answers)     
     Objective(s): (SWBAT)

Anticipatory Set: (Hook) Interactive Circle of Fifths

Direct Instruction/Modeling: (TW/SW) Review the Circle of Fifths
I. Students take lecture notes
II. Review the circle of fifths
     A. Practice completing or filling in the circle in notebooks. 
     B. Identify the Order of Sharps and Flats
     C. Determine the use of sharps and flats orders to identify key signatures. 
     D. Draw the staff
     E. Write the key signatures. 

Checking for Understanding (Possible Questions)/ Lesson Assessment: Review Key Signatures: Sharp Keys and Flat Keys (two handouts)
Materials     
WEDNESDAY,
September 21, 2016
 

Objective(s): (SWBAT)  The students review the major five finger positions. The students identify the circle of fifths and it's use in determing the key signature of any selections.  The students learn how to identify key signatures using the circle of fifths. The students complete/fill in the blanks to the circle of fifths.


Bell Ringer Major Five Finger Positions (hand-out) Directions. Number the degrees (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) and mark the half steps between degrees 3 and 4.


 Anticipatory Set: (Hook)  Video: Circle of Fifths



Direct Instruction/Modeling: (TW/SW)
Lecture: Circle of Fifths

I. Handout - blank circle of fifths sheet

II. Lecture - What is the formula for the circle of fifths (major and minor keys) 


  Guided Practice: (TW/SW) Individual (One-on-One) Lessons Daily Practice Routine
I. Warm-Up (Technique) Hanon No. 38C and Nos. 1-4
II. Sight-Read New Repertoire        
    A. Piano II                 
        Arabesque (Burgmuller)         
        Ballade (Burgmuller)                 
        Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)                 
        Fur Elise (Beethoven)
        Spinning Top (Hauber)
        Mazurka Opus 7 No. 5 (Chopin)
        March (Bastien)
             
B. Piano III                   
     Little Prelude (Schytte)         
      Minuet in G (Bach)                    
     Conversation Hearts (Noragami)      


Independent Practice: Identify Key Signatures (online drill)                


Closure/ Wrap up & Exit Ticket: Review the daily practice routine format. Encourage consecutive performances of Hanon 1-3.


Checking for Understanding (Possible Questions)/ Lesson Assessment: Music Ace 2  Computer Assessment (SLT) Lesson 7: Review Key Signatures and Major Scales


Materials

WEDNESDAY, October 19, 2016  

Objective(s): (SWBAT)The students learn to play piano by performing the five finger and broken chord patterns  in the Keys of G and D  major. The students learn to read music by writing the order of the first two sharps in a key signature. The students learn to read music by naming and writing the key signatures with  one and two sharps. The students learn to perform on piano by ccompleting a daily practice routine.


Bell Ringer: Key Signatures -- The Sharp Keys (hand out)


Anticipatory Set: (Hook) The Chords in G Major


Direct Instruction/Modeling: (TW/SW)


Guided Practice: (TW/SW) One-on-One Piano Sessions preparing for Recital


Independent Practice: Daily Practice Routine

I. Warm-Up       

    A. Hanon No. 38         

   B. Hanon Nos. 1-3

II. Sight Reading Warm-Ups in G and D

II. Drill and Practice Recital Repertoire 


Closure/ Wrap up & Exit Ticket


Checking for Understanding (Possible Questions)/ Lesson Assessment: Music Ace Computer  Assessment (SLT) Session 12 - More Sharp Key Signatures


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