Mr Block

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Mr Block
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"Music Education is a path to life-long learning and knowledge of self and culture."
 
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An organizer built to help students in the early stages of play writing. Great for assembly skits and drama classes!
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Music/Math Integration Assignment A definite administration pleaser, this graphic organizer was devised to have students listen, analyze, graph and compare dynamics, instrumentation, genre and more. Directions: Have students listen to each piece
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Many of our students sing this song at the beginning of every school day but do they really know the words or what they mean? Use this graphic organizer to help students learn and appreciate our national anthem by drawing the events of the British
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This packet allows students in groups of 3 or more to understand the structure and organization of modern song lyrics. Students are first asked to come up with a song title (main idea) Each of 3 students will be responsible for writing: 1. Verse
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Use this form to write a song, story or even draw pictures consistent with the standard 12 bar blues form.
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Have students notate all 12 major scales using the appropriate whole step and half step sequence. Includes a labeled piano keyboard graphic for step counting and all 12 major scales with treble clef staff below each for writing. Great music theory
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This brief quiz assesses student ability to identify and draw whole, half, quarter, eighth and sixteenth notes on the staff!
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A simple multiple choice quiz to assess student progress or review materials. Quiz Covers: Piano, Mezzo Forte, Pianissimo, Forte, Fortissimo, Mezzo Piano, p, pp, mp, mf, f, ff, crescendo and decrescendo.
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An assessment for students studying rock and roll and other 1950's - 1960's Includes multiple choice word bank and essay question. 1 of 2
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Music/Math Integration Assignment A definite administration pleaser, this graphic organizer was devised to have students listen, analyze, graph and compare dynamics, instrumentation, genre and more. Directions: Have students listen to each piece
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An assessment for students studying rock and roll and other 1950's - 1960's Includes multiple choice word bank and essay question. 1 of 2
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This project is a ton of fun! Students will measure each boomwhacker, log the data on a color coded data chart and then use colored markers pencils or crayons to graph their results. These colorful assignments look great on a bulletin board or on
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Music/Math Integration Assignment A definite administration pleaser, this graphic organizer was devised to have students listen, analyze, graph and compare dynamics, instrumentation, genre and more. Directions: Have students listen to each piece
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This is a selection of basic rhythms starting very simple and increasing in difficulty. Includes combinations of eighth notes, quarter notes, half notes, quarter rests and half rests. Possible uses: Rhythm Syllable Chanting (ta ta ti ti
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Use this simple worksheet to teach how to read various time signatures. Enjoy!
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Have students notate all 12 minor scales using the appropriate whole step and half step sequence. Includes a labeled piano keyboard graphic for step counting and all 12 minor scales with treble clef staff below each for writing. Great music theory
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Music/Math Integration Assignment A definite administration pleaser, this graphic organizer was devised to have students listen, analyze, graph and compare dynamics, instrumentation, genre and more. Directions: Have students listen to each piece
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Worksheet contains 24 small staves. Each stave has a half note already written with the name of an ascending or descending interval above. Have students write a second half note that is the appropriate ascending or descending interval from the
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This is 16 measures of quarter notes places on the grad staff ranging from A1 up to E6. Notes begin easy within the treble clef, then into the bass clef. Eventually notes venture into ledger lines above and below in ascending and descending
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This is a selection of advanced rhythms starting very simple and increasing in difficulty. (Please also see my: "Rhythm Examples: Basic") Includes combinations of 16th notes, eighth notes, triplet eighth notes, quarter notes, half notes, quarter
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Music Director, Ambrose Plamondon Elementary School - Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois 2012 — Present Assistant Band Director and Director Of Jazz Bands, Benet Academy, Lisle, Illinois 2011 — 2012 Long Term Substitute Law and Economics Teacher, Benet Academy, Lisle Illinois 2012 Private lesson Teacher, Musician’s Workshop Westmont, 2011 Private lesson Teacher, Musika, New York, NY, 2011 Private lesson Teacher, Self Employed, Charleston Il 2007-2010

MY TEACHING STYLE

My curriculum is designed to develop the foundational skills of music including rhythm, melody, dynamics, tempo, and more. I then strive to integrate these skills into core subject curriculum by revealing the underlying concepts shared in math, science, literacy and other disciplines as experienced by students in academia as well as everyday life.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

CPS Arts Liaison Leader for the Austin/North Lawndale Network EIU GIA (Grant In Aid) Scholarship EIU TSA (Talented Student Award) Scholarship EIU Jazz Alumni Scholarship New Trier HS Jazz Festival “Outstanding Jazz Musicianship” Certificate Downers Grove South High School Senior Band Award American Musical Foundation Band Honors

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Music Education (Teacher Certification K-12) May 2011 - Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL Bachelor of Music Performance (Jazz Studies Concentration) May 2011 - Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am also a professional saxophonist and bassist performing regularly in Chicago, Il and in the greater Chicagoland area. I frequently use my music and the music of others to promote the expansion of music programs in inner-city schools.

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