Elementary School/Middle School

Social Behaviors:

Following directions
Working together as a team
Identifying and expressing emotions
Critical listening: hearing music in every day sounds

Writing:

Descriptive language: Using juicy adjectives and similes
Exploring storyline arc
Story sequencing
Writing haikus
Composing music to illustrate poems
Identifying meter in poetry and music

Math:

Rhythm, fractions and fraction word problems
Identifying patterns

Science:

Basics of sound, sound waves, how the ear works
How are instruments made and how do they work?

World Cultures:

The music and culture of Native Americans
Eastern European Jews and klezmer music
Japan
Korea
Spain
Argentina
Hungary
American folk music

High School

Calculus
Physics
The poetry of Langston Hughes
Lord Byron and poems of oppression
From Canterbury Tales to Othello: The transformation from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
Exploration of the haiku
English as a Second Language
The Role of Music in the Holocaust