Integrating Music into the Elementary Classroom (with CD) / Edition 5by William M. Anderson, Joy E. Lawrence
Pub. Date: 08/01/2000
This market-leading text is comprehensive, covering music fundamentals as well as materials and methods. Easy-to-use techniques for teaching singing, playing instruments, moving to music, creating music, listening to music, and studying music are included. The study of music is taught using a multicultural perspective, and the authors relate music to the arts and other subject areas. Lesson plans are provided for kindergarten through grade six, along with more than 160 songs selected from various cultures and historical periods.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
1.How Children Learn
2.Guidelines for Teaching Music
3.Fundamentals of Music: Understanding How Sounds are Organized in a Musical Composition
4.Teaching Music Through Singing
5.Integrating Songs with other Subjects and Activities
6.Teaching Music Through Playing Classroom Instruments
7.Teaching Music Through Listening
8.Teaching Music Through Movement
9.Creative Experiences with Music
10.Integrating Music with the Study of Peoples, Places, and Cultures
11.Experiences with Music and Other Arts. Epilogue. The Continuing Place of Music in the Lives of Children. Appendix A. Selected Soprano Recorder Fingerings (Baroque System). Appendix B. Common Chord Fingerings for the Guitar.
Index of Songs. Two-Chord Songs. Three-Chord Songs. Songs by Country and Culture.
Index of Listening Examples. General Index.
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