This is not an exhaustive list. You may find you need other sections as you use the notebook as a resource. However, do begin with these sections and in this order as this is how they will be graded:
The first section pertains to your DME class
1 DME - Do not put all handouts in this section. This section is only for those papers which pertain only to this class and which cannot actually be used in an elementary classroom setting. These would include your syllabus, review sheets, assignment instructions, schedule, etc.
The following sections will be your resources for teaching elementary music
2 Recorder - Recorder Karate packet and other recorder arrangements
3 Orff - Orff arrangements
- those done in class by you and your classmates
5 Bulletin Boards
- handouts containing photos by you and your classmates
Notes - All notes you take in class and some of the handouts
identified as #6. You should have notes on
the following topics: Pedagogy, Classroom management, Curriculum,
Special Needs, Assessment, Program/event planning
These sections can be organized by the National Standards
For information specific to music and assigned to specific grade levels,
use this link:
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
Anchor Standard #4: Select, analyze and interpret artistic work for
Anchor Standard #5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work
Anchor Standard #6: Convey meaning through the presentation of
Anchor Standard #7: Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Anchor Standard #8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
Anchor Standard #9: Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Anchor Standard #10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal
experiences to make art.
Anchor Standard #11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal,
cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.