Weekly Agenda

  • 7th Grade May 4 - May 15

    5th/7th Period

      work pages 17-19

     

    6th Period

      work pages 18,19,22,23

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  • 8th Grade May 4 - May 15

    Review scales

      Chromatic, Concert B-flat, E-flat, A-flat, G and C

     

    Standard of Excellence

      Work pages 27-29

      

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 4/14-17/2020)

    Tuesday   Page 26 (whole page)

    Wednesday   Page 27 (whole page)

    Thurs/Fri   Page 28 (whole page)

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 4/14-17/2020)

    5th/7th Period

    Tuesday   Page 16 (whole page)

    Wednesday   Page 17 (whole page)

    Thurs/Fri   Page 18 (whole page)

     

    6th Period

    Tuesday   Page 17 (whole page)

    Wednesday   Page 18 (whoel page)

    Thursday   Page 19 (whole page)

    Friday   Page 22 (whole page)

     

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 3/23-27/2020)

    Parents: Mr. Cherry is printing pages from the Standard of Excellence book for those that have lost their books. The pages will be available for pick up today, Monday, March 23 at 3:00 pm. Also, I will be at the school between 3-4 today if you need to pick up your child's instrument.

    Monday

    -Practice page 24 (entire page)

    Tuesday

    -Practice page 25 (entire page)

    Wed/Thur

    -Practice page 26 (entire page)

    Friday

    -Review pages 24-26

      focus on the exercises that need refinement

     

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 3/23-27/2020)

    Parents: Mr. Cherry will print extra copies of the Standard of Excellence pages that need to be practiced this week.

                   Those copies will be available for pickup at 3:00 pm on Monday, March 23.

                   You may also pick up your child's instrument at the school during this time. I will be there until 4:00 pm.

     

    5th/7th Period

     -Practice page 15 #'s 56-59,61 (Monday)

      page 16 #'s 62-64,66 (Tuesday)

      page 17 #'s 68-73 (Wed-Fri)

     

    6th Period

     -Page 17 #'s 68-73 (Monday)

     -Page 18 #'s 74-78 (Tues and Wed)

     -Page 19 #'s 80-84 (Thurs and Fri)

     

     

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 2/24-28/2020)

    Warm-up (Done Daily)

    -Breathing exercises

    -Long tones (brass doing mouthpiece work)

    -B-flat Pentatonic scale

    -B-flat and F Remington exercise

    -Rhythms of the Day (Most days)

    -Chromatic scale (Extending range to 2 octaves)

    Monday

    -Page 24 #103

    -Page 25 #107

    -Aspire (isolate measures 1-16)

    Tuesday

    -Page 24 #103

    -Page 25 #107,108

    -Aspire (isolate measures 17-32)

    Wednesday

    -Page 24 #103

    -Page 25 #107,108

    -Aspire (isolate measures 33-40)

    Thursday

    -Page 24 #103

    -Page 25 #107-109

    -Aspire (review measures 1-40)

    Friday

    -Page 25 #107-109

    -Aspire (isolate measures 41-50)

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 2/24-28/2020)

    Vocabulary

    -Accent

    -1st and 2nd Endings

    Warm-up (Done Daily)

    - Breathing exercises

    - Brass mouthpiece long tones

    - Pentatonic scale on B-flat

    Monday

    5th/7th Periods

    -Page 15 #56-59,61

    6th Period

    -Page 15 #56,61

    -Page 16 #62,65

    -Page 17 #69,71-73

    -Page 18 #74,75

    Tuesday

    5th/7th Periods

    -Page 15 #56-59,61

    -Page 16 #62 (New note Concert A-flat)

    6th Period

    -Page 15 #56,62

    -Page 16 #66

    -Page 17 #71-73

    -Page 18 #74-76 (Identifying natural signs)

    Wednesday

    5th/7th Periods

    -Page 15 #56-59,61

    -Page 16 #62-63

    6th Period

    -Page 17 #68-70,73

    -Page 18 #74-77

    Thursday

    5th/7th Periods

    -Page 15 #56,57,61

    -Page 16 #62-65 (working on Key Signature)

    6th Period

    -Page 17 #68,69,72

    -Page 18 #74-78 (Learning that accidentals carry over)

