Thursday, January 31, 2013

Grade 9 Early February HM

Grade 9 Students,

Recreate the mash-up of DJ Kool Herc's original merry-go-round. Put both samples into GarageBand and make the break.

We will continue watching Part one of the Documentary "The Hip Hop Years" with commentary from Afrika Bambaataa.

Mr. Kozak

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Grade 7 homework for early February, 2013:

Students must finish basic 5W info research (who, what, when, where, why) in preparation for an essay or presentation comparing the music of a popular group or musician of their choice (Girls' Generation, Nicki Minaj, Daft Punk, etc.) and Robert Johnson.
Grade 6 homework for January 31, 2013:

In your Music Journals, type this question and your answer:
How problems did you have writing the music from last class?

On, read the following sections under the "Lessons" tab:

The Basics:
The Staff, Clefs, and Ledger Lines
Note Duration
Measures and Time Signatures

Scales and Key Signatures:
The Major Scale
Key Signatures

You can practice the exercises for Note Identification, Keyboard Note Identification, and even Interval Ear Training
There will be a quiz on some of these items in class...soon.

If you get all that done, go to Theta Music Training.
Mr. Kozak
Grade 9 homework coming soon...

Grade 8 homework coming soon...

Grade 8 homework coming soon...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Researching research

So then,

I've been looking at unpacking the Big 6 and collating resources to help my students do online research. There's a lot to report, but I want to start with InstaGrok:
Pretty cool stuff..

Mr. K