ERIC Number: ED273504
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Folksong in the Classroom. Volume I, Numbers 1-4, 1980-81.
Scott, John A., Ed.; Seidman, Laurence I., Ed.
Folksong in the Classroom, v1 n1-4 Mar-May 1980-81
The first volume of a newsletter designed to promote the integration of folksong into the social studies, literature, or humanities classroom, this publication contains the first four issues of the newsletter which together offer a compilation of folksongs from various historical periods and cultures. Material is divided into four parts. Part A, Issue 1, describes the goals and objectives of the publication and contains three songs and commentary on how to use the songs in the classroom. Part B, Issue 2, focusing on songs of Britain, Ireland, and Scotland, includes six songs, background information, and teaching suggestions. Part C, Issue 3, consists of eight songs and background material on colonial America. Part D, Issue 4, which focuses on songs of the American cowboy, includes eight folksongs and supporting material. Checklists of additional free materials accompany parts B and D. (LP)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Elementary Secondary Education, English Literature, Folk Culture, Humanities Instruction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Music Activities, Music Appreciation, Music Education, Popular Culture, Resource Materials, Social History, Social Studies, United States History, United States Literature, Vocal Music
Folksong in the Classroom, Laurence I. Seidman, 140 Hill Park Avenue, Great Neck, NY 11021 ($1.50 per volume).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For other volumes in this series, see SO 017 134-137. Small print in portions of this document may affect legibility.