Purposeful Pathways: Possibilities for the Music Classroom (Book 2), by Roger Sams and Beth Ann Hepburn, and edited by Jill Trinka, is a collection of curricular materials for learning music through active music making. Based on the philosophies of Orff, Kodály, and Dalcroze, this collection of developmentally sequenced learning activities offers elementary music educators diverse choices for how to present folk song material, including lessons in singing, literacy, movement, improvisation, composition and instrumental ensemble.
This volume comes with online access to PDF files for printing hands-on manipulatives. A CD-ROM of SMART Board electronic visuals (Item 853315) can be purchased separately.
Rhythmic concepts covered in Book 2 include: steady beat, quarter note, quarter rest, two eighth notes, half note, half rest, dotted half note, whole note, whole rest, sixteenth notes
Pitch inventory covered in Book 2:do, re, mi, so, la, do'
Lessons: The King's Land; Little Robin Redbreast; Witch, Witch; I See the Moon; Hipperty, Clipperty, Clackerty, Bang; Closet Key; Frog in the Meadow; Hop Old Squirrel; Queen, Queen; Caroline Christopher Crump; Needle and Thread; Who's That Tapping on My Window?; Let Us Chase the Squirrel; El Zapatero; I'm Gonna Sing; Old Blue; Old Mother Brown; Bow Wow, Wow; Here Comes a Bluebird; I'm an Acorn; Winter Walking; Synthesis and Assimilation #1; Zudio; Rocky Mountain; Great Big House; Whenever I Go Out to Walk; Deta, Deta; Synthesis and Assimilation #2; Fais Dodo; Dipidu; Chick, Chick, Chatterman; Piccadilly Travel; Sixteenth Note Percussion; Tideo; Morning Bells; Little Tommy Tinker