MUSIC 6(Sept. 18 -22)

Students will start their guitar performance in class. Since this week on, the MUST bring their guitar to every class day.

Guitar parts and history will be covered this week.

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MUSIC 6 ( Aug. 28 -Sept. 1)

Students will elaborate a Folkloric Portfolio. They will write about all types of folklore in Honduras and with decorate it with pictures, giving a  little descriptions of the activities develop in our country.  

Student must bring their materials to class (construction paper, scissors, glue, markers, honduran pictures of places, food and traditions) to work making the portfolio en class.

PREZI (Portfolio Guide)

MUSIC 6 ( Aug. 21 – 25)

Students will elaborate a Folkloric Portfolio. They will write about all types of folklore in Honduras and will decorate it with pictures. They will write  a  little descriptions of each type and folklore fact. 

Student must bring their materials to class (construction paper, scissors, glue, markers, honduran pictures of places, food and traditions) to work making the portfolio en class.

The following PREZI will give you a guide on what to do in your portfolio.

https://prezi.com/view/KYxa0VYnx7GCYEQwDExe/

Week of Aug. 9 -11 , 2017

  TO MUSIC CLASS

New class year , new expectations , new projects and much fun learning about  music!

Dear students and parents:

My name is Norma G. López and I will be the music teacher for middle and high school during this academic year.

I have 25 years experience in the music field graduated from the National School of Music of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. I play guitar, accordion, electric bass and keyboard.

I also have a BA in English Teaching and a Master Degree in Management Education from the National Pedagogical University.

My expectations for this year are to lead my students to experience a wonderful trip though the music world, and of course, let them know how beautiful and rich Honduran musical culture is. In addition, they will learn how to play guitar, keyboard, accordion or ukulele in class.

THE CLASS WILL BE EVALUATED LIKE THIS:

1. Projects and Presentations ……………  35%

2. Written work …………………………  …   15%

3. Class Work (Instrument performance) 50%

LATE WORK : It will be a deduction of 10% per each late day. The fifth consecutive day will not be accepted.

SUPPLIES

  • Staff notebook
  • 6th and 7th grade ( Guitar)
  • 8th       Keyboard (Optional to have it in class)
  • 9th       Non- Performance Course

I am open to any suggestions and help, please feel free to contact me at nlopez@discoveryschool.edu.hn.  

Sincerely yours,

MUSIC 6 ( Feb. 13 – 17)

Congratulations to the Discovery Jazz Wolves and Discovery Choir for their OUTSTANDING performances at the AASCA Music Festival in Costa Rica , hosted by Lincoln School.

trofeo-aasca-2017     We are really proud of you!  

 

Students will practice the selected popular song in class. They will practice the first stanza of the song this week.

MUSIC 6 (Jan.16 -20)

Students will bring their electronics to class in order to look for 3 different options of popular songs  to be performed in class. After selecting the songs with the teacher, they will print one to practice during the quarter.

FOR Choir students ONLY

These are the mp3 files of two of the  song that we are studying for our Costa Rica Trip in February. Please practice them at home!

BONCE ABA (Alto voice) 

BONCE ABA ( Soprano Voice)

GLORIA (Alto Voice)

GLORIA (Soprano Voice)

MUSIC 6( Nov. 21 -25)

SONG FEST 2017

Dec. 9 @ 6:00 p.m.

Song Fest practice ( Choreography)  “ TODO ESTÁ AQUÍ”  Video: Todo está aquí

Students will wear: blue jeans, white T-Shirt and tennis shoes.

They will MAKE a flag in class art class to use in their choreography. For that purpose they must bring no later than Monday Nov. 21:

  • A 50 cm PVC tube, ½ inch diameter   
  • One yard of SATIN FABRIC (White, yellow, red, green) colors already assigned in class to each student.