Looking for ideas for lesson plans? This is the place to start. All of these series are available in the library. These resources encompass band, orchestra, choir, and general music from pre-k through junior high.
Teaching Through Performance in.... Band, Orchestra, Choir
Call Number: MT733.T433
Essays on teaching and analysis of significant works for these ensembles in print. The teacher guide includes information on musical selection, such as composer and composition information, historical background, technical requirements, stylistic considerations, musical elements (form and structure), suggestions for additional listening, and a guide to selected references. This series has accompanying CDs.
Silver Burdett Making Music: Series grades 1-8
Call Number: MT930 .M35
Includes transparencies and CDs as well as a resource book with handouts and assessment tools. This is a text book with full lesson plans.
Experiencing Choral Music
Call Number: MT935.E98
Includes CDs and full lesson plans. Books are published separately for different vocal parts (treble, tenor/bass, mixed) and proficiency levels.
Pam Schiller Series
Call Number: MT920.S38
This series is directed for classroom teachers but could be useful for pre-k planning.