Miss Grant: 4-6th General Music, 4-6 Chorus

  • Hello and welcome to another school year filled with growth and musical experiences! I am so excited to join the Lancaster School District this year. Whether you are a new or returning family to William Street, I look forward to meeting you all and growing as musicians together!

     

    Contact information: agrant@lancasterschools.org    (716)686-3800 X6133

     

  • 4th, 5th, 6th Grade Chorus

    4th Grade Chorus

    • 4th Grade Chorus is running 100% online due to the size of the group and our social distancing expectations
    • Students have bi-weekly assignments to complete and virtual rehearsals to attend when scheduled during our normal chorus time (1:40-2:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, OR thursday)
    • Assignments will be used for attendance and grading 

    5th Grade Chorus

    • 5th Grade chorus will meet in small, socially distant lesson groups every other week for 30 minutes
    • When your student's lesson group is schedule on a remote learning day, there will be an assignment posted for attendance and grading for their lesson
    • Please see the google classroom for the lesson gruops and schedule from now until January 14th.
    • Students are expected to make up any missed classwork from their lesson time

    6th Grade Chorus

    • 6th Grade Chorus will meet for 12-feet spaced singing or 6-feet spaced non-singing rehearsals and class time
    • When your student is scheduled chorus on their remote learning day, there will be an assignment or practice session to complete by the end of their remote learning day
    • Assignments are used for attendance and grading 

    Rehearsal Expectations

    • Students will have chorus once a week during their grade level scheduled time
    • During this time students will collaboratively rehearse their music, learn rehearsal etiquette, and grow in vocal technique and musicianship
    • Combined rehearsals will be scheduled soon and will require an extra in-school commitment closer to our concert dates for an opportunity to rehearse as a full chorus before our concerts

    Grading

    Students will be graded on their:

    • Rehearsal preparedness, participation, and etiquette
    • Musical growth in vocal technique
    • Online attendance and participation

    Rehearsal preparedness, participation, and etiquette will be graded randomly throughout the quarter by observation of the rehearsal process and any Google Classroom assignments assigned to them.

    Musical growth in vocal technique will be graded through music checks and written assessments in regards to proper vocal technique and other musicianship skills.

    Online attendance and participation will be graded on the student's completes assignments on their scheduled chorus day. 

     


  • 4th Grade General Music

    Class Expectations: 

    • Make good choices
    • Use kind words
    • Show respect for your classmates and teacher
    • Involve yourself
    • Care for our space and instruments

    Music Goals:

    1. Singing
    2. Music Literacy
    3. Instrument Performance

     

    Grading Procedures:

           Grades for the year will be measured as such:

             4- Above Grade Level: the student always demonstrates the class goals and expectations

             3- At Grade Level: the student usually demonstrates the class goals and expectations

             2- Approaching Grade Level: the student sometimes demonstrates class goals and expectations

             1- Below Grade Level: the student rarely demonstrates the class goals and expectations

     

    Conversion: 4-100    3.5- 95    3-90    2.5- 85    2-80     1.5-75    1-70

     

     Intervention Policy:

    1. “Music Note,” signature required (2x)
    2. Phone call home
    3. Meeting with building administrator
    4. Disciplinary Report

    Supplies:

    1. Folder with lined paper
    2. Pencil

    eLearning Expectations:

    • Students are expected to complete their online music work on their scheduled music day. (If your student has music on Tuesday's, they will complete their assignment on Tuesday's that they are learning from home)
    • Assignments will be used for attendance and grading purposes. 
  • 5th Grade General Music

    Class Expectations: 

    • Make good choices
    • Use kind words
    • Show respect for your classmates and teacher
    • Involve yourself
    • Care for our space and instruments

    Music Goals:

    1. Singing
    2. Music Literacy
    3. Instrument Performance

     

    Grading Procedures:

           Grades for the year will be measured as such:

             4- Above Grade Level: the student always demonstrates the class goals and expectations

             3- At Grade Level: the student usually demonstrates the class goals and expectations

             2- Approaching Grade Level: the student sometimes demonstrates class goals and expectations

             1- Below Grade Level: the student rarely demonstrates the class goals and expectations

     

    Conversion: 4-100    3.5- 95    3-90    2.5- 85    2-80     1.5-75    1-70

     

     Intervention Policy:

    1. “Music Note,” signature required (2x)
    2. Agenda Note, signature required (1x)
    3. Phone call home
    4. Meeting with building administrator
    5. Disciplinary Report

    Supplies:

    1. Folder with lined paper
    2. Pencil

    eLearning Expectations:

    • Students are expected to complete their online music work on their scheduled music day. (If your student has music on Tuesday's, they will complete their assignment on Tuesday's that they are learning from home)
    • Assignments will be used for attendance and grading purposes. 

     

  • 6th Grade General Music

    Class Expectations: 

    • Make good choices
    • Use kind words
    • Show respect for your classmates and teacher
    • Involve yourself
    • Care for our space and instruments

    Music Goals:

    1. Music Literacy
    2. Music Composition
    3. Instrument Performance

     

    Grading Procedures:

           Grades for the year will be measured as such:

             4- Above Grade Level: the student always demonstrates the class goals and expectations

             3- At Grade Level: the student usually demonstrates the class goals and expectations

             2- Approaching Grade Level: the student sometimes demonstrates class goals and expectations

             1- Below Grade Level: the student rarely demonstrates the class goals and expectations

     

    Conversion: 4-100    3.5- 95    3-90    2.5- 85    2-80     1.5-75    1-70

     Intervention Policy:

    1. “Music Note,” signature required (2x)
    2. Agenda Note, signature required (1x)
    3. Phone call home
    4. Meeting with building administrator
    5. Disciplinary report

    Supplies:

    1. Folder with lined paper
    2. Pencil
    3. Headphones

     

    eLearning Expectations:

    • Students are expected to complete their online music work on their scheduled music day. (If your student has music on Tuesday's, they will complete their assignment on Tuesday's that they are learning from home)
    • Assignments will be used for attendance and grading purposes. 

     

  • 2nd Grade General Music @ John A. Sciole- M/F

    Class Expectations: 

    • Make good choices
    • Use kind words
    • Show respect for your classmates and teacher
    • Involve yourself
    • Care for our space and instruments

    Music Goals:

    1. Particpation, Listening, and Following Directions
    2. Knowledge of Music Vocabulary and Concepts
    3. Overall Musicianship

     

    Grading Procedures:

           Grades for the year will be measured as such:

             4- Above Grade Level: the student always demonstrates the class goals and expectations

             3- At Grade Level: the student usually demonstrates the class goals and expectations

             2- Approaching Grade Level: the student sometimes demonstrates class goals and expectations

             1- Below Grade Level: the student rarely demonstrates the class goals and expectations

     

    eLearning Expectations:

    • Students are expected to complete their online music work on their scheduled music day, Monday AND Friday
    • Assignments will be used for attendance and grading purposes.