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ED 268 Music Methods Majors K-8 with reading: 2 semester hours

This course will study procedures, materials, and methods in teaching music in the elementary school. Lesson planning and practical teaching demonstrations by students. A widely-used textbook series will be surveyed, and music appreciation material suitable for children will be presented. This course includes a field experience in an elementary music classroom. Content area reading component included. This course must be completed with a minimum grade of C (2.00). (Spring semester). Prerequisites: Music major, junior standing and ED 232.


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