    Friday

    5th/7th Period

    -Page 15 #56,57,61

    -Page 16 #62-66

    6th Period

    -Page 17 #68,70,72

    -Page 18 #74-78

    -Page 19 #80 (Learning how to play an accent and 1st and 2nd Endings)

     

     

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 2/17-21/2020)

    Warm-Up (Done Daily)

     -Breathing Exercises

     -Rhythm of the Day (most days)

     -B-flat Remington and F Remington exercise

     -Chromatic Scale (one octave)

    Tuesday

     - Test on Chromatic scale 

    Wednesday

     - Finish testing

    Thursday

    - Page 24 #104, 105 (working low register for clarinets, low C for alto sax)

    - Concert piece "Aspire" (work measures 13-24)

    Friday

    - Page 25 #107 (new note for clarinets "low E")

    - Concert piece "Aspire"  (work measures 25-32)

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 2/17-21/2020)

    Vocabulary

    - Key Signature

    - Time Signature

    - Natural sign

    - Dotted Half-Note

    - Dynamics

       forte

       piano

    Warm-up  (Done Daily)

    - Breathing Exercises

    -  B-flat Pentatonic Scale

    Tuesday

    All Periods

    - Test from page 15

    Wednesday

    Finish Testing

    Thursday

    5th/7th Period

     - Page 13 #44, 46, 49 (working eighth note rhythms)

     - Page 14 #53

     - Page 15 #56-58 (working slurs and pick-up notes)

    6th Period

     - Page 15 #56-58, 61

     - Page 16 #62, 66 (working new note "middle concert A-flat" and key signature)

     - Page 17 #68-73 (working 3/4 time signature and dynamic contrast)

     - Page 18 #74, 75 (working new note "low concert A-flat")

    Friday

    5th/7th Period

     - Page 13 #44, 46, 48

     - Page 14 #51

     - Page 15 #56-59, 61

    6th Period

     - Page 15 #56

     - Page 16 #62, 66

     - Page 17 #70, 73

     - Page 18 #74-76 (working natural sign)

     

      

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 1/21-24)

    Warm up (Done Daily)

    Breathing Exercises

    B-flat Pentatonic Scale

    B-flat and F Remington

    Concert C Scale

    Rhythm Sheets #9-12

    Monday

     - Page 23 #95,97,98

     - Read through Zombies

    Tuesday

     - Page 23 #95, 97, 98

     - Page 24 #99-102

    Wednesday

     - Test on Concert C scale

    Thursday

     - Finish Testing

    Friday

     - directors and select students away for I-55 Honor Band Clinic

     - Sub folders (counting and note recognition)

     

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 1/27-31)

    Warm-Up (Done Daily)

     - Breathing Exercises

     - B-flat Pentatonic Scale

     - Rhythm Sheets #1-4

    Monday

    5th Period

     - Page 10 #33,34

     - Page 11 #36,37

    6th Period

     - Page 11 #38,39,41

     - Page 12 #42

     - Page 13 #46,48,49

    7th Period

     - Page 10 #33,34

     - Page 11 #36-39

    Tuesday

    5th Period

     - Page 10 #33,34

     - Page 11 #36-38

    6th Period

     - Page 11 #39, 41

     - Page 12 #42

     - Page 13 #46,48,49

    7th Period

     - Page 10 #33,34

     - Page 11 #36-39, 41

    Wednesday

    All Periods

     - Test on page 11

    Thursday

     - Finish Testing

    Friday

     - Directors and select students away for I-55 Honor Band Clinic

     - Sub Folders (Counting and note recognition)

     

     

     

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 1/21-24)

    Warm up (Done Daily)

    Breathing Exercises

    B-flat and F Remington Exercises

    New Scale (Concert C)

    Rhythm Sheets #9-15

    Tuesday

      - Page 22 #85-87

        *Working clarinet low register, trumpet middle range

      - Read through Zombies Knocking on Your Door

    Wednesday

      - Page 23 #92-94

        *Working on "signs" carrying over and Key Signature

      - Read through Zombies

    Thursday

      - Page 23 #95,97,98

       *Working on alternate fingering and chromatic movement

    Friday

      - Page 23 #95,97,98

      - Read through Zombies

       

