Junior High Hex Classes
Teachers: Bob Long and Brianne Schildberg
Contact email: bob.long@vmbulldogs.com and brianne.schildberg@vmbulldogs.com

Classroom Rules
  1. 1. Be Respectful
  2. 2. Be Responsible
  3. 3. Be Safe

General Music Standards
  1. 1. Read, notate and perform music
  2. 2. Create an original composition/arrangement
  3. 3. Listen, analyze, evaluate and describe music and music performances
  4. 4. Understand relationships between music, the other arts and disciplines outside the arts.
  5. 5. Understand music in relationship to history and culture
  6. 6. Identify key composers and works from the various musical periods.

6th Grade Hex Class Options:
Beginning Guitar
Basic Theory/Music Technology

7th Grade Hex Class Options:
Beginning Piano
Music Research Projects

8th Grade Hex Class:
Each student will design a project answering the question - How was music impacted by culture and environment?
Standards covered - General Music Standards 3, 4 and 5
Other possible standards covered:
Physical Science - Acoustics, Digital vs. Analog Engineering - Design Solutions, Natural Environment
Social Studies - European Expansion, Slave Culture, French Culture of the South vs. British Culture of the North
Language Arts - Reading and Writing Standards