It was fun to see everybody play! If you haven't already sent me a video of Alouette, please text me or send it using Marco Polo.
Homework: p. 32–35 Students can read about Mozart, the composer of "A Royal Problem" (which is really Symphony No. 40 in G minor) and need to label, add a repeat sign and double bar line, and determine which themes are major and minor. (See p. 60 in the Reference Section for the answers.)
Song of Joy
After experiencing it with our bodies, your child is ready to execute this tricky upbeat rhythm with their fingers. This song is also an opportunity to play as part of an ensemble in class and to audiate the model in their head while playing on their own.
Speaking of playing as an ensemble staff, check out this live instrument flash mob of Ode to Joy in Spain!
Hows it going with your flashcards? Have you shuffled in the treble clef lines yet? Click here for an online game to quiz your student on all of the treble clef notes we have learned so far!
For my convenience, I have preloaded content for the whole semester. I will update each future post with specific time-sensitive info before I send the link each week. If you choose to read ahead you might see details that don’t apply to your child’s class. For this reason I do not recommend reading ahead. Thank you!
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