Lesson Plans 1/7

Band 1/7/19

Monday 1/7

  • Student Expectation: UIL Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: Clarinets 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 
  • 3:45pm-5pm – Winter Guard at Griffis gym

Tuesday 1/8

  • Student Expectation: UIL Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: Clarinets 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 
  • 3:30pm-5:30pm – Woodwind and Percussion sectional

Wednesday 1/9

  • Student Expectation: UIL Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: Clarinets 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 
  • 3:45pm-5pm – Winter Guard at Griffis gym

Thursday 1/10

  • Student Expectation: UIL Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: Clarinets 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 
  • 3:30pm-5:30pm – Brass sectional

Friday 1/11

  • Student Expectation: UIL Program
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

3 “HOT” Questions

  • Band professionals will often describe their ideal sound as equivalent to a membranophone. Why do you think that is the case?
  • How would you describe your ideal ensemble sound? What other instrument would you compare it to and why?
  • What exercises can you do on a regular basis to attain your ideal sound?

Music Theory 1/7/19

Monday 1/7

  • Student Expectation: Score analysis
  • Stimulus: Music selection
  • Engaging Experience: Score study
  • Evidence of Learning: Students will understand the tonal center, melodic movement, and harmonic progression of Grade 3 music.
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

Tuesday 1/8

  • Student Expectation: Score analysis
  • Stimulus: Music selection
  • Engaging Experience: Score study
  • Evidence of Learning: Students will understand the tonal center, melodic movement, and harmonic progression of Grade 3 music.
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

Wednesday 1/9

  • Student Expectation: Score analysis
  • Stimulus: Music selection
  • Engaging Experience: Score study
  • Evidence of Learning: Students will understand the tonal center, melodic movement, and harmonic progression of Grade 3 music.
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

Thursday 1/10

  • Student Expectation: Score analysis
  • Stimulus: Music selection
  • Engaging Experience: Score study
  • Evidence of Learning: Students will understand the tonal center, melodic movement, and harmonic progression of Grade 3 music.
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

Friday 1/11

  • Student Expectation: Score analysis
  • Stimulus: Music selection
  • Engaging Experience: Score study
  • Evidence of Learning: Students will understand the tonal center, melodic movement, and harmonic progression of Grade 3 music.
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

3 “HOT” Questions

  • Band professionals will often describe their ideal sound as equivalent to a membranophone. Why do you think that is the case?
  • How would you describe your ideal ensemble sound? What other instrument would you compare it to and why?
  • What exercises can you do on a regular basis to attain your ideal sound?

Jazz Band 1/7/19

Monday 1/7

  • Student Expectation: ATSSB Jazz Festival Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

Tuesday 1/8

  • Student Expectation: ATSSB Jazz Festival Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

Wednesday 1/9

  • Student Expectation: ATSSB Jazz Festival Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

Thursday 1/10

  • Student Expectation: ATSSB Jazz Festival Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

Friday 1/11

  • Student Expectation: Artist analysis
  • Stimulus: Artist selection
  • 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: Membranophone – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/2141-membranophone 

3 “HOT” Questions

  • Band professionals will often describe their ideal sound as equivalent to a membranophone. Why do you think that is the case?
  • How would you describe your ideal ensemble sound? What other instrument would you compare it to and why?
  • What exercises can you do on a regular basis to attain your ideal sound?
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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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All Region Success!

Congratulations to Jason Blasingame, Katie Jenkins, Casey Johnson, Joseph Lambert, Matthew Marlborough, and Alex Whitlock for making the All Region Band last night!!

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Lesson Plans 12/2

Band 12/3/18

Monday 12/3

  • Student Expectation: All Region Day
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: If you are not going to all region, work on your first pass-off video.
  • 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
    • Flute / Clarinet / Percussion no sectionals today due to all region
  • All-Region Mabank HS (18786 US-175, Mabank, TX 75147)
    • Students will go to A lunch
    • After lunch, come to the band hall for equipment check and load bus
    • 1pm – depart for Mabank HS
    • 3pm – Auditions begin
    • Approximately 9pm auditions will end and we will load the bus and return home.

Tuesday 12/4

  • 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: Clarinets 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 
  • 3:45pm-5pm – Saxophone / Low Reed sectionals

Wednesday 12/5

  • 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: Clarinets 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 
  • 3:45pm-5pm
    • Winter Guard at Griffis gym
    • Brass sectionals

Thursday 12/6

  • 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: Clarinets 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: Tonic – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3622-tonic 

Friday 12/7

  • 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 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 12/3/18

Monday 12/3

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Melodies
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of intervals of 2nd through 13th
  • 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 12/4

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Melodies
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of intervals of 2nd through 13th
  • 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 12/5

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Intervals
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of intervals of 2nd through 13th
  • 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 12/6

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Melodies
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of intervals of 2nd through 13th
  • 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 12/7

  • 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 12/3/18

Monday 12/3

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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 12/4

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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 12/5

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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 12/6

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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 12/7

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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 

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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Lesson Plans 11/26

Band 11/26/18

Monday 11/26

  • Student Expectation: Russian Folk Song Suite
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford. All Region is next Monday December 3rd.
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam 
  • 3:45pm-5pm
    • Winter Guard at Griffis gym
    • Flute / Clarinet / Percussion sectionals (everyone in the band hall)

Tuesday 11/27

  • 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: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford. All Region is next Monday December 3rd.
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam
  • 3:45pm-5pm – Saxophone / Low Reed sectionals (everyone in the band hall)

Wednesday 11/28

  • 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: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford. All Region is next Monday December 3rd.
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam
  • 3:45pm-5pm
    • Winter Guard at Griffis gym
    • Brass sectionals (everyone in the band hall)

Thursday 11/29

  • Student Expectation: Parade Music
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford. All Region is next Monday December 3rd.
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam
  • 4pm-5pm – Parade rehearsal with the Mighty Fox Band and Alumni. Former band members must attend the rehearsal if they want to march with us on Friday.

Friday 11/30

  • Student Expectation: Parade Music
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford. All Region is next Monday December 3rd.
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam
  • Christmas Parade
    • After 1st period we will load the truck with everything we need.
    • 5pm – Meet at the stadium for a short warm up then move to the parade line up.
    • 6:30pm – Parade begins.
    • After the parade we will load the truck.

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 11/26/18

Monday 11/26

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Intervals
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of intervals of 2nd through 13th
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

Tuesday 11/27

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Intervals
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of intervals of 2nd through 13th
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

Wednesday 11/28

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Intervals
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of intervals of 2nd through 13th
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

Thursday 11/29

  • Student Expectation: MusicTheory.net
  • Stimulus: 3Blue1Brown
  • Engaging Experience: Intervals
  • Evidence of Learning: Mastery of intervals of 2nd through 13th
  • 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: Seventh – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/3096-seventh

Friday 11/30

  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

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 11/26/18

Monday 11/26

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

Tuesday 11/27

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

Wednesday 11/28

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

Thursday 11/29

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

Friday 11/30

  • Student Expectation: Christmas Program (December 10th)
  • 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: Beam – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/390-beam

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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