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ERIC Number: EJ857139
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1048-3713
Reading and Rhythm: Binding Language Arts and Music in an Academic Notebook
Pearman, Cathy J.; Friedman, Tessa
General Music Today, v23 n1 p12-16 2009
The use of an academic notebook in an elementary music classroom is an effective way of integrating language arts into music instruction while helping students to reflect and think critically about music. Academic notebooks are student-created tools that help organize and track learning while students gain conceptual knowledge. The notebooks are designed to foster discussion, encourage reading and writing strategy development, and provide application activities to further strengthen the learning of music concepts. Combining music instruction with language arts reinforces integration of curriculum areas while providing academic support for a liberal arts program by enhancing its connection to the teaching and learning of literacy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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