Beginning Guitar In-Class Assignments

Monday, January 6, 2020 –

For today’s assignment, please read the following article from Rolling Stone about the business of guitar manufacturing: Guitars are Getting More Popular. So Why Do We Think They’re Dying?

After reading the article, on a separate piece of paper (write your name on it and turn it in) write a reflection using the following prompt. (Please use proper grammar, sentence structure, etc, and it should be a paragraph at minimum).

  • What conclusion does the article draw in general?  Refer to at least one point that the article makes to support this conclusion.  Do you agree or disagree with the article’s conclusion and why?

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 –

Please read the following short article from NPR about practicing: 10 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Music Practice

After reading the article, on a separate piece of paper (write your name on it and turn it in) write a reflection using the following prompt (Please use proper grammar, sentence structure, etc, and it should be a paragraph at minimum).

  • Choose at least three suggestions that you are incorporating or can incorporate into your daily practice regime.  DESCRIBE exactly how you are or will do so through ACTIONABLE steps or means.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 –

Complete the Unit IV Review for a grade (if you have completed it previously, you may keep that grade or take it one more time for a better score).