Welcome to 6th Grade General Music


 
 
 
 
SHOWBIE GROUP
This year, to share information about what your child is doing in their classes (i.e. homework, assignments, rehearsals, performances, etc) the middle school has begun to use Showbie groups. 
 
The Showbie group code for 6th Grade General Music classes is UF252.
 
*Please note - this code is for all four general music classes (3A, 3B, 4A, 4B). Please check with your child if you have questions about which group they are in, specifically. 
Students in 6th grade general music will learn about, discuss, and listen to music from the years 400 A.D. until the present.They will discuss the beginning stages of harmony, the growth of the orchestra, the development of vocal groups, the inception of the opera, and the invention and improvements of instruments.Students will learn about a variety of genres as well as many composers.
 
Grade Weighting
This year, all encore classes will be following the same guidelines for the weighting of grades for the terms.
 
Assessments - will account for 60% of the total grade
Participation and Classwork - 30%
Homework - 10%
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