FIRST CLASS INTRODUCTION
HAND OUT AND ASSIGN GUITARS
TUNE AND WATCH PRESENTATION
Class 1: Music theory- the guitar
Tune guitars
E string notes
B string notes
Etudes
Class 2: Perform E & B string music
Tune guitars
Letter names of the E & B strings
More E & B string music
G string notes
Etudes
Class 3: Perform E, B, & G string music
Students tune guitars
D string notes
Etudes
Class 4: Perform E, B, G, & D string music
Student tune guitars
A string notes
Etudes
Class 5: Perform E, B, G, D, & A string music
Student tune
Low E string notes
Etudes
Class 6: Perform music using all 6 strings
Student tune
Review and prepare for assessment
Music; Go Tell Aunt Rhodie, Momma don't Allow No Guitar Playing, Camptown Races
Class 7: Assessment
Theory
Major scales F, G, & C

Students will have an understanding or the following:
Tuning
Tablature
Blues Progression
Chord charts
Staff Paper

GUITAR QUIZES
You will be quizzed on each string to make sure you understand the note reading and fingering before you go on. There will be written and playing quizzes. If you have prepared yourself you will do just fine.

GRADING
THE PERFORMANCE GRADE.
THE QUIZ SCORES.
The students final grade will be combined.

EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT WILL BE ON ONE OF THE FOLLOWING GUITARIST OR ANYONE FROM THE WEBSITE.
YOU MAY WRITE A SMALL REPORT, DO A POWER POINT, SLIDESHOW, OR MUSIC DEMONSTRATION. EXPLAINED IN II.
I. ARTIST TO PICK FROM:
EDDIE CONDON
KENNY BURREL
TAL FARLOW
WES MONTGOMERY
AL DIMEOLA
JOHN McLAUGHLIN
PAT METHENY
PAT MARTINO
JOHN SCOFIELD
II. INFORMATION TO WRITE ON: PICK 1 OR 2 TOPICS BELOW TO SHARE.
Birth information
Family life
Specific song titles
Educational background
INFORMATION: 20 POINTS
PRESENTATION: 20 POINTS
ORGANIZATION: 10 POINTS
TOTAL=50 POINTS
You may bring in your own guitar to use with parent's permission. Reminder the school is not responsible for your instrument. The instrument is locked up each night in the elementary music room.