I have finally finished all the components for this unit! It’s felt like a mammoth task, having been rather unwell over the past week, but I’m so pleased to have it finally completed. See all of the resources and unit here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ijt9aq1e7qlsugo/AADOZ_6d1bV8W95_WLsPV7dUa?dl=0 Over the course of creating this unit and resources, I have found it … Continue reading SSME – Reflection 15 – Complete Unit and Resources
As part of this unit we are also required to write up individual lesson plans. While I prefer to indicate activities week-by-week in my unit outline anyway, I found it helpful to re-consider each lesson individually. Have a look at my lesson plans here, for weeks 1-3 (with 2 lessons per week): https://www.dropbox.com/sh/08lhzirhyflhbvr/AABhLWsJU2peI4_oDN-mD5tea?dl=0 I find … Continue reading SSME – Reflection 14 – Lesson Plans
With my unit plan clear, I have now been creating the other necessary resources, including the landscape images, the essay paper, the Wachet Auf dictation activity (connected to Journey to Horseshoe Bend) and the Google document templates (currently as word documents, but which would be uploaded to Google for classroom use). See the drafts here: … Continue reading SSME – Reflection 13 – Resources
I’ve been working more on developing the unit outline. Have a look at my draft here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0pnf29uynumyl5a/UNIT%20OUTLINE%20draft.doc?dl=0
My Practice Diary template is now complete! Have a look at it here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/j9471qzb0xtym8s/Practice%20Diary%20Template.iba?dl=0
I’ve been working now on putting together the practice diary. My first draft of ideas is as follows: PRACTICE DIARY Letter to the student – how to use the resource, and video about ibooks goals and purpose hsc marking guidelines my goals, when and how I know I achieve them info on pieces analysis and … Continue reading SSME – Reflection 10 – Practice Diary
Today I finished putting together my suggestions for HSC repertoire for students. I found the Australian Music Centre an invaluable resource for this, along with the AMEB syllabus and discussion with other musicians. See my list here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/kxrt7gqyjfmhfan/Suggestions%20of%20HSC%20Mandatory%20Topic%20Repertoire%20for%20Sample%20Students.docx?dl=0
Today I started to put resources into the iBook. This is taking rather a long time, but I’m pleased with the result so far! Have a look at my draft here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/s4v6aqrrnnl84uq/Aural%20book%20draft.iba?dl=0 The next step will be to add in the sight-singing exercises, and the answers for the activities.
Having chosen my pieces, I’ve now been gathering the scores and audio and creating the activities. Next step: to put them into the iBook!
I have begun creating the HSC aural workbook. Here are some images from my draft. It took a while to find and choose pieces for this resource, but I’ve been able to find 9 pieces (making 1 per week of my unit). These include: Prelude by Ann Carr-Boyd Confession 2 by Damian Barbeler … Continue reading SSME – Reflection 6 – Aural Workbook