Author

Sara Caracheo

Publication Date

1-1-1995

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

VanNest, Sharon

Degree Name

B.S.Ed. (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Department

Department of Literacy and Elementary Education

Abstract

American History Through Music is a compilation of American folk songs and brief historical summaries dating from this country's inception to the early 1988's. It is designed to be used educationally in various ways. It could be used as a supplement to American history as each time period is studied. It would also be useful as a review of American history at the end of a year's study, Finally, it could be modified to serue as a musical production for performance before an audience. There are eight time periods included: Colonial Times, The American Revolution, The Nation Grows, Westward Expansion, Differing Ways of Life, The Civil War, The Cowboy Era, and Great Immigration. These time periods and the music would be altered to suit the needs of each particular classroom setting. There is also a cassette tape of the fifth grade at Clay Elementary School in Woodstoclc, IL performing the songs.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.||Video not included.||Some text and music rendered incorrectly.

Extent

9 pages, 25 unnumbered pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

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