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Hello! My Name is Ms. Heal! I will be your child’s music teacher for the 2018-2019 school year! This is my 5th year teaching at St. Adalbert Catholic Academy and Resurrection Ascension Catholic Academy and I am excited to make this our best year yet! 

2018-2019 School Year

General Music Syllabus


Ms. Heal

Course Description:

General Music classes will be offered daily for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Each level of instruction is increased in depth and rigor as students continue from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Activities in the classroom include singing, playing percussion instruments, movement activities, and many more. This curriculum when combined with effective instruction, enables students to achieve the overall goal for arts education in the state of New York.

Classroom Materials:

Each student will be required to bring a folder and pencil to music class. Failure to bring the required materials to music class will result in a lowered preparation grade for the day.

General Music Activities:

Concepts and skills will be developed by incorporating the following activities:

  1. Singing
  2. Kinesthetic movement
  3. Playing classroom instruments
  4. Audio/Visual
  5. Written assignments (given on occasion depending on grade level)
  6. Projects (given on occasion depending on grade level)
  7. Cross-curriculum incorporations

Classroom Rules:

  1. Be Polite
  2. Be Positive
  3. Be Productive
  4. Be Prepared
  5. Always do your best!
  6. HAVE FUN!
  7. Ask before you touch any equipment.

Grading:

  • Participation 50%
  • Behavior 20%
  • Performance 20%
  • Preparation 10%

*  If written assignments/projects are assigned, they will be factored into the participation percentage

*  If you do not attend the Spring Concert for an UNEXCUSED reason you will be assigned an alternative assignment. 

What’s Happening in Music Class?

Nursery:  Graduation Songs/Rhythm Sticks

PK:  Spring Concert Music

Kindergarten:  Spring Concert Music   

1st Grade:  Spring Concert Music         

2nd Grade:  Spring Concert Music         

3rd Grade:  Spring Concert Music          

4th Grade:  Spring Concert Music    

5th Grade:  Spring Concert Music 

6th Grade:  Spring Concert Music 

7th Grade:  Spring Concert Music   

8th Grade:  Spring Concert Music  

Spring Concert Listening Library:

Glee Club Listening Library:

“California Dreamin’ ”

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“Shallow”

“Brave”

 

“Give Us Hope”  

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