White Oak Choir Lesson Plans – Jan. 20 – 24

JV and Varsity Choir

Daily Sight Reading – 90 Days to Sight Singing and Essential Elements for Choir

Students will prepare for Solo and Ensemble Competition.

7th and 8th Grade Choir

Daily Sight Reading – Tim Winebrennar

Students will perform a solo for Mrs. Kessler and will be evaluated.

6th Grade Choir

Rhythm Bee

Warm ups

Songs:

Million Dreams

Star Spangled Banner

Sing

Do, Re, Mi

White Oak Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Jan. 7 – 10, 2020

JV and Varsity Choir

Daily Sight Reading – 90 Days to Sight Singing and Essential Elements for Choir

Students will begin Solo and Ensemble preparation.

7th and 8th Grade Choir

Daily Sight Reading – Tim Winebrennar

Students will begin Solo and Ensemble preparation.

6th Grade Choir

Rhythm Bee

Warm ups

“Get to know you” activity

 

Choir Lesson Plans – December 2 – 6, 2019

White Oak Choir Lesson Plans

December 2 – 6, 2019

 

JV and Varsity Choir

 

Rehearse and Prepare for the Christmas Concert.

 

White Winter Hymnal

Mary Did You Know?

Christmas on Broadway

Garland of Carols

Silent Night

Glorias of Christmas

Winter Wonderland

 

7th & 8th Grade Choir

 

Rehearse and Prepare for the Christmas Concert

 

Silver Bells

Christmas Medley

Grinch

Three Minute Nutcracker

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Let There Be Peace on Earth

Gloria Deo

 

6th Grade Choir

Rehearse and Prepare for the Christmas Concert

 

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Polar Express Medley

Joy to the World Medley

Rockin’ Medley

 

White Oak Choir Lesson Plans – October 21 – 25, 2019

Choir Lesson Plans – Week of October 21 – 25, 2019

 

Junior Varsity and Varsity

Choral Warm Ups 

 

Sight Singing will be chosen from the following:

Another 90 Days to Sight Reading Success

 

Songs:

Christmas Canon

Mary Did You Know

Christmas on Broadway

White Winter Hymnal

A Garland of Carols

Ding Dong Merrily on High

Hallelujah, from Handel’s Messiah

TEKS: 117.313 (3)

 

7th and 8th Grade Choir Lesson Plans – Week of 21 – 25, 2019

Choral Warm Ups

Sight Reading exercises chosen from Tim Winebrenner – Intro to Sight Reading

Rhythm Bee Choral

 

Students will continue to work on the following songs and prepare for All-Region auditions on Saturday, Oct. 26.

You are the song

Heart We will Forget Him

Gloria

Omnia

Star of Light

Wade in the Water

Three Minute Nutcracker

 

TEKS: 117:210  

 

6th Grade Choir Lesson Plans – Week of October 21 – 22, 2019

New 6th Grade Students

Getting to know you assignment

Stand up/Warm Up

Check Roll

Hold the Note Game

Black Socks

Do Re Mi

Rhythm Bee

Discuss rules

Hand out Handbook

 

TEKS: –  117.208 – 3(1) b – The students will describe tonal and rhythmic musical elements using standard terminology such as instrumentation, voicing, intervals, solfege, absolute note names, rhythmic values, and counting systems.

Choir Lesson Plans – October 14 – 18, 2019

Choir Lesson Plans – Week of October 14 – 18, 2019

 

Junior Varsity and Varsity

Choral Warm Ups 

 

Sight Singing will be chosen from the following:

Another 90 Days to Sight Reading Success

Students will  practice Sight Reading that is assigned on Google Classroom

 

Songs:

Christmas Canon

Mary Did You Know

Christmas on Broadway

White Winter Hymnal

A Garland of Carols

Ding Dong Merrily on High

Hallelujah, from Handel’s Messiah

 

TEKS: 117.313 (3) – 3b, 6b

7th and 8th Grade Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Oct. 14 – 18, 2019

Choral Warm Ups

Sight Reading exercises chosen from Tim Winebrenner – Intro to Sight Reading

Rhythm Bee #13-15

 

Students will continue to work on the following songs:

You are the song

Heart We will Forget Him

Gloria

Omnia

Star of Light

Wade in the Water

Three Minute Nutcracker

 

TEKS: 117:210  – 1c, 2a

 

6th Grade Choir Lesson Plans – Week of October 14 – 18, 2019

 

Warm Ups Chosen from “Pop” Warmups:

Home

Best Day of my Life

In the Jungle

 

Sight Singing

Rhythm Bee

SOS – Simplifying our Sight Singing

 

Songs – 

Best Day of My Life

Count on Me

Put a Little Love in Your heart

Polar Express Medley

 

TEKS: 117.208 – 4f, 5c

 

 

White Oak Choir Lesson Plans – Sept. 30 – Oct. 4, 2019

Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Sept. 30  – Oct. 4, 2019

 

Junior Varsity and Varsity

Choral Warm Ups 

 

Sight Singing will be chosen from the following:

Another 90 Days to Sight Reading Success

Sight Reading Factory

Students need to practice Sight Reading that is assigned on Google Classroom

 

Songs:

Students will polish and rehearse the following songs.

They will prepare for All- Region Auditions that are Saturday, Oct. 5 and for our CONCERT – Oct. 8.

