Listen to Learn: Using American Music to Teach Language Arts and Social Studies (Grades 5-8)
August 2004, Jossey-Bass
How to Use This Book and CD Set.
Unit One: Native American Music.
Lesson 1: Traditional Native American Singing.
Lesson 2: Traditional Native American Instruments.
Lesson 3: Native American Music Regions.
Lesson 4: Contemporary Native American Music.
Unit Two: European-American Music.
Lesson 5: Colonial Music: Sacred and Secular.
Lesson 6: Folk Music.
Lesson 7: Patriotic Music.
Lesson 8: Early Popular Music.
Lesson 9: Early Classical Music.
Lesson 10: Instruments of the Orchestra.
Unit Three: African-American Music.
Lesson 11: Music of the Slaves.
Lesson 12: Spirituals and Gospel Music.
Lesson 13: The Blues.
Lesson 14: Dance Music.
Lesson 15: Soul and Funk.
Unit Four: New American Music.
Lesson 16: Modern Popular Music.
Lesson 17: Contemporary Classical Music.
Lesson 18: Jazz.
Lesson 19: Country Music.
Lesson 20: Latin American Music.
Lesson 21: Rock Music.
Lesson 22: Rap.
Appendix: Extension Activities and Teacher Directions.
CD Song List.
--Virgina Giglio, Ph.D., author, Southern Cheyenne Women’s Songs
“Ms. Tibbett shows us what we all need to know—that
the music Americans enjoy today is the result of what has been
played, sung, and heard down through the ages.”
--Harry Gamble, education administrator, Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
“Teri Tibbett’s book will provide teachers with the
knowledge, tools, and confidence they need to make music a part of
--Linda Rosenthal, violinist and professor of music, University of Alaska
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