Lesson Plans
These lesson plans are identified by the National Music Standard on which they focus. A revised lesson plan and necessary handouts are included. New York State Arts Standards are referenced in the individual lesson plans.
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National Standard One: Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

National Standard OneNational Standard One REVISED
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National Standard Two: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

NationalStandard TwoNational Standard Two REVISED
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National Standard Three: Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments.

National Standard Three National Standard Three REVISEDNational Standard Three Handout
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National Standard Four: Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines.

National Standard FourNational Standard Four REVISEDNational Standard Four Handout
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National Standard Five: Reading and notating music.

National Standard FiveNational Standard Five REVISEDNational Standard Five Handout
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National Standard Six: Listening to, analyzing, and describing music.

National Standard SixNational Standard Six REVISEDNational Standard Six Handout
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National Standard Seven: Evaluating music and music performances.

National Standard SevenNational Standard Seven REVISED
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National Standard Eight: Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.

National Standard EightNational Standard Eight REVISEDNational Standard Eight Handout
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National Standard Nine: Understanding music in relation to history and culture.

National Standard NineNational Standard Nine REVISEDNational Standard Nine HandoutNational Standard Nine Rubric
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National Music Standards: https://www.menc.org/publication/books/standards.htm

New York State Arts Standards: http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai/arts/artstand/artstand.html