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2017-2018 Music Memory Coming Alive at Wortham!!!

Grades 2, 3, 4, and 5

Click Here to Watch Youtube examples of the List

Music Memory List on Youtube

2017-2018 UIL Music Memory List

We Will use these in Class until teams are announced in mid-October!  Happy practicing and use your binder for detailed study.

Mrs. Ferris

(2nd Grade Use Highlighted Selections)

 

 

 See UIL Music Memory List and Youtube Link for study below........

 

Wortham ISD is proud to provide music isntruction to all grade levels that includes all areas of music discipline:  Music History, Theory & Composiiton, Voice and Vocal Performance, Instrumental Awareness and Performance, Music Listening Skills, Multicultural Studies, Stage and Musical Performance.

Elementary Classes PreK-4th are taught General Music using textbook material and additional curriculum resources throughout the year by Mrs. Linda Ferris

Mrs. Ferris’ 2017-2018  Schedule

7:50-8:35 – Conference & Planning – Choir Room

8:35-9:15 – PreK Music (MTW)     Kindergarten KA – Thursday       KB – Friday

9:15-10:00 – 2nd Grade Music  2A (MF)    2B   (ThF)

10:05-10:45 – 3rd Grade Music  3A (MW)    3B  (TTh)

11:20-12:00 – 1st Grade Music   1A (MTh)     1B  (WF)

12:05-12:45 – 4th Grade Music   4A (MW)     4B  (TF)

12:55-1:40 – 8th Grade Career Portal – Room 45 MS Hallway

1:45-2:35 – High School Choir  – Choir Room

2:40-3:25 – 6b – Language and REading Enrichment – Wed – Computer Lab

3:30-4:30 – Afterschool Extracurricular Choirs/Music Memory/Accompanying

Elementary students will have music twice a week in 2017-2018 at set class periods in their   

 5th and 6th Grade Students will have a band class 

 7-8th Grade Music Students can choose Choir or Band as their music elective.

 9-12 Students may enroll in Band and/or Choir for their High School terms.

 

Class Curriculum Updates:

  1. PreK and Kindergarten Music - Winnter Seasonal Holidays, Freedom Songs, Valentines Unit, Riser Etiquette, Simple Rhythm Play, Solfege Warmup
  2. 1st Grade;  Pitch Identification, Textbook Music Opposites and Elements of Music
  3. 2nd Grade:  Pitch Recognition and Writing, Playing Songs with Boomwhackers
  4. 3rd and 4th Grade:  Continued Music Memory and Music History Selections and Composers, Patriotic and America Folk Tunes Performance Preparation. Revolutionary War Figures, Vocabulary, and Music
  5. JH/HS Choir - Music Theory Scales Building and Circle of 5ths, Chords Inversions, TFMC Art and Musical Theater Solos and Ensembles, UIL Solo & Ensemble, TMEA Region Audition Materials, Christmas and HOliday Vocal Selections 4-part.                                                                                                                                                           Updates and Current Information will be posted here with any calendar changes, assignments, grading procedures, etc.  Of course, subscribe to the Elementary Music Classes Remind Site for personal and group reminders and announcements.

Fun and interesting games and archive scrapbook photos can be seen currently on:

www.WorthamMusic.org      

Did you know that Wortham Elementary has a Spirit Song?  

Here are the words written by Linda Ferris in 2011.  Wortham Elementary Spirit Song

Here is the music to sing along to:    

Please Click Here for Music Supplies List for all of Mrs. Ferris' Classes:  Music Supplies List

Mrs. Ferris Contact Information:

             School Phone:     1-254-765-3080

             School Email:      linda.ferris@worthamisd.org


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