Rock Weeks 13-19 Fall

Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 19 (Jan. 23-27)

  • Tues: Showcase Recordings, Remind about My Presentations, and Prepare for The Linkedin Final
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Remind about Talent Show Feb. 15th
        • Tryouts will take place on February 7th and 8th at 2:40 in the choir room
        • Sign up at the ASB office
        • First, second, and third place winners will also perform at this year's Recognition Assembly on February 24th
      • Remind students to complete the blog post
      • Share the My Presentations and semester final processes
    • WEDO
      • Listen to Recordings
    • YOUDO

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Week 18 (Jan. 17-20)


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Week 17 (Jan. 9-13)

  • Mon-Fri: Continue Sound Production Project
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Remind students to experiment and that all they need are 8 measures with the four elements
        • Rhythm
        • Melody
        • Harmony
        • Bass
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO 
      • Work on Sound Production Project
      • Create headings for:
        • Summary
        • 21st Century Skills Demonstrated
        • The Composition
        • Reactions to the Final Version
        • Evaluation of the Final Version
        • What I Learned and Problems I Solved
      • Write the four 21st century goals for the project under the 21st Century Skills heading
      • Research Song Structure
      • Work on composition

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Week 16 (Jan. 3-6)


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WINTER BREAK

Week 15 (Dec. 12-16)


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Week 14 (Dec. 5-9)

  • Fri: SNOW DAY!
  • Mon-Tues: Continue Harmony Recording Project
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Check in with student progress
      • Check off the One of My favorite Harmonies section of the project
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO 
      • Include under the One of My Favorite Harmonies heading
        • Embed a YouTube video of your favorite harmony
        • Find a .midi file of the harmony and download it
        • Take a screenshot of the harmony tracks in GarageBand, upload to Flickr and embed into your blog
        • Export the two main harmony tracks from GarageBand as an .mp3, upload to SoundCloud and embed into your blog post
        • Describe why you like the harmonies
        • Answer the questions (use compositional terms in your answer):
          • What did you notice about the note structure of the harmony?
          • Where was the tonic note and where are the tension building note(s)/chords(s)?
          • What was revealing?

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Week 13 (Nov. 28 - Dec. 2)

  • Wed: Start Harmony Recording Project
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
      • Create blog post titled, Harmony Recording Project
      • Copy and paste the headings below
        • Summary
        • Lesson Harmony
        • One of My Favorite Harmonies
        • My Harmony
        • Harmony Terms
        • What I Learned and Problems I Solved
      • Write the definitions in your own words of terms presented in the video
  • Tues: Hand in Feedback Form for Rhythm and Recording Project
    • Warm Up
      • Watch 
    • IDO
      • Review project feedback form
      • Share completed work from last year
        • You can get the terms from previous student's bog posts
          • Do not copy and paste, though <-- that's cheating!
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO 
      • Define terms in the blog post
  • Mon: Finish on Rhythm and Recording Project
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO 
      • Work on finishing these concepts in GarageBand
        • Working with Drum and Percussion Tracks
        • Controlling Timing with Groove Tracks
        • Following the Rhythm of Another Track
        • Recording Multipass Drum Beats
        • Recording Arpeggiated Drum Machine Beats
        • Making Recorded MIDI Regions Loop Ready
        • Making Recorded Audio Regions Loop-Ready
        • Adding Regions to the Loop Library
        • Working with the Tempo of a Track
      • Define terms in the blog post
      • Work on Accent
        • Pick a beat in each measure to be the strongest beat
      • Work on Syncopation
      • Tomorrow:
        • Review Motivation and Goal Seeting Reading
        • Fill in the Goal Setting Guide

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