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Mrs. Cramer/ Strings (to access this week's assignments, please scroll past the school schedule)

Announcements

What to do with instruments?:  

Dear string families, 

As we reach the end of our school year, instruments will be dropped off when your classroom teacher (i.e. Mrs. Davis or Mrs. Zolldan) contact you letting you know your items are ready. Please make sure you bring: 
1. Your instrument 
2. Music Book

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs .Cramer CramerKM@pwcs.edu. Thank you so much , and it was a privilege to be your strings teacher this year! 

Sincerely, Mrs. Cramer

Queridas familias de cuerdas,

Cuando lleguemos al final de nuestro año escolar, se dejarán los instrumentos cuando su maestra de clase (es decir, la Sra. Davis o la Sra. Zolldan) se comunique con usted para informarle que sus artículos están listos. Por favor, asegúrese de traer:
1. Tu instrumento
2. Libro de música

Si tiene alguna pregunta, no dude en comunicarse con la Sra. Cramer CramerKM@pwcs.edu. ¡Muchas gracias y fue un privilegio ser tu maestro de cuerdas este año!

Sinceramente, Sra. Cramer

4th & 5th Grade Strings:
Fight Song Cover Image

 

High Tech:

Create your own song at Song Maker
Check out this fun tutorial on how to make the song Baby Shark
Also check out the "Limited Tech"
Limited Tech: 

 

Ever heard of “Fight Song” by Rachel Patton?

Step 1: Follow a tutorial on how to play “Fight Song” 

Step 2: Play the entire song with a recording for a great experience

No Tech:

Warm Up:

 Play the D Major Scale and create a beautiful bow hold making sure all 5 fingers are in the correct space

Lesson: 

Play Baby Shark on using D String Notes:

 

D E  G       G G G     G

Baby Shark, doo, doo, doo, doo

 

D E  G       G G G     G

Baby Shark, doo, doo, doo, doo

 

D E  G       G G G     G

Baby Shark, doo, doo, doo, doo

 

G G  F#      

Baby Shark


4th Grade Strings:
May 18-19

 

High Tech:

Step 1: Nearpod Link

Step 2: Use Code ZMTYE

Limited Tech: 

Please watch the 3 videos on how to play “Best Day of My Life”

If you can, email a picture or video of you playing the 1st verse to 

Mrs. Cramer CramerKM@pwcs.edu

Best Day of My Life: Video #1

Best Day Of My Life: Video #2
Best Day of My Life: Video 3

 

No Tech:

4th Grade Strings:

Rosin Bow

Put sponge on back of instrument

Play all 4 strings using your whole bow (from clip to tip)

Practice playing your 1st fingers on D and A
1st Finger on D = E
1st Finger on A = B

Make up your own song using these 5 notes:
Open A
1st Finger B
Open D
1st Finger E
Open G


5th Grade Strings:

Rosin Bow  

Put sponge on back of instrument  


Play D Major Scale using whole bow (from Clip to Tip) 

D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#, high D 


Play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star using these notes  

D D A A | B B A  

G G F# F# | E E D 

A A G G | F# F# E  

A A G G | F# F# E 

D D A A | B B A  

G G F# F# | E E D


Belmont Student Schedule 
 
Monday: 

Reading- 60 Minutes 

PE- 15 Minutes 

Art- 45 Minutes 

 

Tuesday: 

Writing- 60 Minutes 

PE- 15 Minutes 

Music / Strings 45 Minutes 

 

Wednesday: 

Math- 60 Minutes 

PE- 15 Minutes 

Library -45 Minutes 

 

Thursday: 

Science- 60 Minutes 

PE- 15 Minutes 

Guidance - 45 Minutes 

 

Friday: 

Social Studies- 60 Minutes 

PE- 15 Minutes 

STEM - 45 Minutes