Resource Materials for teaching about the Instruments Of The Orchestra

Here are a few ideas for teaching about the Instruments of the Orchestra. I do hope you find the ideas useful and feel free to provide some feedback using the comment box below. Instrument Four Corners Game For this game you will need four postersRead more…

Teaching Major Scales: Part 2

A post by Janice on Music Lesson Plans: Worksheets to help with Teaching Major Scales If you need theory worksheet content to help with teaching major scales then you may find that our Printable Music Theory Books could become an invaluable companion in your resourceRead more…

Teaching Major Scales: Part 1

A post by Janice on Music Lesson Plans: A Game to help with Teaching Major Scales If you’ve ever taught music theory, then you would know that it can be difficult to get students to remember the pattern of tones and semitones needed, the scaleRead more…

Using Flashcards In Music Theory Lessons

This video is a Suzuki teacher using flashcards to actively involve her students in remembering musical terms they have played in their pieces. I was just looking through youtube for music theory videos and I stumbled across this teacher who was actively involving her studentsRead more…

Free Music Lesson Plan on Baroque Music

I have just found a free online teaching resource exploring Baroque Music. I’ve just found some quizzes and listening exercises based on Two movements of Handels concerto Grosso Opus 6 No 5 in D major that you could use with your classes as a bitRead more…

Toddler Lesson Plans for Music

Let’s face it – toddlers can be hard work! Sometimes the job of teaching two or more toddlers at the same time can be mind boggling for everyone involved and they will do things that you will least expect. Their attention span is short, theyRead more…

Elementary Music Lesson Plan

Here are 3 tips for teaching some Basic Music Symbols that you could use in an Elementary Music Lesson Plan. Feel free to use as many or as little as you like and if you would like to add some feedback or extra ideas pleaseRead more…

Music Lesson Plan for Kindergarten

Here’s a little music game that really works well with small groups of preschoolers to elementary school children. The game is called “Notes to Riches” and it is what it sounds like – MONEY! All you need is some $1 bills play money – goRead more…