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									GENERAL MUSIC
      Waunakee Middle School
                 Mrs. Spicer
What do students’ learn?
-Music Standards-
            MUSIC PERFORMANCE

• SINGING

• INSTRUMENTS
What do students’ learn?
-Music Standards-
             MUSIC CREATIVITY

• IMPROVISATION
Create New Music on the Spot!

• COMPOSITION
Write Your Own Music!
What do students’ learn?
-Music Standards-
             MUSIC LITERACY

• READING AND NOTATING
Learn How to Read Music!
What do students’ learn?
-Music Standards-
               MUSIC RESPONSE

• ANALYSIS
Listen to Music and Describe it!

• EVALUATION
Critique your Own and Other’s
    Performances!
What do students’ learn?
-Music Standards-
            MUSIC CONNECTIONS

• ARTS
Compare Music to Other Arts and School
  Subjects!

• HISTORY AND CONNECTIONS
Learn Music History and World Music!
What do students’ learn?
Additional Skills
• TECHNOLOGY
Computers – Composition Software – Internet
  Research– Word - Powerpoint – Recording
• WRITING/READING
Music Journal – Internet Research - Article
• TEAMWORK
Ensemble Playing – Partner Work - Group
  Projects – Class Presentations
7th GRADE:

MUSIC UNITS
         MUSIC JOURNAL: LISTENING
1st Semester:

• Journey through Time (Western Music)
Middle Ages through Today!
Interview a Composer!

2nd Semester:

• Piano and Guitar
Student choice accepted!
             COMPOSITION

• SOUND COMPOSITION
Partner Compositions using Symbols, Body
  Language and Classroom Sounds!

• COMPUTER COMPOSITION
Create your own music on the computer!
  Choose your own instruments
   and sounds!
           MUSIC NOTATION

• MUSIC THEORY REVIEW
Review how to read notes and rhythms!
Music Games!

• PERCUSSION (DRUMS)
Play Drums and Shakers! Read rhythms with
  computer accompaniment!
                 KEYBOARD

• MUSIC THEORY REVIEW
Review how to read notes and rhythms!
• KEYBOARD
Play Piano! Recitals, Duets, Improvisation,
Composition, and much more!
                  GUITAR

• INTRODUCTION TO GUITAR
Play an Acoustic Guitar! Read Music! Learn
  about electric/bass guitar!
8th GRADE:

MUSIC UNITS
MUSIC JOURNAL: LISTENING

• American Music



                   • World Music
• Student Choice



                    • Swing/Rock
                STOMP

• STOMP IMPROVISATION




• COMPOSITION
          ETHNOMUSICOLOGY

• TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD
Explore world music and cultures through the
  internet!

• POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
Group Project: Present your findings
as an ethnomusicologist to the class!
       WORLD DRUMMING

• WORLD DRUMMING
Africa

        Middle East

                              Caribbean

              (Drum Presentations for 7th Grade Classes
                  Left: Senor Fanta’s Class)
            SWING/ROCK

• SWING MUSIC
Blues Guitar       Swing Culture &
Jazz Listening         Lingo

• ROCK
Drumset            Bands and
                     Performers

								
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