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High Impact Instructional Strategies: Music
District Samples Curriculum Project (DSCP): Phase IV High Impact Instructional Strategies
I am very proud to present standards-based instructional resources for Music. The model lesson is a set of full lesson materials developed to train content area teachers at the 2016 "All Students, All Standards: Instructional Strategies Institute." The additional sample lesson resources represent the work of a team of Colorado educators to share how they develop their own unique standards based lessons that employ high impact instructional strategies. As examples, they are intended to provide support (or conversation/creation starting points) for teachers, schools, and districts as they make their own local decisions around the best instructional plans and practices for all students.
Phase IV of the District Sample Curriculum Project is intended to share just a sampling of lesson planning processes and ideas as a response to requests from local schools and districts asking for more explicit instructional sample ideas. Thank you to the educators that worked diligently to submit their work for this purpose!
Music Content Specialist
The following is the lesson that was modeled during the ASAS Institute by the Content Specialist.
Phase IV Lesson Submissions
Educators that attended the ASAS Institute submitted the following lesson plans:
Music Units by Grade Level
- First Grade Music: Autumn Leaves by Kristopher Emanuel
- Fourth Grade Music: Rhythm by Justin Bankey
- Fifth Grade Music: Conversational Improv: An Instrumental Investigation by Alyssa Johnson
- Middle School Choir: Why do you sing? by Kristi Gilbreth
- High School Music + Physical Education: In the Zone, Creating a Personal Cardio Playlist by Regina Flores-Dunda
Observation Ideas and Guidance for Educators Implementing Instructional Shifts by Non-Classroom Participants
- Observation Ideas and Guidance by Samantha Davis
- Observation Ideas and Guidance by David Kish
- Observation Ideas and Guidance by Cindy Smith
- Observation Ideas and Guidance by Carissa Wilkinson
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*More Lesson Plans and Ideas from the ASAS Institute can be found at the Think 360 Arts for Learning Peer Exchange.