Semester: 1, 2017-2018
Teacher Name: Ms. Ashley Visser
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
Units Of Study
- Elements of Music (Theory)
- Music and Society (History)
- The Mixtape Project
Note: Units run concurrently
Upcoming Assignments and Evaluations
Students are evaluated on 1-3 of their choice of test pieces.
Within each 2 week block, students should be posting a song to edmodo and engaging in written conversation with their peers about the posted songs.
The Grade 10 Music class will be joining the other music class and various extra-curricular ensembles to present what we have been working on this semester. Join us in the gym at 7pm. Everyone is welcome!