ERIC Number: ED404278
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Multicultural Music: Lyrics to Familiar Melodies and Authentic Songs. Elementary.
This teacher's guide, designed for use with elementary age students, contains units of study about eight countries, their inhabitants, customs, and nationally celebrated events with special emphasis on music and food traditions. Countries represented by the units in this guide include Australia, Canada, France, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, The Netherlands, and Poland. Each unit provides (1) Map and Country Information; (2) Word List/Translations-Definitions; (3) Original Songs; (4) Authentic Songs; (5) Recipes; and (6) Classroom Curriculum Activities. Several units also provide lists of books to read and step by step instructions for art activities, including patterns for teacher use and reproducible student sheets. (MM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Cultural Activities, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Food, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Multicultural Education, Music, Music Activities, Music Education, Recipes (Food), Social Studies, Thematic Approach, Units of Study
Instructional Fair/T.S. Denison, 2400 Turner Avenue, N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49544.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Song lyrics are in French, Japanese, Swahili, Spanish, Dutch, and Polish, with some English translations. Cover title varies.