ERIC Number: ED368658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
We All Go Together. Creative Activities for Children To Use with Multicultural Folksongs.
This source book provides songs, activities, ideas, and hints on how to use folksongs with children. The book contains 30 folksongs and over 140 accompanying activities. The simplest activities work well for preschool children with the most complicated design for 10- or 11-year-old children. Each activity utilizes one of the 30 songs and supports a logical part of the learning sequence. The activities are adaptable for groups of children from 2 to more than 30 or for the single child. The book covers the necessary concepts and practical suggestions to become a confident leader of musical activities regardless of prior experience. The main sections of the book include 77 games, 33 movement activities, and 37 new verses. The book continues with background information, curricular tie-ins, and follow-up resources. The remaining sections include information for principal sources of songs, and index of rhythmic elements, an index of melodic elements, and a subject index. (CK)
Descriptors: Children, Educational Games, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education, Music, Music Activities, Music Appreciation, Music Education, Preschool Education
Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers: Folk Music