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General Music Course Content

General Music  G. Cacy  



General Music is designed for the student who is interested in studying many facets of music.

 General music students will work toward achieving the nine standards described in

The TN Standards for Arts Education.  All general music students will either meet three times a

week with two days of PE or two times a week with three days of PE.



Respect others and yourself

Always try to do your best

Enjoy the moment

SLANT (Sit up, Listen, Ask questions, Nod, Track the speaker)





At all times, be respectful to your teachers and fellow students.


Be in your seat and ready to learn.


String bags and water bottles must be kept under your desk at all times.


Do not eat food or chew gum in class or in the hallways.


Take a direct route to your classes without stopping to talk or going to another location.

Use transition times between classes for water and restroom breaks.


iPads must remain OFF while in homeroom, the hallways, and the restrooms.


When you arrive to class, place your iPad on your desk, screen side down,

and wait for directions.


When not in use, keep the iPad screen side down on your desk.


Use the iPad for school use as instructed by your teacher only. This includes using the internet,

apps, airdrop, email, taking photos or videos, audio recordings,

and using head phones or ear buds.


Never allow another student to use or borrow your iPad.




Step 1: Student receives warning, which is documented in Discipline Log.

Step 2: Student will confer with teacher. Parent contact is made

Step 3: Repeat Step 2. Includes a formal detention warning.

Step 4: Detention assigned.  Conduct grade for the quarter cannot be higher than “S”.

Step 5: Repeat Step 4. Parent conference required.

Conduct grade for the quarter cannot be higher than “N”.

Step 6: Disciplinary referral to office.


* Students assigned to in-school suspension will be assigned an “N” in conduct for

the class where the misconduct occurred.

*Students assigned to out-of-school suspension will be assigned a “N” in conduct for

the class where the misconduct occurred.

*Incidents of bullying, fighting, insubordination, cursing, or stealing, will be referred

to administration immediately.

* Failure to serve detention will result in assignment to Saturday School.

* Cell phones in the classroom are documented in the Discipline Log, confiscated, and

turned in to the grade level administrator by the end of the day.

* Students found cheating will receive an automatic detention from the teacher.

Subsequent offenses will result in a disciplinary referral. The assignment must be

made up without grade penalty.

* Tardies to class should be documented in the Discipline Log just as any other student




Academic Achievement                                                     Conduct

A  93 - 100                                                                              E 

B   85 - 92                                                                               S

C   75 - 84                                                                               N 

D   70 - 74                                                                              

F    0 – 69                                                                               


Students will be graded upon objectives with the following scale:

  • Class work (Note taking, writing) 
  • Assessments (Quizzes & Tests)





Each student should bring with them their agenda book, iPad, and a pencil every day.



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