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Emergency Lesson Plans eleven2 My_Name Preparation: 1. Students can download the PDFs of “Eleven,” & “My Name,” by Sandra Cisneros if they want to read on the computer. Days 1&2 Step 1: Read the short story, “Eleven,” by Sandra Cisneros. … Continue reading

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G6 Humanities “Overdoing It- Eleven, Comparative Literature Part II” May 28-June 1

Here is the link to this week’s assignment. May 28-June 1 https://the24hourtala.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/overdoing-it-eleven-comparative-literature-part-ii/

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HS Virtual Jazz: Sounds and Instruments

A. Tone Colors Jazz musicians play their instruments utilizing the complete gamut of tone colors (tonal quality) that their instruments will allow. B. Emotional Expression Unlike classical players who usually strive for a clear, “pure” tone, jazz players strive for … Continue reading

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HS Virtual Jazz: Rhythm

II. Rhythm A. Basic Definition 1. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, rhythm is a regular pattern formed by a series of notes of differing duration and stress. 2. That part of the music which concerns how long or short … Continue reading

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HS Virtual Jazz: Elements of Jazz- Assignment + Final Project Test Option

1. Download the following PDF Jazz in America Glossary. The information on this PDF is the same as on the Jazz in America Glossary Post https://the24hourtala.wordpress.com/2012/05/30/8-hs-virtual-jazz-elements-of-jazz/. Please review this well. This is essential vocabulary for talking about music. Download the … Continue reading

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HS Virtual Jazz: Form

V. Form A. Structure Most jazz tunes utilize a recurring chord progression that serves as the structure of the tune; the way in which the different sections of the progression are grouped determines the form of the tune. B. Musical … Continue reading

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