Sacred Heart Academy 110 Keating Drive, Winchester, VA 22601 Phone: 540-662-7177 Fax: 540-722-2894
Mr. Paul D. Shoremount
Middle School General Music
Middle school students have music once a week. Students learn music in many ways at Sacred Heart Academy. A few of the ways we learn is by performing, composing, listening, playing games, and using our classroom interactive white board.
Once students reach middle school, they also use iPads to research music history.
In the beginning of the school year, middle school students learn about subdivision. Each students creates their own composition and will write in the subdivision of their composition.
Students in middle school grades study music in the categories listed below.
1) Performance and Production
2) Cultural Context and Music Theory
3) Analysis and Critique
4) Cross-Curricular Connection
Please click here for the complete Diocese of Arlington Music Curriculum.
To view the SHA music grading rubric, please click here.
Click on the drop down menu to view video lessons and other documents.
Please contact the academy for the user name and password.
Click Here to access the Music Portal.
Students may request a song for the run by Clicking Here.
All homework is posted in Google Classroom. Students are responsible for completing assignments by the due date posted in Google Classroom. Assignments are counted as a grade. Homework/assignments are posted weekly.
To access your Google Classroom click on the image below. Students are trained in the first weeks of school how to use Google Classroom.
Extra Credit Opportunity
Create your own poster/presentation on the most recent topic discussed in class.
Example- If we just discussed music from India, your poster should include facts about music from India.
Your poster must include at least eight different facts. Your poster will be graded on clear and correct facts, neatness of presentation. You will be asked to present your poster in class.
If you have any questions, please ask Mr. Shoremount in class.
Webpages that Mr. Shoremount likes:
Classics for Kids Radio Show- classicsforkids.com
Classics for Kids Composition- CLICK HERE
Music Composition- Noteflight.com
Chuck Vanderchuck- CLICK HERE
Find A Grave- findagrave.com
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