The Rap Project

Every year the choral department combines history, reading, writing, music composition, technology, and recording as part of our annual rap project.  Students are placed in groups of four, must write their own lyrics, compose their background music in GarageBand, and then record their voices rapping their lyrics over the music they composed.  The mp3 filesContinue reading “The Rap Project”

Back to School- Person of the Day Activity

Back to school…back to school!  The last couple of years, I always start off the week with the “person of the day” activity.  Large class sizes in the fine arts classroom is always a hindrance to learning names and interesting facts about students. Knowing your team, however, is pivotal for building the supportive atmosphere thatContinue reading “Back to School- Person of the Day Activity”