Lesson Plans 12/10

Band 12/10/18

Monday 12/10

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: No pull outs / sectionals this week.
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 
  • 3:45pm-5pm – Winter Guard at Griffis gym

Tuesday 12/11

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: No pull outs / sectionals this week.
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Wednesday 12/12

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: No pull outs / sectionals this week.
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 
  • 3:45pm-5pm
    • Winter Guard at Griffis gym

Thursday 12/13

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: No pull outs / sectionals this week.
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 
  • Christmas Concert 2018
    • Set up the gym after school
    • 6pm – Beginners warm up in the gym, middle school warm up in the band hall
    • 6:30pm – Concert begins, middle school line up outside gym
    • 6:45pm – Middle school perform, high school warm up in the band hall
    • 7:05pm – High school move to the gym, jazz band perform
    • 7:25pm – Middle school join the high school for the last song
    • 7:30pm – Dismiss
    • High school – your concert attire should be festive (and nice)! No jeans, sneakers, or t-shirts.

Friday 12/14

  • Student Expectation: Ave Maria
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: No pulls today.
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

3 “HOT” Questions

  • Sometime before next semester, attend a Christmas concert. What was the orchestration of the concert? Would you have orchestrated differently and how?
  • How was the concert programmed? Would you have programmed differently and how?
  • What was your favorite part of the concert and why?

Music Theory 12/10/18

Monday 12/10

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Melodies
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of key signatures
  • Additional notes: Bring a pencil, notes will be graded
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Tuesday 12/11

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Melodies
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of key signatures
  • Additional notes: Bring a pencil, notes will be graded
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Wednesday 12/12

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Intervals
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of key signatures
  • Additional notes: Bring a pencil, notes will be graded
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Thursday 12/13

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Melodies
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of key signatures
  • Additional notes: Bring a pencil, notes will be graded
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Friday 12/14

  • Student Expectation: Score Analysis
  • Stimulus: Discussion
  • Engaging Experience: Listening to important musical works
  • Evidence of Learning: Understanding the context of the work and forming an opinion on style.
  • Additional notes: Bring a pencil
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

3 “HOT” Questions

  • Sometime before next semester, attend a Christmas concert. What was the orchestration of the concert? Would you have orchestrated differently and how?
  • How was the concert programmed? Would you have programmed differently and how?
  • What was your favorite part of the concert and why?

Jazz Band 12/10/18

Monday 12/10

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearse music for the Christmas Program
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Tuesday 12/11

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearse music for the Christmas Program
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Wednesday 12/12

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearse music for the Christmas Program
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Thursday 12/13

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearse music for the Christmas Program
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Friday 12/14

  • Student Expectation: Artist Spotlight
  • Stimulus: Discussion
  • Engaging Experience: Artist Spotlight
  • Evidence of Learning: Understand the primary influences and defining sounds of the selected artist
  • Additional Notes: Answer the writing question on Google Classroom
  • 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

3 “HOT” Questions

  • Sometime before next semester, attend a Christmas concert. What was the orchestration of the concert? Would you have orchestrated differently and how?
  • How was the concert programmed? Would you have programmed differently and how?
  • What was your favorite part of the concert and why?
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