ERIC Number: ED351265
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Folksong in the Classroom. A Network of Teachers of History, Literature, Music, and the Humanities, A Newsletter. Volume XII, Fall-Spring 1992.
Scott, John W., Ed.; Seidman, Laurence, Ed.
Folksong in the Classroom, v12 n1-3 Fall-Spr 1991-1992
"Folksong in the Classroom" is a newsletter of a network of teachers of history, literature, music, and the humanities. Each issue contains songs, background information, classroom activities, and ideas for teachers to use in integrating folksongs into their teaching. Three issues of "Folksong in the Classroom" are included in volume 12. The fall 1991 issue, titled: "Fowls of the Air: Wild and Domesticated," includes the words, music and background information to the following songs: I Will Give My Love a Cherry; Little Bird; The Cuckoo; The Lark in the Morning; The Three Ravens; The Grey Goose; Shule Aroon (Come, My Love); and The Praties They Grow Small. The winter 1992 issue is titled: "Irish Immigration through Its Songs and Ballads." The words, music and background to the following songs are included: The Jackets Green; Caitilin Ni Uallachain; Brennan on the Moor; Roddy McCorley; Shtaradahdey; Mrs. McGrath; The Praties They Grow Small; The Farmers' Cursed Wife; Working on the Railway; and The Jug of Punch. The spring 1992 issue is titled: "The Civil War through Its Songs and Ballads." The words and music and background to the following songs are included: Old Abe Lincoln; The Dissolution Wagon; Northern Bonny Blue Flag; The Mississippi Volunteers; Johnny Is My Darling; The Southern Yankee Doodle; The Yankee Man of War; The Homespun Dress; Lord Lovell; General Lee's Wooing; The First of Arkansas; and The Battle Cry of Freedom. (DB)
Descriptors: Birds, Civil War (United States), Cultural Education, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Folk Culture, Immigrants, Instructional Materials, Laborers, Music Education, Songs, War
Folksong in the Classroom, P.O. Box 264, Holyoke, MA 01041 (annual rates: $12 institutions, $7 individuals; single issues $4 institutions, $2.50 individuals).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Folk Music; Ireland
Note: For volume 11, numbers 1-3, see ED 340 627.