Second Nine Weeks Percussion/Guard October October 17, 2016 - December 21st 2016

Objectives:

Rhythm Scale through 10's

Page 1 - 4 rudiment packet

Mallets - 6 major scales beginning with concert G

Memorized show

Positions: Plié / Grand Plié, Flag Angles, Flag Cones, Flag Drop Spins, Flag Speed Spins

Procedure - Agenda:

a. Warmups

b. Music Theory

c. Fundamentals skills

d. Literature/drill

Essential Question:

Why is hand position so important when playing drums and doing flag work?

Vocabulary:

Rhythm scale, rudiment, relative minor, angles, first/second/third/fourth/fifth positions, cones, carving, plié, relevé, drop spin, grand plié

Task/Product:

1. Rhythm Scale through 10's

2. Rudiments page 1 - 4

3. Scales G, C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab

Learning goals: Through performance of current music, students will: Demonstrate characteristic tone on his/her instrument, Understand musical symbols, develop balance and blend with the ensemble, and continually increase the level of musical expression as well as develop an appreciation for the aesthetics of music. Flag: Through performance of current performance literature, students will: Demonstrate characteristic fundamentals, understand movement vocabulary and design, develop balance and clarity with the ensemble, continually increase the level of expression, develop an appreciation for the aesthetics of movement.