Mrs. Julie Rhoades - Music


Mrs. Julie Rhoades - Music


Mrs. Julie Rhoades - Music


Mrs. Julie Rhoades - Music


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is.

William P. Merrill

 

Music News...

  • CCE Chorus meets every Tuesday in the Music Rm. from 7:45-8:15.  Please be sure to be on time.
  • CCJH Chorus rehearses during Study Hall until 3:10 every Tuesday & Thursday.
 
Chorus Notes...
 
CCJH Chorus -
       Wednesday After School Musical Rehearsals begin 3/1, 3-4:00 in Music Rm.
 
       These extra rehearsals will be held on the following dates:  3/1, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 4/6(TH), and 4/12
 
 
All Cast rehearsals for CCJH and CCE Choruses will be from 3:15 - 5:00 at CCE on the following dates:
       4/19, 4/20, 4/21, 4/24
 
 
 
Dates to remember

                       

For 2016 - 2017...

  

Spring Musical      Tuesday, April 25   6:30   Cast Call for warm-up - 6:10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




                                                                                           

 Week of February 27...

6th Grade - Drumming

 New Trimester begins.  Students will need a pocket folder with loose leaf.  Begin Unit 1 - Rhythm notation

 

7th Grade - Keyboard/Guitar

 New Trimester begins.  Students will need a pocket folder with loose leaf.  Begin Unit 1 - Rhythm review

 

8th Grade - Music Appreciation

 New Trimester begins.  Students will need a spiral notebook.  Begin Unit 1 - Medieval Period

 

 

 

                                     

For Junior High...

 Music Theory.net            Music Tech Teacher - Games & Quizzes      

Name the Note                

 

                 

For Fun...   

Creating Music.Com              Music Games.Net     SFSKids.org      Disney Music  

Theta Music Trainer    Science of Music 

 

 

Videos...

 Weird Alien Instrument

 

    From Inside a Guitar         

                                            

 

 

CCE Music Classes

 

All Kindergarten through 5th grade classes have a 30-minute music class each week. 

 

Kindergarten

Kindergarten units for the year include “Off to School”, “Learning New Things”, “All About Me”, and “Ways to Travel”.  Our units include learning about ways to use our voice, long/short, high/low and beat.

 

1st Grade

Included in the units for 1st grade are “Music, Music Everywhere”, “Long and Short, High and Low”, “Tapping, Walking, Dancing”, and “Rainy Days, Sunny Days”.  The 1st grade curriculum includes many activities on beat, rhythm and tempo.

 

2nd Grade

In 2nd grade, our units include “Music is Mine to Share, “Let’s Play the Day Away”, “Take a New Path”, and “The Sky’s the Limit”.  New in the 2nd grade curriculum is an introduction to music reading.

 

3rd Grade

Throughout the year, our 3rd grade music units include “Games We Share”, “Going Places”, and “Everyday Music.” 

 

4th Grade

4th Grade is Recorder time!  Through the Recorder Karate curriculum, the students will learn to play melodies with up to 7 notes, earning "belts" as they complete each level.  Students will present a recital in May.  

 

5th Grade

In 5th Grade, we study American music.  Students will become familiar with forms of music that are uniquely American, including our patriot songs, folk songs, jazz, and more.

 

Grading

Music grades are given based on participation and effort.  If a child is following the classroom rules and is participating with the class, he/she will receive an A or S+ in music. 

 

CCJH Music & Classes

 

Chorus

Class is open to all Jr. High students.  Focus of this class is to develop vocal and performance skills in a fun, group setting.  During the first semester, students work to prepare selections for our Christmas Concert in mid-December.  The performance  includes both seasonal and non-seasonal selections. 5th grade band and the CCE Chorus also perform at this concert.  During the second semester, students prepare a musical.  Along with the CCE Chorus, student show off their singing, dancing and drama skills in an April performance.  Chorus grades are based on participation, knowledge or music and skills demonstrated in performance.

6th Grade - Drumming

Our 6th grade students will focus on rhythm.  Students will learn rhythmic notation.  They will also experience playing different percussion instruments.  Students will learn drumming styles from around the world and experience playing these rhythms on small ensembles.  Grades are based on participation, ensemble playing and knowledge of rhythms and rhythm styles.

7th Grade - Keyboard/Guitar

In this class, students are able to learn to play basic keyboard, guitar, or both.  Students work at their own pace to learn to play their instrument, as well as learning basic music theory.  Instruction is individualized to each student.  Grades are based on participation and assessment at the end of each learning activity.

8th Grade - Music Appreciation

Students will explore the history of music, learning about composers and styles of the 6 historical periods. Students will also experience the music of each historical period through various hands-on activities.  A unit on the history of Rock music is also included.  Grades are based on participation, projects and tests based on class notes and discussions.

 

Year Long Plans for Music can be found under the Files Tab.