6th Grade Vocal Music Classes (with Kaii Lee)

The VAPA department is committed to providing each child with access to quality arts learning experiences everyday through the best artistic instruction so that every child can realize their aspirations.

The following activities are created with the on-going rehearsals and the possibility of 6/5/2020 as the last day of school in mind.

New Musical Game for everyone

Online Piano and Drum Lessons

Groove Pizza - a circular rhythm app for creative music making and learning Classics for Kids - when school is out, music is in, including parents resources Virtual Drumming - Free games, drum lessons, and drum pattern sheet music Piano Nanny - Free piano lessons online

Rhythm Composition Project

Warm-up Singing Exercises


1. Download the Rhythm Composition 3
2. Imagine how your pattern(s) will look and sound like
3. Plan where to put the notes and rests. Select from the following notation.
4. Decide on the time signature first and use barlines.
5. Evaluate and improve your rhythm composition, if necessary.
6. Know how to present (clap, snap) your own patterns.
7. If possible, scan the finished rhythm composition and email that to Ms. Lee, at  kaiilee@iusd.org, for your personal feedback.

1. Click here for warm-up exercises
2. Click here for different warm-up exercises
3. When singing the scales at the end of the recording, use Page 8 of "Singing Basics" for the hand signs
4. Use these exercises everyday, or
5. Click here to sing with Ms. Lee

Rhythm Clapping Exercises

"The Star-Spangled Banner"


1. Click here for rhythm exercises on page 5 from “Singing Basics” booklet
2. Click here for a Rhythm 3 video
3. Click here for a Rhythm 3 video Part 2 created by Ms. Lee
4. Click here for rhythm exercises on page 6 from “Singing Basics” booklet
5. Always set a managable speed at the beginning
6. Try faster speed as the rhythm exercises get easier


"The Star-Spangled Banner", pdf
"The Star-Spangled Banner", mp3
"The Star-Spangled Banner" video, sung by Ms. Lee
"The Star-Spangled Banner" sheet music video by Ms. Lee
"The Star-Spangled Banner" Harmony video, by Ms. Lee

"Singing Basics" Songs in pdf files

"Singing Basics" Songs with Piano Only

Ms. Lee's Videos


1. When necessary, print out the following songs:
2. “Tempo Marks
3. “The Major Scales” and “Accidentals”
4. “Sixteenth Notes/Rests” and “Sixteenth and Eighth Notes”
5. “Dynamics”
6. “Crescendo” and “Diminuendo”
7. “Eighth-Note Triplets” and “Dotted Rhythm”
8. “The Minor Scales” and “The Blue Scales”
9. “Combinations of 16th and 8th Notes”

1. When necessary, listen to the following songs:
2. “Tempo Marks”
3. “The Major Scales” and “Accidentals”
4. “Sixteenth Notes/Rests” and “Sixteenth and Eighth Notes”
5. “Dynamics”
6. “Crescendo” and “Diminuendo”
7. “Eighth-Note Triplets” and “Dotted Rhythm”
8. “The Minor Scales” and “The Blue Scales”
9. “Combinations of 16th and 8th Notes”

1. Tempo Marks
2. The Major Scales
3. Accidentals

"Musical Theater Concert" Songs in pdf files

"Musical Theater Concert" Songs in sound files


1. “Hatikva”
2. “Flight Song”
3. “76 Trombones”
4. “For We Wish You Music”

1. “Hatikva”
2. “Flight Song”
3. “76 Trombones”
4. “For We Wish You Music”

"Musical Theater Concert" Songs on the internet

Take a Vocal Music Distance Learning Survey


1. “Hatikva”

2. “Flight Song”

3. “76 Trombones”

4. “For We Wish You Music”

6th Grade Vocal Music Distance Learning Survey #2

This form will be updated weekly on Mondays

Musical Games

Tongue Twisters for better Pronunciation

Music Sudoku 1

Music Sudoku 2


A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk!

Chrome Music Lab


Song Maker

Rhythm
Spectrogram
Chords
Sound Waves
Arpeggios

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