PreK-8 Curriculum

Curriculum Resources for Each Age, Stage, and Teaching Style!

Quaver’s Beyond Marvelous General Music Curriculum for Grades PreK-8 is a comprehensive, customizable, fully-digital program with engaging content that meets NCCAS and Alabama Course of Study Standards at every grade level!

Learn more about each stage of Quaver’s Alabama Curriculum:

Pre-K
  • A perfect fit for Pre-K music classes, Quaver’s PreK Curriculum includes 22 multi-faceted lessons, each built around a musical and social theme. Each lesson contains four songs, a story, a classical music connection, and a cast of characters your students will love!
  • Ready to learn more? Quaver Trainer Valerie breaks down our lessons for your youngest students in this training video.

QK-5
  • QK-5 includes over 225 ready-to-use lessons organized into 3-week modules and spiraling up through the grades to create a solid general music foundation. Teachers also have access to a searchable library of over 6,500 resources, ready-to-use or customize!
  • Ready to explore? Quaver Trainer Otto walks you through how to find and use K-5 lesson in this training video.

Q6-8
  • Engage your middle school students in the active, creative elements of music with 14 multi-session group projects—116 total lessons! Develop skills in feedback and critical thinking as you explore world music, composition, improvisation, and music technology.
  • Ready to dive in? Quaver himself, Graham Hepburn, is standing by to unpack our 6th Grade Pop Opera project in this training video.

Song-Based Lessons
  • In addition to these lessons, teachers have access to a growing library of Song-Based Lessons inspired by the Kodály, Orff, and Music Learning Theory approaches to music education. Each lesson revolves around a folk song or theme and includes opportunities for student-directed learning to help develop the musical knowledge of your students using the teaching style that suits you best!

In addition to meeting Alabama standards, we’ve put a great focus on:

State Songs and History

Includes the state song “Alabama,” and other favorites like “Alabama Gal.” Lessons incorporating Alabama geography, history, and key state figures are woven throughout the Curriculum.

STEAM Projects

The Quaver Curriculum is packed with projects and activities to integrate in STEAM learning.  Our 6th grade Science of Sound project explores waveform, frequency, amplitude, reverb, sound synthesis and sound production in a fun and interactive way.

Encouraging Literacy

Reading, writing, and comprehension have never been more important across all subject areas! Our curriculum includes  multiple literacy screens, worksheets, and lessons that provide music teachers with simple ways of elevating literacy in their music classes.

Connecting to Other Arts Subjects

Quaver’s Alabama Curriculum serves as a bridge across all arts subjects, with custom content created to demonstrate how learning one arts subject touches all the others.

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Try Quaver in your District!

Schools and districts throughout Alabama can request access to our full Alabama Curriculum for review. Simply complete the form below, and we will send credentials for your review team via email within one week.







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