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.

PRACTICE REPORTS

Assignments:

1/11 – Disclosure; Parts of the Guitar; Terminology; Tuning

1/13 – Review of tuning and parts of the guitar; Quiz; Reading TAB and Standard Notation; Notes on string #1; Assignment on page 22

1/18 – Review of tuning and notes on string #1; Passed of page 26 and page 16; Rhythm introduction; Assigned “Time and Picking Study” on page 27

1/20 – Tuning; Dexterity; Review of notation and TAB string #1; Rhythm review; Musical Math worksheet; Passed off page 27

1/24 – Tuning; Rhythm review; worksheet correction; Musical Math Quiz; Review of notation and TAB on string 1; Notes on string 2 (B, C, D); Assignment pg 30 “Using All The Notes”

1/26 – Tuning; Dexterity; Rhythm review and exercises; Review of notes on strings 1 & 2; TAB on string 2; “Song of Joy” on page 17 (TAB)

1/30 – Tuning; Dexterity; Note and TAB review on strings 1 & 2; Rhythm and picking review; Dots and Ties on page 32; Tie assignment, Study and Sing Down the Moon on page 32

2/1 – Tuning; Dexterity; Note and TAB review on strings 1 & 2; Rhythm and picking review; Chords (G, G7, C) on page 31; Three Fishermen chords

2/3 – Tuning; Dexterity; Note and TAB review on strings 1 & 2; Rhythm and picking review; Chord review; Three Fishermen notes and duet

2/7 – Tuning; Dexterity; Note and TAB review on strings 1 & 2; Notes and TAB on string #3; student choice on page 35; midterm review

2/9 – Tuning; Dexterity; Midterm Quiz; pass off page 35; Assigned pg 36 and “A Wrinkle in Time”

2/13 – Tuning; Dexterity; Note Review; Group Assignment “A Wrinkle In Time”; Pass off page 36

2/15 – Tuning; Dexterity; Note Review; Chord Review; TAB on String 1-3; Chords emin and D major; Assignments on pg 18 and pg 38

2/17 – Tuning; Dexterity; Chord Review (G, G7, C, emin, D); Strumming; Assigned pg 41 #2 and #3

2/22 – Tuning; Dexterity; Chord Review; Notes/TAB on string 4 (D, E, F); Assignments on page 53 and 49

2/24 – Tuning; Dexterity; Note Review on string 4; Finish assignments 53 and 49

3/2 – Tuning; Dexterity; Chord review; Note Review on string 4; Notes on string 5; “Maniac McGee” on page 66 and TAB choice on page 65 (No Cinq)

3/7 – Tuning; Dexterity; Chord review; Note review; Notes on string 6; “Low E Waltz” on page 72 and TAB choice on page 71 (No Driving D)

3/9 – Tuning; Dexterity; Term Final review; Finished assignments; Extra Credit “Blow Away the Morning Dew” on page 73

3/13 – Tuning; Dexterity; Term Final

3/15 – Tuning; Dexterity; D7 and amin chords

3/17 – Tuning; Dexterity; A7 and E7; Assignment #2 and #3 on page 63

3/21 – Tuning; Dexterity; Chord Review; B7 and bmin chords; Assignment

3/23 – Tuning; Dexterity; Chord Review; Blues on page 97; Assignment (Blues #1 and Transpose Blues)

3/27 – Tuning; Dexterity; d minor chord; Chord Review; Blues Review; Alternate Blues pg 98

3/29 – Tuning; Dexterity; Finish Blues Assignments

3/31 – Tuning; Dexterity; Chord Review; Blues Review; Powerchords (D5, A5, E5); “Smithfield Boogie” on page 105

4/11 – Tuning; Dexterity Note review; Accidentals (sharps); Walking Guitar on page 83

4/13 – Tuning; Dexterity; Sharps review; Student Choice on page 86

4/17 – Tuning; Dexterity; Sharps review; Student Choice on page 86

4/19 – Tuning; Dexterity; Sharps review; Student Choice on page 86

4/21 – Tuning; Dexterity; Sharps review; Student Choice on page 86

4/25 – Tuning Dexterity; Key Signatures; Student choice on page 91

4/27 – Tuning; Dexterity; Review of sharps; Introduction to flats on page 107; Assigned “Benny’s Flat” on page 108

5/1 – Catch up day

5/3 – Catch up day

5/5 – Tuning; Dexterity; Review of flats; Flat key signatures; Assigned “Sakura” on page 109

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