Sub plans for High School or Middle School Band can be so hard! Even if you leave written work, you have pages and pages to grade. Ensembles are large classes. This is self-grading! Does your state do "Blizzard Bags"? Give this resource a try.
Option 1: Students watch on their own computer/laptop and answer the questions on Google Forms.
Option 2: Students watch as a class from a digital white board and answer questions on paper. (Teacher must be able to access YouTube).
These sub plans are a series of videos in a Google Forms Document.
The subjects are:
Composer - John Williams
How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain
Hearing Loss - How old are your ears?
The National Band Conductors Hall of Fame - Johnny Long
Star Spangled Banner 101
Interview with Stephen Colbert's Band Leader - Jon Batiste
Music Appreciation - What are Dynamics?
Just for Fun - The Play: Bears Attack the Band
There are 30 questions about 9 videos.
You will receive step by step instruction on how to access and use the Google Form. Not sure? Watch this short youtube clip I made to walk you through how to use this resource.
How to use Google Forms with this Sub Videos
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