Siku's Song Classroom Kit Musical Tales for Modern Minds Series By Julia Jordan Kamanda Hardcover Book and CD and teacher guide Ages 4 - 7 Scale the mountains of Peru and enter Siku's world. Siku is a young alpaca who must find a way to break with tradition and express herself by singing and humming the songs in her heart. This story of Siku explores the musical element of melody. Siku's song is clear and strong like the sound of the pan flute. Includes a CD with a pan flute party jam track, audiobook of the story, and an easy-ro-sing "In My Heart (There Is a Song)", written and performed by Kamanda and her students. The teaching guide engages young learners with multicultural lesson plans and hands-on learning activities. Stidemts will relate to Siku as she stands up for what she believes in and learns how to blend tradition with innovation. Students will build melodies through literacy-based activities, explore simple music notation, and manipulate materials to reinforce concepts. Activities integrate music, language arts, social studies, and visual art. Aligns to national core curriculum standards.