Keep this music sub plan on file for an unexpected absence! None of us like to call in sick at the last minute, but emergencies happen. This lesson plan can be used any time of year to help you out in a bind – no prior musical knowledge needed!
This sub plan is included in our MUSIC SUB PLANS BUNDLE!
6 ready-to-print lesson plans for music teachers and band directors
♫ Substitutes must have access to the internet and be able to show students short videos to use this lesson plan.
• Detailed instructions for you
• Clear substitute instructions of how to use this lesson
• 5 short videos about music (4-6 minutes each) from the TEDed website
"How to Read Music"
"How Brass Instruments Work"
"How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain"
"A-rhythm-etic – The Math Behind the Beats"
"Music and Math – The Genius of Beethoven" (if extra time needed)
• Questions about each video to keep students engaged and make them think
• Questions include multiple choice and short answer
This lesson is written for a 50-minute class, with an extra video at the end to be sure there is plenty to do. Substitute instructions tell the substitute not to worry if they don’t get it all finished.
Some Positive Feedback from Happy Customers:
“Love this lesson! It's always a challenge to come up with a good sub plan that a non-music sub can use and that keeps the kids engaged/happy. Going to check out your other sub plans!“
"Great lesson! The instructions are simple and easy for a non-musician sub to understand. Good to know my students will not waste valuable time when I'm out. Thanks!”
"This is just what I needed! I've had a hard time coming up with good, quality plans for subs. You lesson plan is clear, easy-to-read and one that the students will enjoy. Many thanks!"
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