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Guitar 6th–8th Beginning  (5091)
Guitar 6th–8th Intermediate  (5092)


Grade Range:
 6–8
 Prerequisites:
 Interest in learning to play the guitar
 Course duration:
 One semester each; course 5091 may be taught as a 12-week portion of an 18-week (one-semester) wheel course
Course Description:
 These courses are designed to provide opportunities for students to learn the basics of guitar playing. Students will learn fundamentals of music reading and notation and perform guitar music in several styles and from a variety of historical periods and cultures. No previous guitar experience is required.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Gustafson, The Art of Guitar: Beginning Class Method, Kjos, 1997.
Site-selected music.
SDUSD VAPA Core Learnings, 2005.