Playa Vista Elementary

Beginning Piano

Fridays (4:00PM - 4:30PM)

Check in every week for supplementary material and activities to each week’s lesson. You’ll also be able to submit a video of your weekly practice for personal feedback from our instructors.

What to practice this week:

Practice the following topics this week- February 26

  • Practice pages 24-26
  • Complete the birthday cake activity on page 22, and Soldiers on 23!
  • What is a Tie? (think shoelaces. you tie two ends of the same lace!)
  • Remember all of the different note types we have seen:
    • Quarter note: 1 beat
    • Half note: 2 beats
    • Whole note: 4 beats

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Beginning Piano
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Re-cap of this week's class on 1/29/21:

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Resources:

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Previous Weeks:

Class on 2/19/21

What we learned and practiced:

  • Practice pages 21, 24, and 25
    • Swimming Pool!
  • Remember all of the different notes types we have seen:
    • Quarter note: 1 beat
    • Half note: 2 beats
    • Whole note: 4 beats

Class on 2/12/21

What we learned and practiced:

    • Practice pages 19-20
      • E is played by Right Hand 3rd Finger
      • A is played by Left Hand 3rd Finger
    • Remember all of the different notes types we have seen:
      • Quarter note: 1 beat
      • Half note: 2 beats
      • Whole note: 4 beats

Class on 2/5/21

What we learned and practiced:

  • Do you remember how to find the notes B and D?
  • Practice all songs on pages 15-18
  • Challenge: *See if you can memorize one song and play it with your eyes closed!

Class on 1/29/21

What we learned and practiced:

  • Read through pages 1-9 (we will be learning more in depth as we go)
  • Work on recognizing Left hand and Right hand middle C’s- page 10-11
  • Played songs on  page 13-14
  • Look at the song “Sleep” with our new note D on page 15