Week 1

Week 1 – January 6th-10th 

  • Monday
    • Syllabus Overview
    • Textbook Assignment
    • Chapter One Lecture – 1-1 and 1-2
      • Scale degree worksheet after pg. 6
      • Self-Test 1-1 and 1-2
        • Student graded review
    • Aural Skills: Major Scales, Solfege, and Scale Degrees
      • For aural skills, we will use solfege. For written theory, we will use scale degrees.
      • Sight singing activity using sightreadingfactory.com
        • 3 exercises, levels 1-3
    • Homework:
      • AP Classroom Unit 1 Pre-Test – Due by 11:45pm
      • Review Unit 1 Quizlet
      • Note Identification packet – Due by Tuesday in-class
  • Tuesday 
    • Unit 1 Pre-Test Results
    • Chapter One Review
      • Key Signatures
        • Worksheet & Review
        • Tricks, memorization
      • Major Scales
        • Draw it out using the keyboard!
        • Worksheet & Review
    • Aural Skills: Melodic Dictation
      • Using Teoria, given the key signature and starting pitch, notate only pitch without rhythm, 5 examples
    • Homework:
      • Tonal Harmony workbook Chapter 1, exercises 1-1 and 1-2, due Wednesday in-class
      • Review Unit 1 Quizlet
  • Wednesday 
    • 1-1 and 1-2 Review
      • Student-guided grading
    • Aural Skills: Bassline Dictation
      • On YouTube, given the key signature and starting pitch, notate pitch and rhythm, 3 examples
    • Lecture Tonal Harmony Chapter 2, pp. 25-38
    • Homework:
      • Review Unit 1 Quizlet
      • AP Classroom – Unit 1 Progress Check: MCQ Part A due by Thursday at 9:00pm
  • Thursday
    • Chapter Two Review – Open Discussion
      • Self-Test 2-1 A&B and 2-2
        • Student graded, review
      • Time Sigs/Barlines Worksheet
        •  review
      • Listening activity – Name that Time Signature!
    • Aural Skills: Rhythmic Dictation
      • Using Teoria, five exercises
        • played 3 times with 30 seconds between each playthrough
    • Start Tonal Harmony workbook Chapter Two
      • Exercise 2-1 A & B, 2-2 A, 2-3 A, 2-4 A through C, 2-4 E
    • Homework
      • Finish Tonal Harmony workbook Chapter Two
        • Screenshot/print your score page with a minimum of 80% accuracy on at least 5 dictations, either submit via remind, email to megan.schuitema@cobbk12.org, or bring the printed report to class, due Friday in-class.
  • Friday 
    • Review Unit 1 Progress Check: MCQ Part A
      • Test Corrections
    • TH Workbook Chapter 2 Review
      • Corrections
    • Aural Skills: Melodic Dictation
      • Using Teoria, given the key signature and starting pitch, notate pitch and rhythm, 5 examples
    • Unit 1 Review – Open Discussion
    • Homework:
      • Review Unit 1 Quizlet
      • AP Classroom – Unit 1 Progress Check: MCQ Part B and Unit 1 FRQ Part A due Monday in-class