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Keyboarding 1 Outline

Keyboarding 1 Outline

I.                   First Nine Weeks

           a.     Week 1                                                            

                                           i.      Introduction                                                         

                                           ii.      Pre-test, discussion about musical elements                                                      

                                          iii.      Rhythm                                                       

                                           iv.      Time signatures

           b.     Week 2                                                            

                                           i.      Treble Clef                                                         

                                          ii.      Bass Clef                                                      

                                           iii.      Grand Staff                                                       

                                          iv.      Where notes fall on the keyboard

          c.     Week 3                                                            

                                             i.      Test review                                                         

                                           ii.      Written Test                                                     

                                         iii.      Reading the Grand Staff

          d.     Week 4                                                            

                                          i.      Finger Numbers                                                         

                                         ii.      Playing Technique                                                      

                                        iii.      Dynamics                                                       

                                        iv.      Begin playing

          e.     Weeks 5 and 6                                                            

                                          i.      "Gradual C," p. 31                                                         

                                         ii.      "F Below," p. 32                                                      

                                        iii.      "G Above," p. 33                                                       

                                         iv.      Playing Test and Written Test

          f.      Weeks 7, 8, and 9                                                            

                                        i.      "Fiddle Tune," p. 34                                                         

                                       ii.      "One Step at a Time," p. 35                                                      

                                     iii.      "Skip Around," p. 36                                                       

                                      iv.      "Waltzing Alone," p. 37                                                          

                                       v.      Playing and written Test

          g.     Week 10                                                            

                                        i.      Nine Weeks exam review                                                         

                                        ii.      Written 9 weeks exam

II.                Second Nine Weeks

          a.     Week 1                                                            

                                          i.      C Position                                                        

                                          ii.      Intervals                                                      

                                        iii.      Tied Notes                                                       

                                        iv.      Repeat Bars                                                          

                                          v.      Start music

            b.     Weeks 2, 3, and 4                                                            

                                            i.      "Gliding Alone," p. 40                                                         

                                           ii.      "Ode to Joy," p. 42                                                      

                                            iii.      "Love Somebody," p. 43                                                       

                                            iv.      "Aura Lee," p. 44                                                          

                                             v.      "Fifth Wheel," p. 45                                                       

                                          vi.      Playing Test

            c.     Week 5                                                            

                                           i.      Incomplete Measure                                                         

                                          ii.      Start Music

           d.     Weeks 6 and 7                                                            

                                          i.      "Interval Study," p. 46                                                         

                                         ii.      "When the Saints Go Marching In," p. 47                                                      

                                          iii.      Playing Test

            e.     Week 8                                                            

                                             i.      Review for semester Exam                                                         

                                            ii.      "Ode to Joy," p. 42                                                      

                                             iii.      "Fifth Wheel," p. 45                                                       

                                            iv.      "When the Saints Go Marching In," p. 47

             f.      Week 9                                                            

                                              i.      Semester Exams

III.             Third Nine Weeks

             a.     Week 1                                                            

                                                 i.      Whole Steps and Half Steps                                                         

                                               ii.      Sharps, Flats, and Naturals                                                     

                                             iii.      Start Music

             b.     Weeks 2, 3, and 4                                                            

                                                i.      "Money Can't Buy Everything," p. 51                                                         

                                               ii.      "Flat Top," p. 52                                                      

                                              iii.      "Naturally," p. 53                                                       

                                               iv.      Playing Test

             c.     Week 5                                                            

                                             i.      Endings                                                         

                                            ii.      Higher Octave C Position                                                      

                                           iii.      Staccato                                                      

                                           iv.      C Scale

            d.     Weeks 6, 7, 8, and 9                                                            

                                                i.      "Bright Lights"                                                         

                                               ii.      "Remember"                                                     

                                                iii.      "Short Drive"                                                       

                   iv.      "Dance"

                                                  v.      Third Nine Weeks Playing Exam

IV.           Fourth Nine Weeks

            a.     Week 1                                                            

                                              i.      G Position                                                         

                                              ii.      G Scale                                                      

                                               iii.      Accents                                                       

                                                  iv.      Start Music

             b.     Weeks 2, 3, and 4                                                            

                                                i.      "Midnight Shadows," p. 61                                                         

                                              ii.      "Summer Fun," p. 62                                                      

                                            iii.      "Miniature Waltz," p. 64                                                      

                                             iv.      Playing Test

              c.     Week 5                                                            

                                                 i.      D Scale                                                         

                                               ii.      Chord Symbols                                                      

                                               iii.      Start Music

            d.     Weeks 6, 7, and 8                                                            

                                               i.      "Mary Ann"                                                        

                                               ii.      "Simple Gifts"                                                      

                                              iii.      "Morning Classic"

             e.     Week 9                                                             

                                               i.      Final Exam

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