Weekly Outlines

January 21 to 25

Music

Grade 1

  • The students will be reading and performing rhythmic passages using snare drums.  They will also practice the songs Auld Lang Syne and Just One Person.

Grade 2

  • The students will continue to learn about the different woodwinds (reed vs non-reed).  They will take a closer look at how sounds are produced within the woodwinds.  The students will also practice the songs Auld Lang Syne and Just One Person.

Grade 3

  • Orange Belt Training – pages 5 and 6 in Recorder Karate
  • Quiz (Thursday) – musical terms that refer to tempo and dynamics
  • choral classes – Auld Lang Syne and Just One Person

Grade 4

  • Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises 1 to 8
  • Introduction to musical genres.
  • choral classes – Auld Lang Syne and Just One Person

Grade 5

  • Theory
    • ledger lines
  • Instrumental
    • C and G major scales
    • Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises 1 to 8
    • Sourwood Mountain

Grade 6

  • Theory
    • ledger lines
    • eighth notes and triplets
  • Instrumental
    • scales and primary chords of C and G major
    • Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises 1 to 8
    • Little Brown Jug

Grade 7

  • Theory
    • ledger lines
    • major keys that have up to four sharps
    • key signatures and accidentals
  • Instrumental
    • scales and primary chords of C, G and D major
    • Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises 1 to 8
    • Leaving on a Jet Plane

Grade 8

  • Theory
    • overview of music history from Renaissance to 20th Century
    • students will be given time to work on their music history overview during class
  • Instrumental
    • scales and primary chords of C, G and D major
    • Rhythmic Patterns #2
    • Bucket Drumming Study #1

Computers

Grade 1

  • The students will continue to type their short stories using Google Docs.

Grade 2

  • The students will continue to type and edit their short stories using Google Docs.

 Grade 3

  • The students will continue to design their posters using Google Docs.

Grade 4

  • The students will continue to design their posters using Google Docs.

Grade 5

  • The students will continue to design their posters using Google Docs.

Grade 6

  • The students will continue to design their travel brochures using Google Docs.

Grade 7

  • The students will continue to learn about desktop publishing using word processing software.

Grade 8

  • The students will continue to learn about desktop publishing using word processing software.

Mathematics

Grade 8

  • Lessons 61 to 64
  • There will be a cumulative math test on Tuesday.  It will cover everything up to and including lesson 60.