Schilling Farms Middle School

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Weekly agenda - April 24-28

Concert Preparation
Rehearsing all class pieces in preparation for the concert.
Ninja, Antagonist, A spark of Courage, Celtic Dance

Weekly Agenda - April 10-14

Concert Preparation
Rehearsing all class pieces in preparation for the concert.
Ninja, Antagonist, A spark of Courage, Celtic Dance

Weekly agenda - March 27- April 1

Agenda:
Book pages - Review 36-41
New song: Ninja!
Solo and Ensemble - Students should be learning their solo found on schoology. They have until Monday to submit a recording of their song to schoolgy for their midpoint quiz. 
SATURDAY - April 1 - SOLO and ENSEMBLE - TEST GRADE

Agenda:
Book pages - Review 36-39. Learn 40-41
New song: Ninja!
Solo and Ensemble - Students should be learning the easy solo found on schoology.
FRIDAY - March 24 Upload 1st 1/2 of solo to schoology
SATURDAY - April 1 - SOLO and ENSEMBLE

Weekly agenda - Feb 27- Mar 3

Announcements:
Solo and Ensemble registration went home. An e-copy is on schoology. Registration is due on Tuesday Mar. 28. 
Agenda:
Book pages - 36-39. Students will be quizzed over their C/E strings. 1st 4 measures of Monday's Melody or Shepherds Hey.
New song: Ninja!
Solo and Ensemble - Students should be learning the easy solo found on schoology.

Weekly Agenda - Jan 30- Feb 3

Method Book Pages: 24-33
Skills: Students are reviewing G notes, slurs, ties, and natural notes.
Songs: Antagonist (Goal Full Song) and Celtic Dance
Next Assessment: C and F natural
Announcements: None

Weekly Agenda Jan 23-37

Method Book Pages: 24-29, 30-31 32-33
Skills: Students are learning to play G notes, slurs, ties, and natural notes.
Songs: Antagonist and Celtic Dance
Next Assessment: C and F natural
Announcements: Orchestra Booster Meeting on Thursday, Jan 26 at 6 in SFMS Cafeteria

Weekly Agenda Jan 16-20

Method Book Pages: 24-29, 32-33
Skills: Students are learning to play G notes, slurs, ties, and natural notes.
Songs: Antagonist and Celtic Dance
Next Assessment: Slurs
Announcements: Orchestra Booster Meeting on Thursday, Jan 26 at 6 in SFMS Cafeteria

Weekly Agenda Sept 26-30

6th Grade Objective/ Reminders Read notes without the letters written in. Pictures Thursday/ Fundrasier Due Tuesday
EE Pages Pages 12-15
Review bow hold, Instrument playing position, putting fingers down for E, F#, G, B, C#, D
Scales D Major Scale
Quiz Twinkle Theme
Class music Twinkle Variations, D Major Scale

Weekly agenda - Sept 19-23

6th Grade Objective/ Reminders Students will practice Twinkle Variations (w/ class rhythms), Twinkle Theme, and D Major Scale w/ class rhythms. Students will start reading notes without their letter names written in. (Sing/pluck/play)
EE Pages Pages 12-15
Review bow hold, Instrument playing position, putting fingers down for E, F#, G, B, C#, D
Scales D Major Scale
Quiz Start working toward Twinkle Quiz
Class music Twinkle Variations

Weekly Agenda - Sept 12-15

6th Grade Objective/ Reminders Students will learn the notes B, C# and D on the A string and begin to practice their Twinkles. We will finish quizzes Mon-Wed.
EE Pages Pages 4-13
Review string names, pluck on D and A, pencil bow hold, bow hold on bow, putting fingers down for E, F#, G.
Scales D Major Scale
Quiz Pg. 9 Lightly Row
Class music Twinkle Variations

Weekly Agenda - Sept 6-9

6th Grade Objective/ Reminders Know string names, pluck on D and A, pencil bow hold, bow hold on bow, putting fingers down for E, F#, G. Students will learn the notes B, C# and D on the A string and begin to practice their Twinkles. ORCHESTRA PICTURES -RESCHEDULED FOR SEPT 29, EXTRA SHIRTS FORM - SEPT 9
EE Pages Pages 4-11
Review Parts of Insturment. Fingers on the D string pg 6-9, BOW BUILDER ONE and FOUR (pg 12)
Scales  
Quiz Pg. 9 Lightly Row
Class music Twinkle Variations

Agenda - Aug 29-Sept 2

6th Grade Objective/ Reminders Know string names, pluck on D and A, pencil bow hold, bow hold on bow, putting fingers down for E, F#, G. PRACTICE RECORDS DUE MONDAY - Must have 5 days of practice but no minimum amount practice required this week only. ORCHESTRA BOOSTER MEETING on Aug 30, 7 pm in Cafeteria. All parents and students please attend.
EE Pages Pages 4-9
Review Parts of Insturment. Fingers on the D string pg 6-7, BOW BUILDER ONE and FOUR (pg 12)
Scales  
Quiz Pg. 9 Lightly Row (will start Aug 30th)
Class music  

Agenda - Aug 22-26

6th Grade Objective/ Reminders Fingers on the D String and Rhythms on open strings. FIRST PRACTICE RECORD DUE MONDAY
EE Pages Pages 4-7
Review Know string names, pluck on D and A, pencil bow hold. Practice the BOW BUILDER ONE
Scales  
Quiz Parts of Insturment
Class music