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AP Music Theory Fall Semester1st Six Weeks

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FIRST 6 WEEKS -Assess the students -Grand Staff, clefs & ledger -Self test 1-1 (book pg. 3 -Continue solfege
current music knowledge. lines (mt.net) &/OR **workbook EX 1-1) worksheet 1
Introduction to the brand -Intro solfege (w/ posters) -Begin solfege worksheet -Major scale (mt.net) -ear training 2nd & 3rd
new AP Music Theory Tonal Harmony Chapter 1 1 which names pitches in -Note recognition on
course. -Octave registers (book letter name, solfege & Treble & Bass and
Go through Syllabus, pg. 1-3) scale degree keyboard
classroom expectations, - Cover clefs: Treble, Bass, -steps & accidentals (book pg. 4-6)
and materials needed. Alto & Tenor (from book & (mt.net) -Continue solfege
handout) - introduce intervals of a worksheet 1
HW: I Thought That I Was HW: solfege worksheet 1 2nd & 3rd (major & minor) -ear training 2nd & 3rd
Crazy worksheet HW: note recognition HW: Treble Note HW: Bass Clef Note
worksheet Recognition & Ledger Line Recognition & Ledger Line
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-introduce 15 Major key -complete key signatures -complete key signatures -continue to drill key sigs Key Signature Quiz
signatures (using mt.net) worksheet no. 1 worksheet no. 2 -teach tricks and shortcuts
and put them on all clefs (book pg. 6-7) -ear training 2nd, 3rd, 4th using the order of
-note name recognition for -ear training 2nd, 3rd, 4th Last flat =Fa, last sharp = Ti flat/sharps
all 4 clefs -virtual piano website to Penultimate flat =Do (YouTube video: Key
-intro interval of P4th show visual of distance on Signatures Made Easy)
-major scale pattern, use keyboard HERE
key sig &/or accidentals -mention relative and -ear training 2nd, 3rd, 4th
HW: note recognition parallel Minor Keys HW: Treble Note -chart on pg 10 in book HW: finish solfege
worksheet Recognition & Ledger Line HW: Bass Clef Note worksheet no 1
HW: WS 10: Major Scales HW: WS 11: Key Sigs in HW: solfege worksheet Recognition & Ledger Line HW: solfege worksheet
1 Major #2 HW: solfege wkst #3 #4
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-Intro Circle of 5ths (with -self test 1-2 (book pg. 8-9 -Intro Minor scales: Quiz blank Circle of 5ths
Labor Day handout and book pg. 8) &/OR **workbook EX 1-2) Natural, Harmonic & Interval Dictation Quiz on
Holiday -ear training -ear training Melodic (mt.net) (book pg. m2, M2, m3, M3, P4 (int
-whisper whistle 9-10) & relative Minors dic #1)
HW: solfege worksheet 5 HW: solfege worksheet 6 HW: **workbook EX 1-3 HW: workbook EX 1-1&2

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-scale degrees (mt.net) & -complete WS 12: Major -parallel Minor keys -Name The Scale Quiz Major & Minors
names (book pg. 15-16) Scales II (YouTube video: Finding worksheet write the specified scales
-self test 1-3 (book pg. 13- - ear training Parallel & Relative Minor - ear training Interval Dictation Quiz on
14 &/OR **workbook EX Keys) HERE m2, M2, m3, M3, P4, P5 &
1-3) -complete WS 14: Minor Tri-tone (int dic #2)
-practice Minor scales Scales I
- ear training adding P5 & HW: WS 13: Scale - ear training HW: WS 16: Minor Scales
tri-tone Degrees in Major HW: WS 15: Key II HW: WS 17: Scale
Signatures in Minor Degrees in Minor
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-generic intervals (mt.net) -specific intervals (mt.net)
23 HALF DAY -Inversion of Intervals Interval Quiz using
(book pg. 16-17) Quantity vs. Quality -Consonant & Dissonant workbook EX 1-6
-self test 1-4 pg. 17 -writing intervals (mt.net) -Augmented & Diminished Harmonic Intervals
Perfect, Major & Minor Intervals (book pg. 19..) (book pg. 20-21)
Intervals (book pg. 17-19) -self test 1-6 A -Interval Inversion (mt.net)
-self test 1-5 pg. 19 -self test 1-6 B, C, D, E

