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ERIC Number: ED476499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 26
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Save Our Sounds: America's Recorded Sound Heritage Project. Save Our History[TM]. Teacher's Manual, Grades 5-12.
O'Connell, Libby Haight; Michaels, Debra; Rust, Mead; Olsen, Chris
This teacher's manual introduces educators to the History Channel's, "Save Our Sounds" project, a part of "Save Our History" project. The manual features the multilayered story of the U.S. recorded sound heritage. The manual provides opportunities for team teaching and enrichment studies in history, social studies, music, science, and technology classes. The booklet contains seven sections: (1) "Section One: Grades Five through Eight" (Introduction for Teachers; 'Preserving America's Recorded Sound Heritage': Introducing 'Save Our Sounds' to Students; Development of Recorded Sound Technology: Creating a History, Technology, and Music Timeline; Viewing 'Save Our History: Save Our Sounds'; Oral History Project: Recording the Sounds of the Past; and Oral History Guidelines for Grades Five through Eight); (2) "Section Two: A Folklore Primer for Grades Five through Twelve" (Examples of Folklife; Cultural Traditions; and What You Can Do); (3) "Section Three: Grades Nine through Twelve" (Introduction for Teachers; Introduction for Students; Before Watching the Video: Pre-Viewing Activities; Save Our Sounds: Content-Based Questions; and Post-Viewing Enrichment: Using Primary Sources and Other Projects); (4) "Section Four: Timeline"; (5) "Section Five: Glossary" (Glossary for Grades 5-12); (6) "Section Six: Resources" (Web sites; Books); and (7) "Section Seven: Field Notes" (Science of Sound; Sounds of History). (BT)
A&E Television Networks, Attn: Community Marketing, 235 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017. Tel: 877-87LEARN (Toll Free); Fax: 212-551-1540; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC.; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. American Folklife Center.; A&E Network, New York, NY.; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies.