Ms. Smith's Music Class

Ms. Smith's Music Class

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Subject: Music - Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

Welcome to my online classroom.

"Tell me, I forget. Show me, I remember. Involve me, I understand." -Carl Orff

Welcome to my online classroom. In the music classroom students are involved in music through the Orff Schulwerk process. Students will sing, play, move and create. To learn more about Orff Schulwerk visit the AOSA wesite at www.aosa.org. Students also learn piano in all grades with our wonderful piano lab and with the help from our friends at A Child's Song. Middle school students get the opportunity to learn guitar, piano and percussion with their individual practice plans.

Middle School Jam Band: In Jam Band we will break into small groups, learn the music you want to learn and jam with friends. In order to join you must have experience in one or more of the following areas: Guitar, Piano, Drums, Ukulele or Voice. Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/Qo1HWSus020jQCEX2

World Music Ensemble (4th-8th): In World Music Ensemble you will learn African drumming, xylophone, dancing and singing. I will only accept the first 15 applicants. Sign up now! Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/Qo1HWSus020jQCEX2

To join a music ensemble fill out the google form https://goo.gl/forms/Qo1HWSus020jQCEX2


To donate to the music room visit my donors choose page at www.donorschoose.org/amandasdrum. Help us get the materials we need to make joyful music together.

Links to music games:

Recorder Karate practice for recorder karate with these helpful practice tracks. Click Here Username: Karate Password: Rubric

Whack-A-Note practice reading notes on the staff. Click here to play.http://www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org/interactives/steprightup/whackanote/

Other Music Games Click here.http://www.klsriley.com/for-students/online-music-games/

Staff Wars is a note reading game click here to play. You can play for free on your computer or download the app to your phone or tablet.

Recorder Express has games to help you play recorder using the microphone on your computer. Work on new notes and rhythms by clicking here.

Recorder Master is another set of games to help you practice recorder. Click here to play now.