Why the unit should come before the lesson (not a ‘chicken’ or the ‘egg’ approach)

Greetings DP Music teachers! Today I would like to present a teaching idea as well as a brief reflection on the importance of unit planning prior to lesson planning. I will be exploring how two essential questions (that I created) 'forced' me to shift the instructional approach and content I used in a specific lesson. Like my post from 8 September, this discussion could serve as a doorway (or continuation) into the Listening Paper, Musical Links Investigation, and an Extended Essay ...