     

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 1/21-24)

    Vocabulary

      - Divisi, Unison

    Warm up (Done Daily)

    Breathing Exercises

    B-flat Pentatonic Scale

    Rhythm Sheets #1-6

    Tuesday

    5th Period

      - Page 9 #29

      - Page 10 #30,31,33,34

    6th/7th Period

      - Page 10 #33,34

      -Page 11 #36-39,41

    Wednesday

    5th Period

      - Page 9 #29

      - Page 10 #30,31,33,34

      - Page 11 #36 (learning new note-A)

    6th/7th Period

      - Page 10 #33,34

      - Page 11 #36-39,41

      - Page 12 Balance Builder 

    Thursday

     5th Period

      - Page 10 #33,34

      - Page 11 #36,37 (Round)

    6th/7th Period

      - Page 11 #38,39,41

      - Page 12 Balance Bulider and #42

    Friday

    5th Period

      - Page 10 #33,34

      - Page 11 #36-38

    6th period

      - Page 11 #38,41

      - Page 12 Balance Bulider and #42

      - Page 13 #45 (Reading Eighth Notes)

      

     

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 1/13-17/2020)

    Warm up

      - Breathing Exercises

      - Remington Exercise on B-flat and F

      - Concert F scale (lower octave)

      - Rhythm Sheet (9-14) 

        * Review 2 sixteenths followed by an eighth

        * Introduce eighth followed by 2 sixteenths

    Monday

      - Page 19 #80-82 

    Tuesday

      - Page 19 #84 (Working Key Signature and Accidentals)

    Wednesday

      - Page 21 Montego Bay (Working on Sight Reading)

    Thursday

      - Test on Concert F Scale

    Friday

      - Finish Test

     

     

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 1/13-17/2020)

    Vocabulary

      - Phrase, Time Signature, Key Signature, Round

    Warm Up

      - Breathing Exercises

      - 1st 5 notes of the B-flat Scale

      - Rhythm Sheet #1-8 (Work to develop sight reading skills)

    Monday

    5th/7th Period

      - Page 9 #25, 27, 29 (Working quick accurate fingers and slides)

      - Page 10 #30-31 (Working range and ties)

    6th Period

      - Page 10 #33-34 (Working 2/4 Time Signature and Ties across the bar lines)

      - Page 11 #36, 37 (Working new note "low Concert A" and Rounds)

    Tuesday

    5th/7th Period

      -Review Monday's Exercises

      - Page 9 #33-34

    6th Period

      - Review Monday's Exercises

      - Page 11 #38 (Working 4 count tie across the bar line)

    Wednesday

      5th/7th Period

      - Review Tuesday's Exercises

      - Page 11 #36

    6th Period

      - Review Tuesday's Exercises

      - Page 11 #39

    Thursday

    All Periods

      - Chair Test on Page 10

    Friday

      - Finish Testing

     

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 1/6-10/2020

    Vocabulary

    1st and 2nd Endings, One-Measure Repeat Sign, Enharmonic Spellings

    Warm-up

    Breathing Exercises (Breath Support, Tone Quality, Fast and Steady Air)

    Remington Exercise on B-flat and F

    Concert F Scale (lower ocatve)

    Tuesday

    Rhythm Sheet #1-4 (Counting rhythms, sight reading)

    Page 18 #74-76 (key signature and accidentals)

    Wednesday

    Rhythm Sheet #5-6

    Page 18 #74-78

    Thursday

    Rhythm Sheet 3 #6-8

    Page 22 #85-87

       -Working low register for clarinets, 3/4 time signature, accents and dynamic contrast

    Friday

    Rhythm Sheet #8-10

    Page 19 #80,81,84

       -Working 1st and 2nd Endings, one measure repeat signs, dynamic contrast and accidentals

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 1/7-10/2020)

    Vocabulary

       -Repeat Sign, Common Time, Fermata, Solo, Soli, Tutti, Tie, 2/4 Time Signature

    Warm Up

       -Breathing Exercises (Working Breath Support, Steady Air Stream, Tone Quality, Endurance)

       -1st 5 notes of B-flat scale (half, quarters, eighths)

