John Philip Sousa Lesson Plan
This lesson plan may be used in either band class or general music classes. In band class it may be used with Themes of 20th Century Composers for Band, (available at JW Pepper or this site). This plan discusses John Philip Sousa's tremendous success as a conductor and as America's first internationally recognized composer. The plan includes an instruction page, audio examples, vocabulary, an adaptable sample multiple choice assessment, an answer key, and an order of instruction page with national core standards listed.