Remote Learning

Dear Students and Parents:

 

Well we are winding down the distance learning part of the year…

hopefully things will be back to normal in September!

But until then – please continue to enjoy all the different posts on my webpage.

I miss you all and look forward to seeing you soon!

God bless you for a safe and super fun summer!

Sincerely yours, Ms. Mudge

jmudge@holyrosaryws.org

NEW!!!

4th and 2nd Grades have new pages dedicated just to them!

 

Thank you for your generous support of our auction!

 

“Let’s Keep the Aloha Spirit Going”

highlights some beloved Hawaiian song and dance to keep you in the mood! 

 

“Movement to Music” and “Techy Music Activities for Intermediate – Jr. High”

~~and be sure to check out — the “Sing Along” page!

There are songs to celebrate this Easter season and Spring with your family…

You can enjoy some of our beloved songs we sing in mass and other repertoire.

Grab a sister, brother, mom, dad — dog or cat – and have fun singing!

 There are worksheets on the page called:

“Music Worksheets”

And to help keep your theory skills sharp, there’s a page for:

“Music Appreciation”

 Maybe you can create your own “playlist” based on the theme ideas listed?

Perhaps your favorite Holy Rosary Music Classroom friend will be visit

with a very special message… Oink! Oink!

 

Meanwhile know that the entire staff at Holy Rosary are working very hard

to bring you meaningful at-home learning!

Enjoy this funny…

There’s a new bAnD iN tOwN! Woohoo!

These gals need a band name… send your suggestion to Ms. Mudge: jmudge@holyrosaryws.org 

 

We all know the healing power of music… so be sure to enjoy some today! Play some music today… just do it, like no one is listening!!! Put on a concert for your family or line up some unsuspecting stuffed animals or other toy characters. Plants love music and it’s almost Spring – so go sing to your trees!  They will thank you with glorious buds of new life.  Remember to share the joy you have for music with others – how about during your next video chat with gramma and grandpa – sing them a song? Or how about try writing a song? The creative musical experience possibilities are endless…

While school is closed, you can still enjoy some music learning in the safety of your home! Please access the following websites for activities, tutorials, games and quizzes. Please see below.

Have fun, stay safe and healthy —remember that music can contribute to healing!

 

HOMEWORK UPDATE:

Grades 5 – 7 – homework IS OPTIONAL for now… you don’t need to send anything to MS. Mudge until further notice. But! you are encouraged to enjoy the music quizzes, exercise and games found int he websites linked below.

 

Here’s a few ideas for your musical enjoyment:

For Primary – Intermediate: this can be found on YouTube – super fun rhythm activities; maybe you have some rhythm instruments hanging around the house? Or make some of your own??

BrainPop

https://www.brainpop.com

Please check the HRS technology webpage for info about BrainPop – there are some awesome music learning to be had! Mr. Barker can best assist in how to logon.

 

Reading Rhythms Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vZ5mlfZlgk&list=PLzPP1Evz0WkRAkDUUT-KvVs1CbRbgtdyu

 

 

Also – a wonderful website for you to consider a subscription to is Prodigies Music.  There are lots of terrific learning for the young musician:

Distance Learning with Prodigies

 

For Intermediate – Jr. High: this website is terrific! Games for learning music covering many areas of music theory and appreciation. Please note:  some levels will be more challenging than others.

http://www.musictechteacher.com

 

For Intermediate – Jr. High: this website is super user-friendly and offers lots of music theory and appreciation opportunities.

https://www.teoria.com

 

For Grade 4 recorders: YouTube has lots of videos for the songs that we are playing; here are a few of my favorites:

VMM recorder songs playlist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4xdxlGc5Fo&list=PLzPP1Evz0WkQkPXJMWk0c64KPBssoljyg

 

For Grade 5 ukuleles: (If you have one at home!) there are a bazillion ukulele tutorial videos available on YouTube  – search for your favorite song!  If you don’t have a use at home, then consider checking out a couple of awesome ukulele players and their music:

On YouTube search for Jake Shimabukuro and James Hill.  They are phenomenal musicians! I hope they inspire you!!!

 

Jake:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUCcuETqcXM&list=PL7xDnyYjhLVVksUnHDNlsXsWRZ9Ve_YB7

 

James:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gyxeXW_2T8&list=RDEMeLVeLXAb3AJV9TGJ-VVBpA&start_radio=1

Also – if the closure lasts more than two weeks. we may be loaning out ukuleles – so please stay tuned.  I really don’t want us to loose our awesome chops on the uke and all the songs we’ve learned! 

 

 

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