Lessons in American Music: v. 2

Lessons in American Music: v. 2

By: Debra Kay Robinson Lindsay (author)Paperback

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Everything Americana! Lessons in American Music, Volume Two, the second book in the Lessons in American Music series, is an exciting new general music resource for those teaching in grades 4-7. Discover new ways to engage your students in learning about John Philip Sousa, George M. Cohan, and the U. S. Constitution. Play and sing songs of the Underground Railroad, perform a salute to the U.S. armed forces, and more. This book includes detailed lessons, ready-to-use activities, assessments, vocal and recorder arrangements, and newly composed song, and all of the lessons are tied to the National Standards for Music Education. Containing entirely new material, the second book is as valuable as the first. This is an important resource for any general music classroom!

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Debra Kay Robinson Lindsay, a National Board Certified teacher in early and middle childhood music, teaches general music at Crestwood Elementary School in Springfield, Virginia. She is the past president of the Virginia Elementary Music Educators Association and was named the Virginia Outstanding Music Educator in 2003. A general music teacher in Fairfax County, Virginia since 1975, she co-teaches a class for second-year music teachers. She is a Horace Mann Abraham Lincoln Fellow, and the recipient of a Japanese Fulbright Memorial Fund and Russian Virginia Department of Education travel grants. Ms. Lindsay's elementary performing groups have appeared at the International Children's Festival at Wolf Trap Farm Park in Virginia and at The White House. She is a composer and arranger and author of numerous articles and publications by MusicWorks, the Core Knowledge Foundation and MENC.


Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Constitution Unit Chapter 4 Lesson 1, Preamble Chapter 5 Lesson 2, "Seven Articles and Twenty-Seven Amendments" Chapter 6 Lesson 3, Singing the U.S. Presidents Chapter 7 Lesson 4, Learning about What the Government Does Part 8 Underground Railroad Unit Chapter 9 Lesson 1, Introduction to "Follow the Drinking Gourd" Chapter 10 Lesson 2, "Follow the Drinking Gourd" Video Chapter 11 Lesson 3, "Ballad of the Underground Railroad" Chapter 12 Lesson 4, Songs Written in Code, Part I Chapter 13 Lesson 5, Songs Written in Code, Part II Chapter 14 Lesson 6, Recorder Assessment on "Steal Away" Chapter 15 Lesson 7, "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" Chapter 16 Lesson 8, Learning to Play "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" on the Soprano Recorder Chapter 17 Lesson 9, "Wade in the Water" Chapter 18 Lesson 10, Everything I Learned about the Underground Railroad Part 19 Sousa Unit Chapter 20 Lesson 1, Analyzing "The Stars and Stripes Forever" Chapter 21 Lesson 2, Who is John Phillip Sousa? Chapter 22 Lesson 3, "Semper Fidelis" Chapter 23 Lesson 4, "The Stars and Stripes Forever" in three voice parts Chapter 24 Lesson 5, "The Liberty Bell" Chapter 25 Lesson 6, "Semper Fidelis" on the recorder Chapter 26 Lesson 7, John Philip Sousa word find Chapter 27 Lesson 8, John Philip Sousa unit assessment Part 28 U. S. Military Unit Chapter 29 Lesson 1, "The Marines Hymn" Chapter 30 Lesson 2, "The Army Goes Rolling Along" Chapter 31 Lesson 3, "Semper Paratus" Chapter 32 Lesson 4, "Off We Go into the Wild Blue Yonder" Chapter 33 Lesson 5, "Anchors Aweigh" Chapter 34 Lesson 6, A Tribute to the U.S. Military Chapter 35 Lesson 7, The Military Hymns Score Assessment Chapter 36 Lesson 8, Tell Me All You Know about the Five Service Hymns

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/05/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781610480994
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781610480994
  • weight: 767
  • ISBN10: 1610480996

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