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ERIC Number: ED391704
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 68
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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The American Revolution through Its Songs and Ballads.
Scott, John W., Ed.; And Others
Folksong in the Classroom, v15 n1-3 1994-95
"Folksong in the Classroom" is designed to be used by teachers of history, literature, music, and the humanities to encourage the study of history through folk song. This volume focuses on the history of the American Revolution, using song and script to better understand the American Revolutionary War. A question and answer segment encourages discussion. Pictures and maps accompany the text. Songs in this issue include: (1) "The Liberty Song"; (2) "Revolutionary Tea"; (3) "The Irishman's Epistle"; (4) "To the Commons"; (5) "Fish and Tea"; (6) "British Grenadiers"; (7) "Yankee Doodle"; (8) "The Deserter"; (9) "Sir Peter Parker"; (10) "The Dying Redcoat"; (11) "Nathan Hale"; (12) "The Battle of Trenton"; (13) "Riflemen of Bennington"; (14) "The Fate of John Burgoyne"; (15) "The Battle of the Kegs"; (16) "Come Out Ye Continentalers"; (17) "Yankee Doodle's Expedition to Rhode Island"; (18) "How Stands the Glass Around"; (19) "Johnny Has Gone For a Soldier"; (20) "Paul Jones' Victory"; (21) "The Ballad of Major Andre"; and (22) "Lord Cornwallis' Surrender." (EH)
Folksong in the Classroom, P.O. Box 925, Sturbridge, MA 01566 ($10).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For volume 10 and 14 see ED 327 463 and ED 378 101 respectively.