Weekly Music Room Update: December 4-8

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What did your child do in music this week?

K – This week we told a story with instruments “The Snowy Day” and we learned a winter song about making snowmen!

1 – This week we told a story with instruments “Snowmen at Night.” Ask your child what instrument they played.

2 – In second grade we have been exploring the staff. Ask your child to show you their “hand staff” and explain it to you. We took a sol mi la do song and put it on the staff together as a class. We played games AND instruments with our song.

3 – We learned a new song “Winter Walking” and we learned 5 different parts that went with it. I’m looking forward to learning 2 new parts next week!

4 – This week we conducted, moved, sang, and played in 3/4 time. Some classes even improvised in the c pentatonic scale on recorders and xylophones!

5 – We now have a google classroom! Students are working on 1 xylophone piece and 1 new drumming rhythm. See google classroom for homework assignment due Monday.

6 – We now have a google classroom in music! Students are working on a composition project. Two small assignments are due Monday.

Want to see Ms. Schmittle Perform? Check out the Chicago Chamber Choir’s concert this weekend and next weekend!

 

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