Weekly Outlines

 

November 19 to 23

Music

Grade 1

  • The students will continue to learn about time values for quarter, half, and whole notes.  They will also practice the songs Winter Wonderland and Come Rejoicing! for the Christmas play.

Grade 2

  • The students will learn the terms refer to changes in dynamics:  crescendo and decrescendo.   They will also practice the songs Christmas Time is Here and Come Rejoicing for the Christmas play.

Grade 3

  • Instrumental
    • Recorder Karate – pages 4 and 5
    • There will be a playing assessment at the end of the month based on page 4.
  • Choral
    • It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas
    • Come Rejoicing!
  • Theory
    • Reviewing types of notes, rests, and their time values.

Grade 4

  • Instrumental
    • Recorder Karate – pages 8 and 9
    • There will be a playing assessment at the end of the month.
  • Choral
    • Nuttin’ for Christmas
    • Come Rejoicing!
  • Theory
    • Reviewing types of notes, rests, and their time values.

Grade 5

  • Instrumental
    • Rhythm Pattern No. 1
    • Ode to Joy
    • O Christmas Tree
  • Choral
    • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
    • Come Rejoicing!
  • Theory
    • Students will complete a theory review worksheet.

Grade 6

  • Instrumental
    • Rhythm Pattern No. 1
    • Mary Ann
    • Down in the Valley
    • There will be a playing test at the end of the month.
  • Choral
    • We Need A Little Christmas
    • Come Rejoicing!
  • Theory
    • Students will continue to practice reading ledger lines.
    • Musical terms that refer to tempo and dynamics.

Grade 7

  • Instrumental
    • Rhythm Pattern No. 1
    • O Canada
    • Jingle Bells
  • Choral
    • Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing
    • Come Rejoicing!
  • Theory
    • review of tones and semitones
    • applying the major scale formula T  T  ST  T  T  T  ST

Grade 8

  • Instrumental
    • Rhythm Pattern No. 1
    • Etude No. 1
    • Deck the Halls
  • Choral
    • Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
    • Come Rejoicing!
  • Theory
    • The students will continue to study the Classical period of music.

Computers

Grade 1

  • The students will continue to type their short story into Google Docs.

Grade 2

  • The students will continue to practice highlighting text in documents for the purpose of changing the font type and/or size.

 Grade 3

  • The students will continue to practice basic editing in Google Docs.

Grade 4

  • The students will practice typing a document using specific font types and sizes.  They will also learn how to use different spacing between paragraphs.

Grade 5

  • The students will continue to practice creating charts within Google Sheets.  There will be a Google Sheets assessment on December 17.

Grade 6

  • The students will practice creating a variety of spreadsheets.  There will be a spreadsheet unit assessment on December 17th.

Grade 7

  • The students will learn how to use multiple formulas in Google Sheets.  There will be a spreadsheet unit assessment on December 17th.

Grade 8

  • The students will practice using the if and conditional functions in Google Sheets.  There will be a final unit test on December 12.

Mathematics

Grade 8

  • Lessons 41 to 45
  • Cumulative Test #8 on Friday, November 23
  • We will continue to investigate the hidden mathematics in nature.