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Bear Road Elementary
Wednesdays
Mark your calendars!
Spring Concert: Monday, June 10th, 2019
6:30pm, Roxboro Road Middle School


NSCSD SUMMER STRING CAMP INFORMATION



        Here we go!!! :)
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
*Priority one - have a GREAT spring break!!!
*Festival of the Arts RSVP form
*Festival and concert music
*Pages 12-15 in book (depending on group)



Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
*Open String Cycle Video
*D Scale
*Hot/Creepy Cross Buns + First Finger Rock Video
*Lightly Row - non-highlighted line
*I'm a Little Monkey

Festival of the Arts invitations are going out :) Please let me know if you have questions.



Wednesday, March 19th, 2019
*Open String Cycle Video

VIOLIN POWER ROCK VIDEO 1 - 13 - 21
VIOLIN POWER ROCK VIDEO 2 - 21 - 29

VIOLA POWER ROCK VIDEO 1 - 13 - 21
VIOLA POWER ROCK VIDEO 2 - 21 - 29

CELLO POWER ROCK VIDEO 1 - beginning - 29
CELLO POWER ROCK VIDEO 2 - 
29 - end

 

BASS POWER ROCK VIDEO 1 - beginning - 29
BASS POWER ROCK VIDEO 2 - 29 - end

 

Festival of the Arts Invitation Requirements:
*Bow Games
*D Scale
*Hot/Creepy Cross Buns
(Creepy uses an F Natural instead of an F Sharp :) )
*First Finger Rock 
*The Blueberry Song


Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
*Open String Cycle
*First Finger Rock
*Page 12 - working on purple star!

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
MARCH MADNESS!! (click to download if needed)
Lesson video playlist link 

Blueberry Song (blue star)
Power Rock
Page 12 - Song for Christine or Natalie's Rose (purple star)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

*Page 12 - #33, #34

Song for Christine Video
Natalie's Rose Video

*Page 13 - Rosin Raps Video
*The Blueberry Song Video
*Power Rock


Wednesday, January 30th

D scale
Page 11 in book, plus Rosin Raps on page 13
Power Rock!

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
SNOW DAY!


Wednesday, January 17th, 2019

Same as last week! :)
More groups added pages 10-11
All groups - Power Rock!

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019!

*D Scale Video
*D scale orange star challenge - memorize!
*Page 8-9 note review
-#17 - Hop Scotch

-#18 - Morning Dance
-#19 - Rolling Along
-#20 - Good King Wenceslas
-#21 - Seminole Chant
-#22 - Lightly Row

*Page 10-11 A string notes (some groups)
-#23 - Let's Read D
-#24 - Let's Read C#
-#25 - Take Off
-#26 - Carribbean Island
-#27 - Olympic High Jump
-#28 - Let's Read B
-#29 - Half Way Down
-#30 - Right Back Up
-#31 - Down the D Scale
-#32 - Up the D Scale

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PREVIOUS LESSONS

Wednesday, December 19th:
D Scale notes (Review)
Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas packet

HAVE A WONDERFUL BREAK! I WILL SEE YOU NEXT YEAR! :)


Wednesday, December 12th:
Congrats on a successful BLT DAY!!!!
*Jingle Bells sound file
*Jingle Bells Video

 

Wednesday, December 5th:
*Bows bows bows! Next Wednesday is BLT day!!!
*BLT Day Video
*D Scale
Video
*Page 7 in the Essential Elements Book (some students also began pages 8-9)
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 

  

Wednesday, November 28th:
*Bow Games + Hot Cross Buns with bows!
*Bow Games Music
only!!!!
*Page 4 with bows, Page 6 pizzicato
*Hot Cross Buns with bows!!
*Keep practicing bow games!
***BLT Day will be Wednesday, December 12th!! :)***
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 

 

Wednesday, November 14th:
*Bow Games with Music!
*Page 6 in Essential Elements Book
*Keep going with open strings and bows! :)
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 


Wednesday, November 7th:
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*New Songs Paper Video
*Bow Reminders and Essential Elements Book Video

Pages 4-5 in book
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 
Review Twinkle
Continue Bow Games and Bow Tubes
Open strings with bow! Yay!



Wednesday, October 31st:
*F Natural Video

*F Naturals for Creepy Cross Buns and Mary Lost Her Lamb
--violins/violas - find F#, then slide second finger back to touch first finger
-cellos/basses - use second finger
*Bow seat belts and bow tubes - all groups
*Began using the bows!!! Straight bows on open strings (most groups)
*Have fun!!! :) 
Be sure to think about pushing forward (and violin/violas - your wrist UP to your nose)

*D Scale Video
*New Songs Paper Video

 

Wednesday, October 24th:
VIOLIN/VIOLA video - Twinkle + Bow games
CELLO video - Twinkle + Bow games
BASS video - Twinkle + bow games
*Added G and B
*Twinkle Twinkle
*Bow Seat Belts (most groups)
*Bow Tubes (most groups)

 

Wednesday, October 17th:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)
*E and F# Review
*Mary Had a Little Lamb
*Bow games!

 

Wednesday, October 10th:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)
*D & A string review
*Hot Cross Buns
**Added notes E and F# (F Sharp! :) )
*CBA's - G F E D C B A

 

Wednesday, October 3rd:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)

*Finish parts of the instrument
*How to hold the instrument (remember to stay relaxed)
*Pizzicato!
*D and A strings
*Open String Minion Boogie!

 

         Wednesday, September 19th:

*Learning to read the lesson schedule
*I tuned instruments and showed them how to attach the sponges and shoulder rests (we will continue to review this :) )
*Parts of the instrument labeling
CHALLENGE: to teach someone at home about the parts of the instrument

Some groups also learned:
*The 7 steps to setting up
*Pizzicato - the word that means plucking the instrument
*D and A strings