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Week 6

I can't believe this is the sixth week of school.  Everyone is having a great time in music and we are getting into our Music Elements in class.  Check your grade levels below to see important info for the week.  PLEASE REMEMBER to bring supplies for music class. FIRST GRADE students don't forget to bring a binder and dividers.  Fifth Grade Students will be performing at Old Fashioned Days on October 4, 2018 at 9:30.
 
 
 
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Patriotic Music

Fourth and Fifth Grade students will be singing these patriotic songs during the months of August and September. 

Star Spangled Banner

Video for Star Spangled Banner

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God Bless the U.S.A

Song Fifth Grade is singing at Old Fashioned Days

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Travelin' Soldier

Travelin' Soldier will be performed at Veterans Day by the Fourth Grade Girls and at Old Fashioned Days by the Fifth Grade Girls

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Preschool

Students in preschool will be learning about music through songs from a collection called Farm Song Fun and the Sounds of Moo-sic. 

Kindergarten

Kindergarten students are working on music that they will be sharing with their families this year.
Greysbranch and Argillite Kindergarten students are working on a program called Folk Song Fun for Everyone which will be shared with their families at the end of the year. 

First Grade

First Grade students will be learning the placement of the notes on the Treble Clef staff.  This will be accomplished by completing a book entitled Mr. Everybody's Musical Apartment.

Mr. Everybody's Musical Apartment

The story of Mr. Everybody.

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Second Grade Music

Second Grade students will be learning about Melody and Rhythm this year using the book Hayes Lets Learn Music.

Third Grade Music

Third Grade students will be learning the note names on the Treble Clef Staff from Middle C to fifth line F.  Students will be completing 9 note test through the year.

Every Good Boy Does Fine

A fun song to learn the lines on the Treble Clef Staff

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FACE

A fun song to learn the spaces on the Treble Clef Staff

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Treble Clef

A fun song to learn about the Treble Clef

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I Knew You Were Treble

A fun song which puts all the information together needed to know the notes on the staff. The Treble Clef, Face, and Every Good Boy Does Fine.

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Fourth Grade Music

Fourth Grade students will be learning about the seven music elements.  

Fifth Grade Music

Fifth Grade students will be applying what they have learned about the seven music elements by incorporating them in a year long unit on Jazz.
 

Old Fashioned Days

Fifth Grade Students will be performing at Old Fashioned Days on Thursday October 4th at 9:30.  The students will be singing "Star Spangled Banner" "God Bless the U.S.A" "Travelin' Soldier" "American Dream" and "We the People".

2018 Music K8 Cover Contest

Students are working in Mrs. Blevin's art class on covers for the fifth issue of the Music K8 magazine we use in music class.  The first place winner receives a cash prize of $250 dollars.  This is a world wide competition and students who are chosen are published in the fifth issue of the magazine.  Several years ago we had a student get an honorable mention which was really cool.  All entries have to be sent in by January 15th.

Drama Resources

Here are some resources I am sharing with my students about drama.
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Adobe Spark Page
Drama Rotation 3

Dance Resources

Here are resources I will be sharing with my students about dance

Projects

Fourth and Fifth Grade Students will be completing projects due in April.  Several of these projects will be showcased at the Greenup County Evening With the Arts. 
Schedule:
Greysbranch Elementary
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
 Argillite Elementary
  • Thursday
  • Friday
Contact Information
keith.simmons@greenup.kyschools.us
Argillite Elementary School
4157 State Route 1
Argillite, KY 41121
Phone: (606) 473-7213
Fax: (606)473-1057
Greysbranch Elementary School
1487 Ohio River Road
Greenup, KY 41144
Phone: (606) 473-9653
Fax: (606) 473-6645 
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