Beginning Guitar

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Beginning Guitar Disclosure Document

Beginning Guitar Letter


Practice Reports must be submitted each week.  Follow the link below and log into your SKYWARD account to access the online assignment.  Mark each statement that applies as ‘true.’  If you practiced for your 60 minutes then you would mark all statements as ‘true’ except number 1.


Guitar Make Up


January 3 – Disclosure; Parts of the Guitar (Parts and Tuning – pg 4-7; Quiz on Monday

January 7 – Parts of the Guitar Quiz, Tuning Explanation, First Warm Up, Reading Notation and TAB, Learned notes on string #1; Assignment Notes on 1st String – pg 26
TAB and NOTES pg 7-19

January 9 – Tuning review; Tuning Quiz; Review of notes/TAB on string #1; Rhythm discussion; Assigned “Time and Picking Study” on page 26; Passed off String #1 Assignment Time and Picking Study – pg 26

January 11 – Tuning. Warm up. Review of notes and TAB. Learned notes and TAB on string #2. Passed off “Time and Picking Study”. Assigned Using All the Notes and Song of Joy notes on string 2 – pg 29
song of joy – pg 17

January 15
Practice Day

January 17 – Tuning. Warm up. Review of notes and TAB. Music and Math Quiz. Assignment “Three Fishermen” Three Fishermen

January 22 – Tuning. Warm up. Review of notes and TAB. Chords (G, G7, C). Assignment “Three Fishermen” Duet Three Fishermenchords g, g7, c

January 24 – Tuning, Warm up, Chord Review Chords G, G7, C, Duet assignment “Three Fishermen”

January 28 – Tuning, Warm Up, Chord Review, Notes/TAB on string #3 Notes on 3rd String – PG 35, Assignment, Pass off Duet “Three Fishermen”

January 30 – Tuning, Warm Up, Midterm, Page 36Student Choice – PG 36, Trio Assignment Trio – PG 34

February 1 – Pass Off Day

February 5 – Tuning, Warm Up, Chord Review, New Chords (emin, D); Assigned #2 and #3 on page 41e min, D – PG 38, Passed off page 36

February 7 – Midterm, Pass off assignments

February 11 – Tuning, Note Review, Notes on String #4; Assigned Student Choice on Pgs 53 and 49 4th String Student Choice – PG 53 4th String TAB – PG 49

February 13 – Tuning, Warm Up, Note Review, Chord Review, Notes/TAB on String #5, Assigned “Maniac McGee” on page 66 and Student Choice on page 65.Notes on 5th String – PG 66
TAB Student Choice – PG 65

February 15 – Tuning, Note/TAB Review, Notes/TAB on string #6, “Low E Waltz” and either “16 Gs” or “Down Shift” on page 71. Notes on 6th String – PG 72
TAB on 6th String – PG 71

February 21 – Tuning, Passed off assignments, assignment “Blow Away the Morning Dew” Blow Away the Morning Dew – PG 73

February 25 – Passed off assignments, Final prep

February 27 – Passed off assignments, Final prep

March 1 – Tuning, Warm Up, Dots and Ties. Extra Credit on page 32 Dots and Ties – PG 32

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