This is a lesson plan bundle for grades K 1 2 3 4 5 based on Understanding By Design Planning Template. Each complete curriculum includes 18 lessons, 45 minutes in length and includes a grade level curriculum map, unit maps, a pacing guide and connections to the NC Essential Standards. Each Grade Level is Sequential and follows the concepts presented in the previous grade. Even though some of the unit titles are the same, the content is new. Lessons rely heavily on Kodaly and Orff techniques, including movement, improvisation, hand signs, and note reading.
K: Beat and Pattern, High and Low, Adventures in Nursery Rhyme Land
1st Grade Units: Rhythm and Beat, Dynamics, Pitch
2nd Grade Units: Rhythm, Beat, and Meter, Pitch, and Sounds.
3rd Grade Units: Rhythm, Beat, and Meter, Pitch/Singing, and the Orchestra
4th Grade Units: Rhythm, Beat and Meter, Pitch (singing and recorders), Orff Ensemble Playing and Classical Composers
5th Grade Unit: Rhythm, Beat, and Meter, and The Appalachian Dulcimer
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