HW: finish self test 1-6


HW: **workbook EX 1-4 HW: **workbook EX 1-5 HW: **workbook EX 1-6 A B, C, D, E (answers on pg
555)
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Elements of Rhythm Tonal -measures & time -simple & compound Meter Quiz using
Harmony Chapter 2 signatures (mt.net) meter (mt.net) workbook EX 2-4
-note duration (mt.net) & & (book pg. 27) -odd meter (mt.net) Student Holiday/
beat, tempo, meter (book -self test 2-2 pg. 27 & (book pg. 28-31) Staff Development
pg.24-25) -self test 2-3 pg. 29
-rest duration (mt.net) -self test 2-4 pg. 31
-dots & ties (mt.net) -try to get to book pgs. 32-
-self test 2-1 pg. 26 34
HW: use self test 2-5 to
HW: **workbook EX 2-1 HW: **workbook EX 2-2 study for Quiz!! (answers
(& 2-3?) on pg 558)

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SECOND 6 WEEKS -solfege dictation wkst 1 -solfege dictation wkst 1 -solfege dictation wkst 1 Meter Quiz AURAL
-Re-teach simple, -interval exercises (mt.net) -interval exercises (mt.net) -interval exercises (mt.net) -listen to musical examples
compound, odd, duple, -Continue Chapter 2 -Continue Chapter 2 -Continue Chapter 2 in various meters, and
triple & quadruple meters Barrons (pg 18-19) Barrons (pg 20-21) Barrons (pg 22-24) students will notate the
-Chapter 2 from Barrons -teach conducting patterns -asymmetrical meters -stem direction pattern & meter used.
book (pg 15-17) for 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 6/8, etc -triplets & duplets -syncopation (gmajormusictheory.org)
-WS 07 -anacrusis -hemiola
-WS 08 -WS 09

HW: **WS 02 HW: **WS 03 HW: **WS 04 HW: **WS 05 HW: **WS 06
12 solfege dictation wkst 2 13 14 15 16
-Introduction to Triads & -solfege dictation wkst 2 -solfege dictation wkst 2 -solfege dictation wkst 2 Triad Quiz using 10.7 from
Seventh Chords Tonal -chord exercises (mt.net) -chord exercises (mt.net) -chord exercises (mt.net) gmajormusictheory.org
Harmony Chapters 3-9 -Continue Chapter 5 -Continue Chapter 5 -Continue Chapter 5
&13-15 Barrons (pg 110-112) Barrons Barrons
-Intro to MAJOR CHORDS -Intro to MINOR CHORDS -Intro to AUGMENTED -Intro to DIMINISHED
(mt.net) (mt.net) CHORDS (mt.net) CHORDS (mt.net)
-Barrons Chapter 5 -funny Chord stories from Chord demo using Oreos!
-Music Theory (packet) Facebook -Chord quality audio from
Fundamentals Chapter 4 gmajmt.net HW: Treble & Bass Chords
HW: Major Triad Search HW: Major/Minor Maze HW: **WS 25 HW: **WS 26 Worksheet
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-Intro to root position 7th -Solfege dictation wkst 3 -Solfege dictation wkst 3 -Solfege dictation wkst 3 Triad & 7th Chord Quiz
Chords: Mm7th, MM 7th, -7th chord exercises -7th chord exercises -7th chord exercises using MHIS145 worksheet
mm7th, half dim 7th, full (mt.net) (mt.net) (mt.net)
dim 7th (mt.net) -YouTube video on How To - 7th Chord demo using -T.H. pg 41 Checkpoint!
-Music Theory (packet) Build 7th Chords HERE Oreos! -7th chord aural analysis
Fundamentals pg. 56 -7th Chord quality audio using Self-Test 3-2 pg 41
from gmajmt.net -lead sheet symbols HERE

HW: WS 32 Section A, first HW: WS 32 finish Section A HW: **workbook EX 3-2 HW: put lead sheet HW: read Barrons pg 48-
3 on each line A 1-15 & B 1-7 symbols on EX 3-2 A 59 & answer 15 questions

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-Solfege dictation wkst 4 -Solfege dictation wkst 4 -Solfege dictation wkst 4 - Quiz on Inversions
-rhythmic dictation -interval/triad dictation Half Day -7th chord exercises
-Intro to Triad Inversions -Intro to 7th Chord (mt.net)
(mt.net) Inversions (mt.net) -Solfege dictation wkst 4 -complete gmajmt.net HW: morph triad & 7th
-YouTube video HERE 8min -7th chord inversions HERE -7th chord dictation Chapter 12! worksheets in to a quiz
-Music Theory (packet) - finish YouTube video -gmajmt.net Chapter 12!
Fundamentals pg. 53 HERE last 5 mins
-Captain Broccoli explains -M.T.F. (packet) pg. 56 HW: WS 29 HW:
inversions HERE
HW: WS 27 HW: 32 B&C

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