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Mr. Simmons Music Notes

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This is the presentation I sent on the first week of Music Classes.
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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.
 

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.
Adobe Spark Page
Adobe Spark Page
Drama Rotation 3

Dance Resources

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

Talent Show

Talent Show Dates
Argillite Elementary School
May 23, 2019
Greysbranch Elementary School
May 20, 2019
 
I WILL NOT BE AT SCHOOL THE WEEK OF MAY !3!!!
If you want to audition for the talent show the last day to audition is:
Argillite May 17 (During Field Day I will be in gym)
Greysbranch May 10
 
 
All Students Must Audition their acts for their class by May 10, 2019
I WILL NOT BE AT SCHOOL MAY 13-16!!!
Argillite Students may practice acts May 17, 2019 in Gym
Greysbranch Students will be practicing acts in gym May 6-8.
 
If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact me. 

Folk Song Fun for Everyone

Dates For Folk Song Fun for Everyone End of Year Kindergarten Program
Argillite Elementary School May 17, 2019
Greysbranch Elementary School May 13, 2019
 
 

McKell Middle School Band Information

 Fifth Grade Students interested in band.  Here is information about the McKell Middle School Band
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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