Jazzy Fairy Tales Volume IIA Resource Guide for Introducing Jazz Music to Young ChildrenBy Susan Milligan and Louise RogersBook and CDGrades Pre-K to 3
Jazzy Fairy Tales Volume II continues the jazz adventures for young children with three new fairy tales designed to bring jazz music into your classroom. The activities provided are a charming way to introduce young children to jazz with musical stories. The fairy tales are presented with a menu of activities specifically designed for the stories. The book and CD may be used to supplement an existing program or to provide a ready-made, easy-to-use, all-encompassing music curriculum. The CD is narrated and sung by Louise Rogers with easy call-and-response exercises and songs to accompany the stories. Volume II is user-friendly and requires no previous musical knowledge. A delightful educational resource for any classroom!
Contents Introduction - The Stories - Curriculum Ideas - Jazzy Fairy Tales and Curriculum Areas - Tailoring the Stories to Different Populations and Situations What Makes Our Stories Jazzy? - Scat Language - Rhythm- The Blues- Getting in Touch and Sharing Ideas The Jazzy Gingerbread Man (jazzy version of an old favorite) The Gunnigator (based on the folktale "The Gunniwolf;" set in a Louisiana bayou)Georgie the Jazzy Giant (an original story)