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    for Kathryn Olsen!!!
     
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    2015-2016 Music Schedule:

     ________________ Monday_______
    Tuesday_____ 
     Wednesday__ 
    Thursday___ 
    Friday______ 
     8:35 - 9:05 a.m.
    9:10 - 9:45 a.m. 
    Russell RanchRussell Ranch
    Carl Sundahl 
    Gold Ridge Carl Sundahl 
    10:30 - 11:05 a.m.
    11:10 - 11:45 a.m. 
    Mather HeightsMather Heights Empire OaksCordova Gardens
    Empire Oaks
     1:20 - 1:55 p.m.
    2:00 - 2:35 p.m. 
     
    Williamson   Cordova GardensWhite Rock Williamson 
    White Rock 
          
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    2016-2017 FCUSD Elementary Music Department Grade Policy

    Subject: General Music

     

    Teacher:         Kathryn Olsen

    E-mail ID:      Kolsen@fcusd.org ~ (best method to reach me)
     
    District Music Website: https://www.fcusd.org//Domain/836

                           

    Class Description: 

     
    This class will focus on the basic elements of music to include singing, playing recorders, music theory (i.e., reading notes, rhythms and musical terms) and music appreciation. 
     
    Participation:
     
    Daily points are earned by classroom participation: singing, playing recorder, etc., as facilitated by music teacher and completion of occasional written homework. 
     
    Concerts/Performances:

    Music concert(s) will be held during the school day and student participation is required. 

     
    Tests/Quizzes: 

    S
    tudents will have a variety of tests/quizzes/assignments in music class. These may include oral, written, formal and informal assessments. 
     
    Check-Offs: 
     
    Students will play or sing assigned selections for a grade. Songs are to be passed as assigned for full credit (beyond the first two weeks = ½ credit).  
     
    Equipment/Instrument:
     
    Students will earn points each day by coming to class prepared with the following equipment: recorder, music book, pencil, spiral notebook/paper, music folder and other supplies as assigned by music teacher.
     
     
    Extra Credit/Recovery:
     
    Recovery points can be earned by:

    1.      Retesting on playing/singing assignments.

    2.      Bonus playing/singing assignments as offered by your teacher.

    3.      Doing a paper/project on a music composer as determined by your teacher.  

     
    Make Up Work:
     
    Students will have the same number of days to make up tests/assignments as the number of days they were absent.  Participation points are not lost when absent. 
     
    Grade Breakdown by Trimester:
     
    Participation / Concerts / Performances30%
    Tests / Quizzes10%
    Check Offs40%
    Equipment / Instrument20%
    Trimester TOTAL100%
     
     
    Grading Scale:
     
    99 - 100%A+ 77 - 79%C+
    93 - 98%A 73 - 76%C
    90 - 92%A- 70 - 72%C-
    87 - 89%B+ 67 - 69%D+
    83 - 86%B 53 - 66%D
    80 - 82%B- 60 - 62%D-



    59% & belowF