McGraw/Hill General Music Online Curriculum
Week of October 28
Continue exploring music in film
Week of October 21
Kennedy Center Honors – Led Zeppelin
Big Band Era
Music in Film
Week of October 14
Explore the Roots of Jazz and Jazz Fusion
Elton John 5:10
Weeks of Sept 23rd and 30th
Explore Opera: History and La Boheme along with Rent the Broadway Musical (based on La Boheme)
Explore Musical Theatre
Kennedy Center Honors – Rita Moreno
West Side Story – Question packet and Reflection Questions
Week of September 16th:
Explore Music Makers
- Composers and Songwriters
- American Masters
Week of September 9th:
View John Williams Kennedy Center Honors
Explore how we listen to music and experience music.
Explore composers and songwriters.
John Williams Kennedy Center Honors ( start at 1:42)
Week of September 3rd:
Explore Traditional, Popular and Classical Music Categories.
Week of August 26th:
Instrument Unit Quiz
Explore Music Categories and Instrument Timbre
Discuss and complete questionnaire about Rhythm, Country and Blues
Week of August 19th:
Week of August 12th:
Explore, through curriculum units and lessons, how music creates identity of individuals and nations. We will also explore famous musical families and their influence on the music world.
Week of August 5th:
What is music? What defines music? We will discuss rhythm, beats and how sound is organized to create music. Explore creating rhythm combinations through observing STOMP scenes and video.
The Staff, Clefs and Ledger Lines
Measures and Time Signature