School of Rock Schedule - Fall

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Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 17 (June 4-8)

  • Mon: Start Song Writing Research Project

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Week 16 (May 29 - June 1

  • Tues-Wed: Create Something Musical to Share Friday
    • IDO
    • YOUDO/WEDO
      • Create and/or record and simple composition between Tuesday and Wednesday classes
      • You can do this solo or with another person
      • The compostion MUST be original
      • The composition MUST be at least 8 measures of time
      • There MUST be a hook from at least one of the following:
        • Rhythm
        • Melody
        • Harmony
        • Bass
      • Be prepared to share on Thursday right at the beginning of class
        • You can either play it live or play from the computer
        • We will only listen to the first part of the composition, listing for the hook

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Week 15 (May 21-25)

  • Fri: Review Arts Night
    • IDO
      • Remind Le Duc is gone next next Tuesday and Wednesday
        • The sub will be documenting on task activity
        • Thanks for being on task :)
    • WEDO
      • Review Arts Night School of Rock Production

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Week 14 (May 14-18)


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Week 13 (May 7-11)

  • Mon-Fri: Week 3: Start (NAME of COMPOSITION) Music Production
    • IDO
      • Remind Music Production Project process
      • Review the Recording Schedule
      • Share H4n Audio Deck process
        • 4CH000I.wav <--- This is "I" for input or the mic connections on the bottom of the H4n
          • Input 1 = Left input/channel
          • Input 2 = Right input/channel
        • 4CH000M.wav <--- This is "M" for the stereo mic on the top of the H4n
          • This has both the lft and right channels for full stereo sound
    • WEDO
      • Mr. Le Duc's room is going to be quiet for students to listen to their recording on their own computers
      • Warm up, tune guitar, practice in Mr. Wright's Room
      • Green room recording times
      • Sound room listening time is 7 minutes after your recording time
    • YOUDO
      • Work on impoving your composition: music structure (melody, arrangement), recording sound quality, and performance with your instrument
      • You will need all three recordings placed together in a combined audio clip with your explanation of what developed over the 3 weeks

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Week 12 (April 30 - May 4)

  • Fri: Listen to Recordings and Take Notes
    • WEDO
      • Mr. Le Duc will play all student recordings and we will take notes on how to improve the sound quality
  • Mon-Thurs: Week 2: Start (NAME of COMPOSITION) Music Production
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Mr. Le Duc's room is going to be quiet for students to listen to their recording on their own computers
      • Warm up, tune guitar, practice in Mr. Wright's Room
      • Green room recording times
      • Sound room listening time is 7 minutes after your recording time
    • YOUDO
      • Work on impoving your composition: music structure (melody, arrangement), recording sound quality, and performance with your instrument

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Week 11 (April 23-27)

  • Fri: Listen to Recordings and Take Notes
    • WEDO
      • Mr. Le Duc will play all student recordings and we will take notes on how to improve the sound quality

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Week 10 (April 16-20)

  • Tues: Record Composition and Upload to SoundCloud, Finish Missing Work
    • YOUDO
      • Record and upload to SoundCloud your revision of your composition from a few weeks ago
      • Finish any missing work and publish to your blog
  • Mon: Review Completed Work, Review Spring Schedule and Skills List
    • Warm Up
      • Practice Stretch goal
    • IDO
      • Le Duc back from Cispus!
    • WEDO
      • Listen to some student work
      • Discuss mixing and mastering work for next project
    • YOUDO
      • Review blog posts looking for missing elements
      • Participate in spring scheduling and skills priorities

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Week 9 (April 9-13)


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Week 8 (Mar. 26-30)


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Week 7 (Mar. 19-23)

  • Fri: Review Scripts
    • Warm Up
      • Watch nothing, and like it!
    • IDO
      • Hand out printed scripts
    • WE DO
      • Pick units for the rest fo the year
    • YOUDO
      • Update stretch goals and set schedule
  • Thurs: Work on Composition
    • WE DO
      • Help each other
    • YOUDO
      • Rehearse scripts (Printed copies are on the table)
  • Wed: Watch Heart - Behind the Music
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Share feedback about the screeplays and shot lists
    • WE DO
      • Help each other
    • YOUDO
      • Finish scripts

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Week 6 (Mar. 12-16)


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Week 5 (Mar. 5-9)


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Week 4 (Feb. 26 - Mar. 2)


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Week 3 (Feb. 21-23)


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Week 2 (Feb. 12-16)

  • Mon: BONUS DAY: Finish Original Composition Arrangement
    • Le Duc helping teachers at the OSD office today
    • YOUDO
      • Be prepared to share your composition tomorrow, either recorded on computer or played live

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Week 1 (Feb. 5-9)


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