John Philip Sousa Bundle – Lessons, Activities, Worksheets & Poster Set


This fun and informative bundle will help to teach your students about the famous composer John Philip Sousa and some of his most famous compositions. Share the love of Sousa’s music with your students with these musical lesson plans and activities!

When you hear one of John Philip Sousa’s marches it’s hard to control the urge clap your hands or tap your feet to the beat. Sousa’s music is well known, but this musical lesson plan will delve into the background of some of his most famous marches.


Lesson includes digital links to YouTube videos and free audio files. There are also several writing activities, musical activities, theater (theatre) activities, dance activities and/or art activities to go along.

Lesson includes:

  • Lesson Plan: John Philip Sousa and his famous marches
  • Information on Sousa’s The Stars & Stripes Forever
  • Information on Sousa’s Semper Fidelis
  • Information on Sousa’s The Washington Post March
  • Video Links
  • Printable Sousa March Acrostic Poem
  • Printable Stars & Stripes Forever Worksheet
  • Several writing activities
  • Several art activities
  • Several musical activities
  • Several theater (drama) activities
  • Several dance activities
  • Answer key



Included in the John Philip Sousa Bulletin Board Poster Set PDF:

  • Red themed full color set
  • Rainbow themed full color set
  • Black and white set


The John Philip Sousa Board Poster Set includes the following:

  • Name, birth & death dates poster
  • Facts poster
  • Family poster
  • Types of compositions poster
  • Famous music poster
  • Composer portrait poster