Famous African Americans
African American history comes alive through music and singing as Patsy Ford Simms presents us with the contributions of Ella Fitzgerald, Scott Joplin, Garrett Morgan, Benjamin Banneker, Jessie Owens, Ora Mae Washington, George Washington Carver and Daniel Hale Williams. The collection contains songs thatcan be used individually or performed together with the rhyming script, creating a mini-musical or revue. Along with reproducible parts, there are learning activities, games and staging suggestions and choreography ideas. This outstanding collection also contains an Enhanced StudioTrax CD.
Jazzy Fairy Tales
A delightful offering from classroom teacher and storyteller Susan Milligan and jazz singer and music teacher Louise Rogers, the “Jazzy Fairy Tales” Resource Guide and CD is designed to bring jazz music into your classroom. The activities provided in the manual are a charming way to introduce young children to jazz with the musical stories of “The Three Jazzy Little Pigs,” “The Three Jazzy Goats,” and “The Three Jazzy Bears,” “Jazzy Fairy Tales” Resource Guide and CD may be used as a supplement to an existing program or to provide a ready-made, easy-to-use, all- encompassing music curriculum. The Appedix includes music theory terms, jass terminology, standard blues form and notation (melody with chords) for most of the themes and songs. It is user friendly and requires no previous musical knowledge. A delightful educational resource for any classroom. Recommended for Preschool-k and for special needs children.