3rd, 4th, 5th October

Learning Objective:

Students will complete initial assessment of note reading using bass and treble clefs

Students will hold recorder without mouth piece in playing position with correct finger placement for notes B, A, and G.

Students will be able to access information needed to learn their white belt.

Students will sing vocal warm ups and a major scale to fifth on solfeggio


Vocal Warm ups-

breath in slowly through nose and out through mouth on buzz, rrrrr


Hum major scale to fifth

Major scale on solffegio

Use left hand fingers Thumb and 1 for Mi; Thumb, 1, and 2 for Re; Thumb, 1, 2, and 3 for Do

Beginning of the year assessment for reading bass and treble clef notes.  Will have 5 minutes to complete.  If you do not know the answer, skip the note.  

Hand out recorders, rest position, playing position, B, A, G

Website with tutorials and guidelines for recorder karate


Success Criteria:

Assessment of note reading has been completed by each student.

Each student is able to independently hold the recorder with their left hand on top with the holes completely covered for the notes B, A, and G.

Students will describe how to access recorder tutorials