2018.Jan.10th Music PLT Meeting

Elementary Music Participants:

Beth Tarter of Roosevelt

Sheridan Steffler of Park Ridge

Tony Bradshaw of Lake Ridge

Sara Neddo of Centennial

Laura Broderick of Snake River

Amy Olsen of Reagan

Barbara Rodenhiser of Central 

Diana Hale of Willow Creek

Adriana Sene of Endeavor

Nicole Keller of Owyhee

Bill Weaver of Iowa 

Renee Corvo of New Horizons

  

Missed Today:
Laura Bates of Greenhurst

 

Norms

  1. We are thoughtful, positive, sharing members of the music PLC.

  2. We are deliberate with our time and considerate of other’s time.

  3. We are focused on our common goals for our students and for our pedagogy. 

 

Opening movement from Laura Broderick

Step Lively Bingo on Step Lively CD number 6.
https://youtu.be/yp8Lk3gSlmU

Kindergarteners and 1st graders.  
In lines and BINGO: clap, feet, and hands.

turn (both)
cross over hands on B I N G O
 and turn (facing new partner)

Partner rules:
Be Nice
Be Gentle
Do your best

Partner again, and sit down.
 
Who has a compliment for a partner?  (So and So was being gentle)
Who has an appreciation for a partner?  

Sometimes name partner's name when switch.

AB form

To make more complicated (for older students), walk in circle holding hands on A section.



Repertoire for teaching form  

Create AB form with any song we have

·
Echo (kindergarten)
Down by the Bay
Charlie Over the Ocean            
There was a man, and he was mad

Books:
My Aunt Came Back
There was a Bear

·Call and Response

Michael Row your Boat A Shore
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Oh did you feed my cow?

Books:
The Crab Fish
The Tailor and the Mouse
Rap at Tap Tap


·AB  "Binary"
Dances:

Step Lively BINGO
La Raspa
The Hora            
Can't Jump Josie (the River Song in Step Lively; two people in middle and exponentially gross more.
Chicken On the Fence Post

·ABA "Ternary"            

Show Fly
Trepak
Dance Sugar Plum Fairies

·Rondo (ABACA...)


Sleigh Ride
Nutcracker March
Rats For Lunch
Bananas and Cream


Tony's List:
Fur Elise 
A Rondo for Lunch (SBMM_Gr3_07 track 29)  Speech Piece
Alla Turca P.60 "Turkish Rondo" Sonata No.11 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UvGf13H6wQ
Beethoven: Piano Sonata #8 In C Minor, Op. 13, "Pathétique" - 3. Rondo, Allegro (SBMM_Gr4_08 track 18)
Mozart: Horn Concerto #1 In D, K 412 - 2. Rondo: Allegro (SBMM_GR5_07 track 17)

·Theme and Variation

Laura:
Copland's Simple Gifts Applachian 
Appalachian Spring, "Variations on Simple Gifts" (Listening) p. 185 (SBMM_Gr5_09 track 19)
5th does rhythm theme and variation.

Theme and Variation for Percussion (SBMM_Gr5_04 track5)

Sheridan has a slide show that shows instruments
Hot Cross Buns and play on recorder. Make it minor. Syncopation, invert it, make it dynamic. Make up a variation: Once Upon A Music Class (upper grade)

Mary Had a Little Lamb
Groups of 3-4 and make theme and three variations.

Happy Birthday sung in different styles

Video of girl playing Mozart's "Ah, Vous...

Ive's Variation on America

Tony's List:
In the Hall Of The Mountain King (inspired music in recent Trolls Movie):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ck_gUPGCV9Q
The Red Poppy (SBMM_Gr4_09 track 26)
Minka (SBMM_Gr4_09 track 21)
Variations On "Ah, Vous Dirai-Je, Maman:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BTvoqVK420

ll: One great idea! Repeated many times! :ll  

 (done with some theatrics; you can imagine; I did a death for the last variation, and my fifth graders celebrated!)

