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Orchestra Lesson Plan First Day of School

Grade Levels
5th - 6th
Formats Included
  • Word Document File
3 pages
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This is a fantastic lesson plan for beginning orchestra! The lesson plan has specific instructions and activities your students will love.

If you teach orchestra or band, check it out!

The lesson plan can easily be modified for more advanced orchestra or band classes, as well as for a general music class.

What you will get:

Lesson Plan: Complete lesson plan for 60 min of class. The lesson activities can be modified to be longer or shorter depending on the class length.

Ready Letter to Parents: One of the things music teachers need to have ready on the first day of school is letter to the parents. See already created one. Just fill in the blanks with your info and you are done! The best part- it is in word format so you can change or modify anything on the letter to fit your needs.

Sample Informations Form: Sample info or or questionnaire you can give to students as one of the activities.

More Beginning of the Year Orchestra Materials:

Most schools require a discipline letter sent our to parents. You can see his ready discipline and behavior letter:


If you are required to do observations, here is a complete orchestra unit lesson plan with essential questions posters:



You can decorate your orchestra classroom with the posters below:




For free tips on teaching orchestra classes check our website:


Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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