Dr. Ian Cruz - Teacher of General Music Grades 5 - 8

    Email: iancruz@paps.net

    Phone: (732)376-6040 ext. 24-050

    Google Classroom Codes:

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    In Dr. Cruz's music classes, students are able to:

    - Explore music of all different genres, styles, historic periods and cultural backgrounds.

    - Students will learn the essentials of Music Theory

    - Perform music through bucket drumming and piano study

    - Create original music using GarageBand software on MacBook Air computers.


    Classroom Rules and Expectations

    Make good choices and do the right thing.

    Use good manners and be nice.—

    Speak when the teacher allows it.

    Involve yourself in all activities.

    Care for the music room instruments and equipment.


    Grading Policy

    Homework - 5%

    Classwork - 35%

    Assessments - 60%