    Tuesday

    5th Period (page 6 #1-7, page 7 #12, page 8 #16,18,19, page 9 #23)

    6th Period (page 6 #1-7, page 9 #25,27, page 10 #30,31)

    7th Period (page 6 #1-7, page 7 #12, page 8 #16,18, page 9 #25-27)

    Wednesday

    5th Period (page 7 #12, page 8 #18,19, page 9 #23, 25)

    6th Period (page 9 #25,29, page 10 #30,31,33)

    7th Period (page 7 #12, page 8 #18, page 9 #25-27)

    Thursday

    5th Period (page 8 #16,18, page 9 #25,27,29)

    6th Period (page 9 #29, page 10 #30,31,33,34)

    7th Period (page8 #16, page 9#25,27,29)

    Friday

    5th Period (page 8 #17, page 9 #25,27,27, page 10 #30)

    6th Period (page 9 #29, page 10#30,31,33,34, page 11 #36,37)

    7th Period (page 8 #18,19, page 9 #25,27,29, page 10 #30,31)

       

     

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 12/9-13/2019)

    Long Tones

     *Standard of Excellence - pg 6, Exercises 1-7

     *First 5 notes of B-flat scale

       -Whole, half, quarter and eighth notes

    Monday

     *Winter Medley

       -5th Period (Review measures 17-24, work 25-32)

       -6th Period (Work 57-End) (Full run through)

       -7th Period (Work 57-End) (Full run through)

    Tuesday

     *Winter Medley 

       -5th Period (Review 25-32) (Work 33-48)

       -6th Period (Full run through) (Work exercises 24-27 and 29 in book)

       -7th Period (Full run through) (Work exercise 24 in book)

    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

     *Away for Mississippi Bandmasters Association State Clinic

       -Students will have a sub folder with worksheets that reinforce identifying notes on, above and below the staff

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 12/9-13/2019)

    Breathing Exercises

     *Brass on Mouthpieces 

    Long Tone Exercises

     *First 5 notes of B-flat scale

     *Chromatic Warm-up

    Scales

    *B-flat, E-flat, A-flat, D Major

    Monday

     *Test on all 4 Major scales (G3)

    Tuesday

     *A Torch Was Brought

       - Review measures 37-49, Work 50-57

    Wednesday

     *A Torch Was Brought

       - Review measures 50-57, Work 58-end

    Thursday and Friday

     *Away for Mississippi Bandmasters Association State Clinic

       - Students will have a sub folder with worksheets that reinforce note recognition, counting and terminology

     

      

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  • 8th Grade (Week of 11/18-22/2019)

    Vocabulary- Piu Mosso, Poco Accelerando

    Breathing Exercises

       *Brass on mouthpieces

    Scales

       *Concert B-flat, E-flat, A-flat and D

    Concert Piece

       A Torch Was Brought

          *Measures 1-15 (Monday)

          *Measures 16-23 (Tuesday)

          *Measures 24-32 (Wednesday)

          *Measures 33-41 (Thursday)

          *Measures 42-49 (Friday)

    Read through

       Dance of the Reed Flutes

       Jingle Bell Rock

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  • 7th Grade (Week of 11/18-22/2019)

    Beginner Band

    Vocabulary- Key Signature, Moderato, Accidental

    Breathing Exercises

       *Brass on mouthpieces

    Long Tones

    Standard of Excellence (SOE) Book

       * Exercises 11,12,15,19,21,30

    Winter Medley

       *Measures 1-8 (Monday)

       *Measures 9-16 (Tuesday)

       *Measures 17-24 (Wednesday)

       *Measures 25-32 (Thursday)

       *Measures 33-40 (Friday)

     

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Homework

  • Beginners

     *Practice exercise 24 and work problem spots in Winter Medley 

     

    8th Grade

     *Scale test Monday

     *Practice your 3 Christmas Pieces

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  • Band Concert is on Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 pm

    Beginners 

       *5th and 7th Periods

          practice page 8 in your book

          work on Winter Medley

       *6th Period

          practice page 9 in your book

          work on Winter Medley

     

    8th Grade

       practice your scales (B-flat, E-flat, A-flat and D)

       practice your 3 Christmas Pieces

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Assessment