This unit is comprised of ten lessons designed to introduce students to the history of the Broadway musical. It was designed with 4th - 6th graders in mind, but could be adapted for various ages. This unit plan includes 10 lessons and incorporates various national and state music standards.
Throughout this unit, students will have opportunities to explore musical and cultural differences in Broadway musicals over time, and will learn about the contributions of several important Broadway composers. Additionally, students will have opportunities to explore and articulate their own personal preferences regarding music.
Assessment materials are included in this plan - enjoy!