This lesson is also included in our Music Sub Plans Bundle
Perfect VETERANS DAY MUSIC LESSON!
Keep this music substitute lesson plan on file for an unexpected absence or use it for a fun motivational lesson for your band students or upper elementary students. This plan can be used with or without technology, although technology is strongly recommended. Access to the internet greatly enhances the lesson and is recommended. Your students will love seeing the videos!
The entire lesson WITH technology is 50 min.
The entire lesson WITHOUT using technology (worksheets alone) is 20-30 min.
Students will learn about the President’s Own Marine Band as well as the life of John Philip Sousa. This lesson plan can be used any time of year to help you out in a bind, but it is especially fun to use around Veteran's Day or Memorial Day. If using for a sub plan, the substitute does not need any prior musical knowledge. You’ll feel better knowing your students will still be learning about music when you’re gone!
This Substitute Lesson Plan includes:
- Instructions for you
- Clear substitute instructions of how to use this lesson
- A slideshow presentation of the President’s Own Marine Band
- A Marine Band information worksheet as well as a “fill in the blank” version for students to assess understanding
- A “During John Philip Sousa’s Lifetime” info sheet and fill in the blank worksheet
- Small group activity instructions
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