Book — xxi, 452 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm +1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
I. BACKGROUNDS FOR TEACHING MUSIC.
1. Music in the Elementary School.
2. An Introduction to the Elements of Music and Music Concepts.
3. Music-Making Activities.
4. The World of Music.
5. Approaches to Curriculum.
6. Curricular Developments.
7. Planning and Assessing Music Learning. II. MODEL EXPERIENCES FOR TEACHING MUSIC. Level I: Model Experiences for Kindergarten and First Grade. Level II: Model Experiences for Second and Third Grades. Level III: Model Experiences for Fourth and Fifth Grades. III. INSTRUMENTS. IV. SONGS. APPENDIXES. Appendix A: Reference Material for Music Fundamentals. Appendix B: Evaluation Forms. Appendix C: Elementary Music Series. Appendix D: A Collection of Chants, Proverbs, and Poems. Appendix E: Timeline of Music and History. Appendix F: Resources. Glossary. Contents of CD. Music Index. Subject Index. The National Standards for Music Education.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
For one-semester, undergraduate-level courses in Music for Children, Music in the Elementary School, Music in Childhood, Elementary Classroom Music, Elementary Music Methods. Assuming little or no musical background, this text shows students how music works, and demonstrates how to convey this understanding to others. It helps students develop skills in teaching music while offering them introductory experiences in playing and reading music. The text features lots of song material, information on learning instruments, sample lessons, and an accompanying CD. (source: Nielsen Book Data)