PMEA Model Curriculum Framework Downloads

Model Curriculum Framework Introduction


  • Strands

  1. General Music
    1. Grades K,1,2
    2. Grades 3,4,5
    3. Grades 6,7,8
  2. Composition and Theory
  3. Harmonizing Instruments
  4. Music Technology
  5. Ensemble


  • Lesson Plan Templates

  1. Lesson Plan Template with Helpful Hints (PDF)
  2. Lesson Plan Template with helpful hints (Word Doc)
  3. Lesson Plan Template (Blank and PDF Fillable)
  4. Lesson Plan Template (Blank Google Doc)


  • Curriculum Map Templates

  1. Curriculum Map with Helpful Hints
  2. Curriculum Map (Blank and PDF Fillable)


  • Exemplar Lesson Plans and Assessments

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