CMS Choir  

Learning Guide 3

Questions

1. How do you read music? 

2. What are the main symbols on the staff?

3. What are the names of the notes on the staff?

 

  • Students will discuss and demonstrate basic music terms 

 

Key Vocabulary

 

  • Measure
  • Quarter Note/ Rest
  • Staff
  • Bar Line/ Final Bar Line
  • Time Signature/Meter
  • Clef
  • 4/4 Time
  • Whole Note/Rest
  • Half Note/Rest

CMS Choir

Learning Guide 3 

Theory 

Questions

  • How can Solfege Syllables help us in learning music? 
  • What are Solfege Syllables? 

CMS Choir

Learning Guide 3 

Key Vocabulary 

  • Solfege Syllables
  • Vowel modification 
  • Tone Quality

Learning Targets

  • Students will be able to demonstrate and produce the correct mouth shape srequired to produce proper vowel and consonant sounds
  • Students will be able to understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from proper Vowel shapes
  • Students will understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from correct seating and standing posture.
  • Students will understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from correct breath support.

Vocal 

Breathe Support - in singing, efficient and

appropriate use of the breath stream for phonation

CMS Choir 

Learning Guide 3 

Questions

  • What is a Genre? 
  • Why are they important?

Learning Targets

  • Students will be able to identify different Genres. 

History