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Miss Boerum's Weekly Lessons

Week 1:  March 16th-March 20th
ALL GRADES
Students must navigate Miss Boerum's Website.  Find at least 2 fun things to do!  Try checking into QuaverMusic.com and playing a game...maybe even challenge a family member!  Remember to have fun and enjoy this time with your family!  Spread the word to your friends and siblings that might not realize they can have fun with Miss Boerum from home too! 
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Week 2:  March 23rd-March 27th
ALL GRADES
Log into QuaverMusic.com by clicking on the tab on the left.  You will navigate to the upper right where you find the yellow box:  Student Interactives.  Type in the code 3VMDQ. 
Choose an Activity from MUSIC THEORY!
Choice 1:   Dynamic Percussion with a pair of pencils/ drumsticks/ anything that you can use as drum sticks.  Drag the different dynamics above the quarter notes and see if you can play along.
OR
Choice 2:  Bell Challenge
Try and place the hand bells in order from lowest to highest.  Follow the directions and try to navigate from level 1-3.  Scramble them around for a challenge.
...OR DO BOTH.  HAVE FUN!

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Week 3:  March 30th - April 3rd
1st and 2nd Grade: Please click on song Spring . sing and learn! 
3rd, 4th & 5th Grade:  Log into QuaverMusic.com by clicking on the tab on the left.  You will navigate to the upper right where you find the yellow box:  Student Interactives.  Type in the code 3VMDQ.  
3rd Grade:  Click on RECORDER/ Review Perry the Sheep
4th Grade & 5th Grade:  Click on Recorder/ Try Miss Mary Mac with HIGH C
5th Grade Challenge:  Click on Recorder/ Try Quaver's Irish Jig

Week 4 and 5:April 6 -April 17
1st and 2nd Grade: sing a song about Earth Day, click here
3rd Grade: practice Hot Cross Buns.. click here
4th & 5th Grade: watch the story about Beethoven then challenge yourself and take the quiz...please click here
3rd, 4th and 5th grade: check the recorder fingering chart if you need 
click here

Week 6 April 20
1st and 2nd grade
Log into QuaverMusic.com  You will navigate to the upper right where you find the yellow box:  Student Interactives.  Type in the code  QTGNT
Go to music theory, select Bell Challenge, 
Try and place the hand bells in order from lowest to highest.  Follow the directions and try to navigate from level 1-3.  Scramble them around for a challenge.
 HAVE FUN!

3rd grade
Log into QuaverMusic.com  You will navigate to the upper right where you find the yellow box:  Student Interactives.  Type in the code  QTGNT
select recorder, go to Hot Cross Buns using B/A/G

4th and 5th grade
Log into QuaverMusic.com  You will navigate to the upper right where you find the yellow box:  Student Interactives.  Type in the code  QTGNT.
String Family; Learn about the STRING FAMILY,  Select Orchestra Strings Listen to each of string family click and hear its sound.

Week 7 April 27-May1
2nd grade
Sing chicken soup with rice, To get to the link, click here

3rd grade
CLICK HERE for Quaver music and navigate to the upper right where you find the yellow box: student interactives
type in the code..QTGNT

select recorder, click on recorder shuffle using notes 
B,A,G

4th qnd 5th grade
There are four sections to the orchestra. Last week you studied the string section CLICK HERE and listen to the NY Philharmonic
CLICK HERE to go to  quaver music and navigate to the upper right where you find the yellow box: student interactives
type in the code..QTGNT
Then select instruments and knowledge, orchestral woodwinds
click on the names of each instrument to hear it sound. 
How many can you identify?
Which instrument would you like to play?
Why would you pick that particular instrument?
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Week 8:  May 4 - 8

All Grades:  Please make sure that you watched Mrs. Byrne's video tutorial on creating your Music Quaver Account!To go to that page, CLICK HERE 
Your lesson of the week will be found in your new account and is all about the Musical Culture of Mexico in celebration of Cinco De Mayo this week!  If you haven't made your Quaver account yet, please  follow these steps.....

Mrs. Byrne's 


Video Tutorial to create your

Quaver Music Account!


Step 1:  Please make sure to click on my video to help you learn how to create your very own new MUSIC ACCOUNT on Quaver Music!!!  You will be able to send me performance videos and messages in your new special account!  

Step 2:  You will need your special grade level code to make your account!
Grade 2:  QTGNT
Grade 3:  XRMCN
Grade 4:  XALVS
Grade 5:  YYK58

Step 3:  Click on  QuaverMusic.com  and begin creating your account!  Remember to use your first and last name and choose a special password that you will remember!  I can't wait to see you soon in your new Quaver Music account each week!

Week 9  May 11 to May 15
Grade 2: CLICK HERE for your first adventure in learning the names of the notes on the staff with Freddie the Frog and The Thump in the Night.  It's that time of year when we begin to learn all about our staff and the names of the notes!  Do you know why this is so important?  You are getting ready to play the recorder in 3rd grade next year!  

Grade 3:  CLICK HERE for the next adventure in learning about Rhythm and Music with Freddie the Frog and the Mysterious Wahoooo.  Feel free to play along with the rhythms by using a non-pitched percussion sound or take out your recorder and improvise or "make it up" with the notes we have learned so far (B-A-G-E).

  Grade 4 and Grade 5: CLICK HERE then login to your Quaver account to see this weeks  assignment on the  brass family of the orchestra. 5th grade, next year in middle school, you will be able to choose an instrument to learn. In the past we have learned about strings and woodwinds. This week we will study the brass instruments.

                                   WEEK 10 May 18 to May 22

Grade2: Review from above Freddie the Frog. 
Grade 3: Review from above Freddie the Frog. 
Grade 4 and 5: Log into your Quaver account and view this weeks lesson on the percussion family of the orchestra
 

                                  WEEK 11 May 25 to May 29




All Grades:  Your lesson of the week will be found in your new Quaver account!  If you haven't made your Quaver account yet, please CLICK HERE  
If you are ready to log in to Quaver Music with your new account, please CLICK HERE  You will need your username and password.  I can't wait for you all to leave a video message for me!


                                                                            

                                WEEK 12  June 1 to June  5


All grades:  Your lesson of the week is on Beethoven and will be found in your new Quaver account! If you are ready to log in to Quaver Music with your new account, please CLICK HERE

Grades 3, 4 and 5: play on your recorder Symphony 9 by Beethoven.

To get to the recorder tutorial lesson,      CLICK HERE

                                WEEK 13  June 8 to June  12


All grades:  Your lesson of the week is on composition and will be found on CLASSICS FOR KIDS. To go to this New Site, CLICK HERE Go to games, find Compose your own Music!  See if you can be a composer like Beethoven. Make your own Music.  Let me know how you do!  

Grades 3, 4 and 5: Extra Credit! I used to teach this song every year, It is very difficult but try it at your house!  My Heart will go On. From Movie Titanic!!play on your recorder.

To get to the recorder tutorial lesson,    CLICK HERE


                                WEEK 14  June 15 to June  19


All grades:  Your Last week of distant weekly music lessons I have 3 things for you to to do. 1) Choose your favorite song and teach it to your family then have a Sing-A-Long!  2) Go back to www.classicsforkids.com Choose Games and try the Music note names of the treble staff!  3) Have a Wonderful Summer!!!  I will miss you. Miss Boerum

     



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