Intermediate Guitar
Course Number 1770

Semester Course

Updated June 5, 2013

Month

Standards (include state core numbers)

Indicators

Assessment

August-September

Standard 1
(Perform): Students will use body, voice, and instruments as means of musical expression.

Standard 2
(Create): Students will improvise and compose music.

Standard 3
(Listen/Analyze/Evaluate): Students will expand music listening skills and use music vocabulary to analyze and evaluate music.

Standard 4
(Discover Meaning): Students will find avenues of understanding and communication through connecting music to personal growth, the joy of living, traditions, culture, and history.

Review

Major Chords A,D,E,F,C,G

Minor Chords A,D,E,F,

7th Chords A,D,E,C,G

Relative Tuning concepts

All Strumming concepts and techniques

Review reading notation Hal Leonard book

Song transcriptions

Guitar Pedagogy

Everyday class participation and attendance

Test on Minuet in G

October

Standard 1
(Perform): Students will use body, voice, and instruments as means of musical expression.

Standard 2
(Create): Students will improvise and compose music.

Standard 3
(Listen/Analyze/Evaluate): Students will expand music listening skills and use music vocabulary to analyze and evaluate music.

Standard 4
(Discover Meaning): Students will find avenues of understanding and communication through connecting music to personal growth, the joy of living, traditions, culture, and history.

Major Scales C,G,D,A

Reading notation Berkley Book Pgs. 1-20

Song Transcription

Chord Progression Theory

Improvisation Skills

Everyday class participation and attendance

Playing Test complete review of C major 1st position

 

November

Standard 1
(Perform): Students will use body, voice, and instruments as means of musical expression.

Standard 2
(Create): Students will improvise and compose music.

Standard 3
(Listen/Analyze/Evaluate): Students will expand music listening skills and use music vocabulary to analyze and evaluate music.

Standard 4
(Discover Meaning): Students will find avenues of understanding and communication through connecting music to personal growth, the joy of living, traditions, culture, and history.

Bar Chord Forms Major and Minor

Reading notation Berkley Book Pgs. 1 40

Major Scales E, F, Bb

3 note jazz chord voicings

Song Transcriptions

Everyday class participation and attendance

Playing test 1st solo

December

Standard 1
(Perform): Students will use body, voice, and instruments as means of musical expression.

Standard 2
(Create): Students will improvise and compose music.

Standard 3
(Listen/Analyze/Evaluate): Students will expand music listening skills and use music vocabulary to analyze and evaluate music.

Standard 4
(Discover Meaning): Students will find avenues of understanding and communication through connecting music to personal growth, the joy of living, traditions, culture, and history.

Review of all material

Improvisation Skills

4 note jazz chord voicings

Major scale patterns 6th string root

Pentatonic scale patterns 6th string root

Reading Notation Berkley Book Pgs. 1-60

Song Transcriptions

Everyday class participation and attendance

Playing tests Duets in G

Chord Tests

Scale Tests

January

Standard 1
(Perform): Students will use body, voice, and instruments as means of musical expression.

Standard 2
(Create): Students will improvise and compose music.

Standard 3
(Listen/Analyze/Evaluate): Students will expand music listening skills and use music vocabulary to analyze and evaluate music.

Standard 4
(Discover Meaning): Students will find avenues of understanding and communication through connecting music to personal growth, the joy of living, traditions, culture, and history.

Recital Preparation

Recital Performance