Get America Singing...Again Strategies for Teaching Set B By Loretta Mitchell Norgon Book 128 pages Lesson Ideas & Activities for Meeting the Standards (meaning the National Standards for Music Education). These ready-to-use activities and teaching strategies use 10 selected songs from the Get America Singing...Again Volume 2 book (item 805150, sold separately). This resourceful teaching aid is packed with innovative ideas for integrating essential song repertoire into your day-to-day teaching. Each activity targets 1 or more levels and lists the National Standards used, objectives, materials needed and directions. Teacher instructions are user-friendly and each song has from 6-9 activities. Reproducible activity pages are included. Activities include answering questions to "Show What You Know", a crossword puzzle, layering rhythms, name that tune, compose your own song to the given lyrics and more. , For grades 1 to 8., Contents:Camptown Races: Teacher Instructions, About the Composer, Playing the Chord Roots, All Bottled Up, Play Along, Play the Rhythm, Rhythm Canon, Question;and Echo, Question;and Answer.,; Down in the Valley: Teacher Instructions, Singing with Syllables, Adding the Lyrics, Singing with Hand Signs, 2's or 3's, Moving in 3's, Recorder Harmony, Find the Home Tones, Hand Jive, Reading Dotted Half Notes. , The Erie Canal: Teacher Instructions, X Marks the Spot, Show What You Know, Discovering Major;and Minor, Listening for Major;and Minor, Dotted Eighths, Even or Uneven, Similar;and Different, Create Your Own A A B A. Follow the Drinkin' Gourd: Teacher Instructions, Learning About Spirituals, Secret Code, The Underground Railroad, Bell;and Keyboard Harmony, Researching Spirituals, Show What You Know. , I Got Rhythm: Teacher Instructions, About the Composer, A Gershwin Puzzler (crossword), Getting Rhythm, Body Percussion, Elements of Music, A Rhythm Complex, Create a Rhythm Complex, Syncopation. , Old MacDonald Had a Farm: Teacher Instructions, Make a Map, Read;and Sing, Play Along, Find the Patterns, Name That Tune, Ideas for New Lyrics, New Lyrics, Describe;and Improvise, Up/ Down/ Same. , Over the Rainbow: Teacher Instructions, Study Guide, Songs from the Musical, Compose Your Own Rainbow Song, Finding Octaves, Rainbow Phrases, Planning Movement. , When the Saints Go Marching In: Teacher Instructions, Study Guide, Listening to Dixieland, Solfege;and Singing With Hand Signs, Keyboard;and Guitar Harmony, Recorder Duet, Adding Orff, Sequencing Syllables, Partner Songs. , Yankee Doodle: Teacher Instructions, Study Guide, Comparing to Lucy Locket, Play Along, Water Glass Chord Roots, Solfege, Recorder Duet, Adding Orff, Transposing, Follow the Map, Variations- Souvenir d'Amerique. , You're a Grand Old Flag: Teacher Instructions, About the Composer, Research Project, Learn the Lyrics, Betsy Ross, Compose Your Own Flag Song, Melody Fragments, Patriotic Songs, Recorder Harmony, Partner Songs.