In accordance with the 4th grade history curriculum, we are beginning to rehearse for our musical, Colorado Time Travelers! The performance will be Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00 PM in AVA's gym. Please write this date on your calendar and plan to attend!
We have worked on learning how to tune our ukuleles and have learned our first two chords on the ukulele- C and F! We are now learning to transition between C and F using the songs John Kanaka, Scotland's Burning, and Yankee Doodle. Students will have an in- school performance May 1-4 during their scheduled music class. Please write these dates on your calendar and plan to attend!
6th Grade Ukulele Ensemble:
The class syllabus was due Wednesday, November 15! See the Links and Documents tab if you need another copy. Students will be playing ukuleles, xylophones, handbells, and drums! This week we are familiarizing ourself with new ukulele chords and strum patterns, as well as drum, folk dance, and xylophone techniques.
7th and 8th Grade Peter Pan:
The class syllabus was due Wednesday, November 15! See the Links and Documents tab if you need another copy. This week we will be developing the cast and preparing monologues. Auditions will begin the Tuesday after Thanksgiving Break! The cast list will be posted Friday. On Friday, students will come home with their student books, rehearsal cds, and costume expectations.
Lost your monologue? Choose one of these: Monologue Examples
Memorization Strategies: Monologue Memorization Strategies
Peter Pan Plot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IC8Ber8VXDA