Teaching Tools

Lesson Plans

Fellow Indiana educators have been hard at work over the summer compiling their ideas for rehearsing the 2017 CSWS repertoire. We hope you will use these resources for inspiration on how to integrate the music into your lesson plans.

Check out Mike McBride’s teaching strategies for the elementary repertoire, and a set of ten rehearsal plans. This resource is available in the form of a google doc, which allows you to comment adding your own suggestions or questions.

2017 Elementary Lesson Plans

Tonya Angle has created a 7 day set of lesson plans to prepare your middle school students for Circle the State with Song. Access the plans below for ideas and strategies to aid in your classroom rehearsals. 

2017 MS Lesson Plans