Music Department

Ukuleles

Students will use their musical knowledge and skills from from previous grade levels and begin to apply connections to the Ukulele. They will learn chords, strumming patterns, and melodic plucking.

This Months Expectations

  1. Ukulele Play Along Research

  2. Project/s Recording

  3. Student Play Along – Leading

  4. Bar Chord Practice

  5. Band Instrument Intro

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Music Theory: Notes and Rhythms

Below are materials, links, and videos to extend students’ knowledge in music theory.

Note Identification Section

Tenuto–How To

Note ID Lesson

Tenuto Expectation

  • 90-100% = Exceed Standard
    • Move Up Level
  • 75-89% = Meeting Standard
    • Choose to Redo/Move Up
  • 60-74% = Approaching Standard
    • Redo Session
  • 0-59% = Needs Support
    • Redo Session

Performance: Instrumental (Ukuleles)

Use the links below to view and download the ukulele materials.

Graded Project: Practice, Learn, and Perform a Ukulele Tune. Singing isn’t necessary, but encouraged. Choose your own or any of the tunes in the “play-a-long” section will count. ** The performance can be recorded (with visual) or through FaceTime or Zoom. **

Free Tuner Links

Tuning Tutorial

Ukulele Play Along Videos

Aloha ‘Oe (Farewell to Thee)

C – F – G7 – C7

Lion Sleeps Tonight

C – F – G7

Lava

C – F – G7 – C7

Stand By Me

C – Am – F – G7

Best Day of My Life

C – F – Am

Thunder

C – Am – F

Three Little Birds

C – F – G7

Coming Soon

Oye Como Va

Am – D

Sweet Home Alabama

D – C – G

Old Town Road

A – C – G – D

Try Again

C – F – G – Am

I’m Yours

C – F – G – Am – D7

Stiches

Am – G – C – F

Count On Me

C – Em – Am – G – F – Dm

All of Me

Em – C – D – G – Am

Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride

C – G7 – Am7 – D7

See You Again

C – F – G – Am – Dm

Mario Bros’ Theme

C – F – G7 – G# – G – D7

Someone You Loved

C – G – Am – F – Dm

Dance Monkey

Am – F – G – Em

TBD

Hallelujah

C – G – F – Am – E7

How Far I’ll Go

F – C – Gm – Dm – Bb – Bbm

Believer

Am – F – E7 – G

 

Take Me Home

A – D – E7 – F#m – G

Havana

Am – F – E7

 

Into the Unknown

Too Many to List

Shallow

A – Am – Bm – C – D – Em – G

 

The Sound of Silence

Emadd9 – Em – D – G – C

 

Lost Boy

Em – G – C – Am – D

Memories

C – G – Am – Em – F