Lesson Plans 10/8

Band 10/8/18

Monday 10/8

  • FAIR DAY NO SCHOOL
  • No afternoon rehearsal

Tuesday 10/9

  • TEACHER WORK DAY NO SCHOOL
  • Afternoon Rehearsal: 3:45pm-6pm – This is a very important rehearsal and everyone is required to attend. We will be having a guest clinician, Scott Ward (our music arranger), come help us get our music sounding amazing! For students with younger siblings that you are responsible for, we will be providing child care.

Wednesday 10/10

  • Student Expectation: PHOBIA 1-4
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: Trombones with Mr. Wofford
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(5)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Rubato – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2956-rubato 
  • Afternoon rehearsal: 3:45pm-5:30pm – Clean Show, implement Scott Ward’s tips and suggestions

Thursday 10/11

  • Drill Team 7am, Tutoring 7:15am
  • Student Expectation: PHOBIA 1-4
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: Trombones with Mr. Wofford
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(5)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Rubato – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2956-rubato
  • Afternoon rehearsal: 3:45pm-5:15pm – Run Throughs 

Friday 10/12

  • Student Expectation: Star Spangled Banner, Stand Tunes, PHOBIA 1-4
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: Trombones stay with the band
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(5)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Rubato – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2956-rubato
  • Sunnyvale Away
    • 4pm – Call time
    • 5:15pm – Depart for Raider Stadium (222 Collins Rd, Sunnyvale, TX 75182)
    • Uniform – Full uniform.

Saturday 10/13, Royse City Marching Classic

  • 10am – Call time
  • 10:30am – Rehearsal on the grid in Bibbers and Dinkles
  • Bring a sack lunch. You will have the opportunity to eat after our run throughs.
  • 11am – Load truck
  • 11:30am – Depart for Royse City
  • 12pm – Restrooms and dress out in full uniform. Unload truck and get ready to move to warm up area. At this time we will apply our eye make-up!
  • 12:45pm – Warm up
  • 1:15pm – Move to gate
  • 1:25pm – Field entrance
  • 1:30pm – Performance!
  • 2pm – Watch other bands perform in the stands. Water will be available at the band truck. You may also bring a snack for this long afternoon break. Uniform during this time will be bibbers and dinkles.
  • 4:30pm – Drum Major Retreat
  • At this time we will get our finals schedule. We will perform again (reapply eye make-up if needed) and then watch the other finals performances.
  • 10pm – Drum Major Retreat and Final Results!
  • 10:30pm – Depart for home.

3 “HOT” Questions

  • How can you personally use rubato in your performances?
  • Have you heard our band perform any rubato sections, and what was the emotional impact?
  • Have you listened to any professional bands or orchestras or soloists use rubato, and how did they perform it differently than you?

Music Theory 10/8/18

Monday 10/8

  • FAIR DAY NO SCHOOL

Tuesday 10/9

  • TEACHER WORK DAY NO SCHOOL

Wednesday 10/10

  • Student Expectation: All Region Etude 2
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: All Region and scale work
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship
  • Additional notes: Work your scales up to 120 bpm
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.311(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.312(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.313(c)(1)(2)(3)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Rubato – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2956-rubato 

Thursday 10/11

  • Student Expectation: All Region Etude 2
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: All Region and scale work
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship
  • Additional notes: Work your scales up to 120 bpm
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.311(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.312(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.313(c)(1)(2)(3)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Rubato – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2956-rubato 

Friday 10/12

  • Student Expectation: All Region Etude 2
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: All Region and scale work
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship
  • Additional notes: Work your scales up to 120 bpm
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.311(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.312(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.313(c)(1)(2)(3)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Rubato – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2956-rubato 

3 “HOT” Questions

  • How can you personally use rubato in your performances?
  • Have you heard our band perform any rubato sections, and what was the emotional impact?
  • Have you listened to any professional bands or orchestras or soloists use rubato, and how did they perform it differently than you?

Jazz Band 10/8/18

Monday 10/8

  • FAIR DAY NO SCHOOL

Tuesday 10/9

  • TEACHER WORK DAY NO SCHOOL

Wednesday 10/10

  • Student Expectation: Opry Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearse music for the Opry
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship, appropriate style and interpretation
  • Additional Notes: Expressing the style of the piece needs to be your top priority in Jazz. Your reading and technique will get better with time.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Rubato – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2956-rubato 

Thursday 10/11

  • Student Expectation: Artist Spotlight
  • Stimulus: Discuss artist of the week
  • Engaging Experience: Watch a performance of the artist of the week
  • Evidence of Learning: Understanding of the influences that brought about the performance style and technique of the artist of the week.
  • Additional Notes: Write a paragraph in Google Classroom about your impression of the artist of the week.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Rubato – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2956-rubato 

Friday 10/12

  • Student Expectation: Pep Rally

3 “HOT” Questions

  • How can you personally use rubato in your performances?
  • Have you heard our band perform any rubato sections, and what was the emotional impact?
  • Have you listened to any professional bands or orchestras or soloists use rubato, and how did they perform it differently than you?
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