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


Aug 20 – Disclosure; Parts of the Guitar (Parts and Tuning – pg 4-7; Quiz on Wednesday

Aug 22 – 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

Aug 24 – 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

Aug 28 – Practice Period

Aug 30 – Practice Period

Sept 4 – Practice Period

Sept 6 – Tuning. Warm up. Review of notes and TAB. Passed off “Time and Picking Study”. Assigned Using All the Notes

Sept 10 – Tuning. Warm up. Review of notes and TAB. Learned chords G, G7, C. Assignment “Three Fishermen” Three Fishermen

Sept 12 – Tuning, Warm up, Chord Review Chords G, G7, C, Duet assignment “Three Fishermen”

Sept 14 – Tuning, Warm Up, Chord Review, Notes/TAB on string #3 Notes on 3rd String – PG 35, Assignment, Pass off Duet “Three Fishermen”

Sept 18 – Tuning, Warm Up, Chord Review, Note Review, Midterm Review, Passed off assignments

Sept 20 – Tuning, Warm Up, Midterm, Page 36Student Choice – PG 36, Trio Assignment Trio – PG 34

Sept 24- Tuning, Warm Up, Chord Review, New Chords (emin, D); Assigned #2 and #3 on page 41e min, D – PG 38, Passed off page 36

Sept 26 – Passed off assignments

Sept 28 – Passed off assignments

Oct 2 – 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

Oct 4 – 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

Oct 8 – 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

Oct 10 – Tuning, Final Prep, Passed off assignments, Extra Credit assignment “Blow Away the Morning Dew” Blow Away the Morning Dew – PG 73

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