 

Ta, titi, ta, ta:

 

Body Percussion imitating 

Ideas from students performed

Have a moment to pick one instrument

Sort medals, woods, membranes and pitched

Play following cues of conductor (loud/soft, fast/slow, medals, woods, membranes, pitched, combinations)

Listen: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, Movement 2 (Listening) p. 97*

 

 

*Gr1_3 track 23 




Children's Concert Reminder   

March 1st BUT email arrived today saying that might change to February 26th or 28th...??
Updated #s to Sara by the end of January


2nd grade movement/composing activity share   From Amy Olsen 

ABA form with 2nd grade. Could do AB with 1st grade.

Locomotor vs non-locomotor
List locomotor movements (move through space)
List of non-locomotor movements (waving, dabbing) 

Choose a partner

Two stacks of words (green and Orange)
Make a pattern
One locomotor and one non-locomotor (choose from fan of cards that are face down)


Title Locomotor "A" and title non-locomotor "B"

We're going to make an ABA form

Each group to talk about patterns (Orange, Green, Orange)

Talk and figure out how to do actions exactly the same.

Now on to instruments, and one person to play what it sounds like.  One person plays and other moves. Then we'll perform this.

https://youtu.be/KMKHZHWYXv4


Sing-A-Longs   

Adriana made it caroling: singing to reading partner room.
Sara takes choir caroling with teachers
Amy's school has grade level (teachers) do some performance


Tabled for next time:

Music Programs   Do's and don'ts, audience behaviors, suggestions for themes, etc.

Bring disasters and stories of what worked and what didn't work!

Allow kids to wave to parents at a set time
Principal makes a statement

Music K8 has new song "Put Your Phone Down"
Videos of do's and don'ts to show at the start.

Dates early and reminders.


New sub: Jane Nickans (retired music teacher)


TODOs:
Sheridan will make 5 more norm cards and video of Mozart's Theme and Variation
Amy: is Step Lively still in print?  Share lesson plan and list of words.
Permission slips for Concert

 

ll: One great idea! Repeated many times! :ll  

 

(done with some theatrics; you can imagine; I did a death for the last variation, and my fifth graders celebrated!)

 

 

 

Ta, titi, ta, ta:

 

Body Percussion imitating 

Ideas from students performed

Have a moment to pick one instrument

Sort medals, woods, membranes and pitched

Play following cues of conductor (loud/soft, fast/slow, medals, woods, membranes, pitched, combinations)

Listen: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, Movement 2 (Listening) p. 97*



*Gr1_3 track 23 


ll: One great idea! Repeated many times! :ll  

 

(done with some theatrics; you can imagine; I did a death for the last variation, and my fifth graders celebrated!)

 

 

 

Ta, titi, ta, ta:

 

Body Percussion imitating 

Ideas from students performed

Have a moment to pick one instrument

Sort medals, woods, membranes and pitched

Play following cues of conductor (loud/soft, fast/slow, medals, woods, membranes, pitched, combinations)

Listen: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, Movement 2 (Listening) p. 97*



*Gr1_3 track 23 


ll: One great idea! Repeated many times! :ll  

 

(done with some theatrics; you can imagine; I did a death for the last variation, and my fifth graders celebrated!)

 

 

 

Ta, titi, ta, ta:

 

Body Percussion imitating 

Ideas from students performed

Have a moment to pick one instrument

Sort medals, woods, membranes and pitched

Play following cues of conductor (loud/soft, fast/slow, medals, woods, membranes, pitched, combinations)

Listen: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, Movement 2 (Listening) p. 97*



*Gr1_3 track 23 


ll: One great idea! Repeated many times! :ll  

 

(done with some theatrics; you can imagine; I did a death for the last variation, and my fifth graders celebrated!)

 

 

 

Ta, titi, ta, ta:

 

Body Percussion imitating 

Ideas from students performed

Have a moment to pick one instrument

Sort medals, woods, membranes and pitched

Play following cues of conductor (loud/soft, fast/slow, medals, woods, membranes, pitched, combinations)

Listen: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, Movement 2 (Listening) p. 97*



*Gr1_3 track 23