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Exploring the Connection Between Children's Literature and Music
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Exploring the Connection Between Children's Literature and Music

by Regina Carlow
 

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ISBN-10: 1591584396

ISBN-13: 9781591584391

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Experience in teaching preschool children and in helping others enjoy music, this author provides an introduction to successful programs for sharing music with children. You will learn how to lead and teach songs to children, using chants and poetry to help develop motor skills and enhance, reading, writing, and concentration. Movement activities are incorporated

Overview

Experience in teaching preschool children and in helping others enjoy music, this author provides an introduction to successful programs for sharing music with children. You will learn how to lead and teach songs to children, using chants and poetry to help develop motor skills and enhance, reading, writing, and concentration. Movement activities are incorporated with children's literature, and literature is paired with musical recordings. Sample lessons and activities are provided.

This author provides the shoulder for children's librarians, preschool providers, and preschool teachers to lean on to share music with the children in their programs. They will find everything they need to know to be comfortable when they are planning musical activities with their stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591584391
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.28(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: A Rationale for Singing with Young Children

Chapter 3: Other Ways to be Musical

Chapter 4: Working with Preschool Children

Chapter 5: The Primary Grades: K-2

Chapter 6: Working with the Intermediate Grades: 3-5

Chapter 7: Some Final Thoughts

Appendix A: Musical Terms

Appendix B: Tunes Used in Lesson Ideas in Chapters 4-6

Appendix C: Musical Works

Appendix D: Bibliography

Index

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