Use these new music appreciation lesson plans created by Bonnie Ward Simon, to supplement the "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel" and "Casey at the Bat" CD/MP3.
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Lesson Plans for grades K-1 & grades 2-3
Casey at the Bat Lesson plans for grades 2-4 & grades 4-6
These lesson plans are designed to introduce the sounds of the symphony orchestra, and meet the national standards for music education which include:
Listening to, analyzing, and describing music.
Understanding relationships between music, other arts, & disciplines outside the arts.
Understanding music in relation to history and culture.
Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
Reading and notating music.
Moving to music