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Monday Lesson Plan


Monday, Feb. 26,  2018

Focused Standards/ Georgia Performance Standards, Fine Arts, Band

MMSIB #1 - b

MMSIB #2 - a,b,c

MMSIB #3 - a,b,c


MMSIB #7 - a,c


MMSIB #8 - c

MMSIB #9 - a,c


Essential Question - What makes up a good rehearsal? 

Class Launcher Activity:

1. Assemble your instrument

2. Warm-Up your instrument: click on you instrument to view your exercises

Or click on the name of your instrument:

Flute - warm-up

Clarinet - warm-up

Alto Sax - warm-up

Trumpet  - warm-up

French Horn - warm-up

Trombone/Baritone - warm-up

Tuba - warm-up

Mallets - warm-up

Snare Drum - warm-up

Lesson Opener: Warm-up using C, F,  B flat, E flat, & A flat Concert  Scales (depending on knowledge of scales)

Teaching Strategies : Students will rehearse on:

Beginning Band: Essential Elements Book 1 Pages 20-28, Classics for Brass, Attack of the Garden Gnomes, Jus' Plain Blues

Intermediate Band: rehearse the following pieces - Essential Elements Book 2 Pages 22-35, Jurassic Park, The Tempest 

Advanced Band: Begin working on Georgia Large Group Performance Evaluation Music - Courage, Etowah, Dark Fortress

Summarizing Activities - The students will be reminded what peices they need to practice at home.

Assessment : Students may video themselves playing selected lines from their books and submit them online.

Increasing RIgor - Students should work on learning on how to "SPELL"  each scale. 

Differentiation - Students will perform pieces in sections. (IE) 1st trumpets, 2nd trumpets etc... Students have 4 ways to learn scales:

1. Note Names

2. Fingerings

3. Printed Notes

4. Whole & Half Step formula

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