Here are your assignments for this week:
Recommended minutes to practice: 15 min/day
What to practice:
C major Scales @ 75 on the metronome, Two ways 1. One octave 2. As high and low as you can play in the position
-Switching from C to C/F (2 times through the fingerpicking pattern then switch)
How to practice it most effectively: Start by figuring out where to put your fingers and when without a metronome, then add in the metronome (75 for scales, 120 for fingerpicking). Aim to increase the speed over the course of the week.
Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day
What to practice: Major Triads in C+G, 1 string Scales for D, G, and B strings. Review 2nd position scales with Alternate Picking and a Metronome set at 90bpm.
How to practice it most effectively: Start saying the letter names for the notes as you play them working through the examples we looked at. Start checking out the 12 major scales, 5 major scale positions, and 1 string scales.
Recommended minutes to practice: 5 min/day
What to practice: Beginning of Mary Had A Little Lamb
How to practice it most effectively: Pick up the guitar and try playing notes, (4th fret, 2nd fret, open)
How parents can support practice: Encourage Yasmim to pick up the guitar and try playing what she learned in class.
Have a good week everyone!