Earth Song

Kyrie

Great Gettin’ Up Morning

I Will Keep Still

 

TEKS: 117.313 (3) 1h

7th and 8th Grade Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Sept. 30  – Oct. 4, 2019

Choral Warm Ups

Sight Reading exercises chosen from Tim Winebrenner – Intro to Sight Reading

Rhythm Bee #13-15

 

Students will continue to work on the following songs:

You are the song

Heart We will Forget Him

Gloria

Omnia

Star of Light

Wade in the Water

First Day of Choir

Heart and Soul

America, Of Thee I Sing

 

TEKS: 117:210  

  • 117:210 (3)1d – Analyze musical forms presented aurally and through music notation such a binary, ternary, phrasic, rondo, and theme and variations

 

6th Grade Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Sept. 30  – Oct. 4, 2019

 

Warm Ups Chosen from “Pop” Warmups:

Home

Best Day of my Life

In the Jungle

 

Sight Singing

Rhythm Bee

SOS – Simplifying our Sight Singing

 

Students will prepare for their musical – “Rock and Roll Forever”

Rock and Roll is Here to Stay

Blue Suede Shoes

Surfin’ USA

Tutti Frutti

I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Rock and Roll Forever

TEKS: 117.208

 

  • 117.208(3)6a

White Oak Choir Lessons Plans – Sept. 16 – 20, 2019

Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Sept. 16 – 20, 2019

 

Junior Varsity and Varsity

Warm Ups will be chosen from the following list:

(Posture)

Sternum Power

Hug Yourself

Karate Kid

(Breathing)

Farinelli

Italian Breath

Back Stretch

(Phonation)

Home Alone

Hummers

Get rid of the nose

(Blend)

Bouncing 

Alleluia

Hoo!

Ear Training…123456789

Choral warm up 

Do major scale

Do Minor scale

 

Sight Singing will be chosen from the following:

90 Days to Sight Singing Week 4

 

Songs:

Students will continue to learn and memorize their appropriate part on each of the following songs; improving their tone and vocal recognition of notes.

Earth Song

I will keep still

Kyrie

Great Gettin’ Up Morning

Star Spangled Banner

Come Alive

Abba Forever

Don’t Stop Believin’

This is Me

 

TEKS: 117.313 (3) 1e – Analyze musical forms in music selected for performance and listening

117.313 (3) 1f – Analyze concepts of balance and blend using appropriate terminology

117.313 (3) 3a – Demonstrate mature, characteristic sound appropriate for the genre

117.313 (3) 4a – Exhibit mature, characteristic sound appropriate for the genre while sight reading

 

7th and 8th Grade Choir Lesson Plans – Sept.16 – 20, 2019

 

Warm Ups will be chosen from the following list:

(Posture)

Sternum Power

Hug Yourself

Karate Kid

(Breathing)

Farinelli

Italian Breath

Back Stretch

(Phonation)

Home Alone

Hummers

Get rid of the nose

(Blend)

Bouncing 

Alleluia

Hoo!

Ear Training…123456789

Choral warm up 

Do major scale

Do Minor scale

 

Sight Singing 

SOS – Simplifying Our Singing Book

Rhythm Bee #13-15

 

Songs:

Students will continue to learn and memorize their appropriate part on each of the following songs; improving their tone and vocal recognition of notes.

Gloria Deo

Heart We will forget Him

You are the Song

Omnia …

Wade in the Water 

Star of Light

1st Day of Choir

Heart and Soul

 

TEKS: 117:210  

  • 117:210 (3)1d – Analyze musical forms presented aurally and through music notation such a binary, ternary, phrasic, rondo, and theme and variations
  • 117:210 (3) 2b – Notate meter, rhythm, pitch and dynamics using standard symbols in a handwritten or computer generated format
  • 117:210 (3) 3e – Sight Read independently and expressively, with accurate intonation and rhythm, demonstrating fundamental skills and appropriate solo, small ensemble, and large ensemble performance techniques in known keys and rhythms.
  • 117:210 (3) 4c – Compare and contrast relationships of music content and processes to other academic disciplines such as the relationship between music and mathematics, literature, history, sciences, and languages

 

6th Grade Choir Lesson Plans – Week of Sept. 16 – 20, 2019

 

Warm Ups Chosen from “Pop” Warmups:

Home

Best Day of my Life

In the Jungle

 

Sight Singing

Rhythm Bee

SOS – Simplifying our Sight Singing

 

Songs:

Rock and Roll is Here to Stay

Blue Suede Shoes

Surfin’ USA

Tutti Frutti

I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Rock and Roll Forever

TEKS: 117.208

 

  • 117.208(3)1d – Identify musical forms presented aurally and through music notation such as binary, ternary, phrasic rondo, and theme and variations
  • 117.208(3)2d – Read music notation using appropriate cognitive and kinesthetic responses such as inner hearing and Curwen hand signs
  • 117.208(3) 4e – Sight-read independently and expressively, with accurate intonation and rhythm, demonstrating fundamental skills and appropriate solo, small ensemble, and large ensemble performance techniques in known keys and rhythms
  • 117.208 (3) 5c – identify relationships of music concepts to other academic disciplines such as the relationship between music and mathematics, literature, history, and the sciences