(Grades 4-8) A Practical Approach to Teaching Pitch and Rhythm - This popular music classroom series now offers an advanced collection of songs and teacher lessons sequentially organized to teach the basics of pitch and rhythm through singing and games for upper elementary and middle school students. The song material consists of American folk and well-known children's songs. Teacher lessons are easy to follow and do not require previous training in Kodály methodology. Pitch and rhythm concepts expand to include all tones of the scale, syncopa, dotted rhythms, and combinations of eighth notes and sixteenth notes. The collection includes lesson plans, reproducible singer sheets and activities. Also available: Primary and Intermediate publications.
Songs include: Head and Shoulders Baby · Sally Go 'Round the Sun · Coral · Sailing on the Ocean · Riding in the Buggy · Li'l Liza Jane · Hill and Gully Rider · Angel Band · I Got a Letter This Morning · Skin and Bones · Whistle Daughter Whistle · Above the Plain · The Colorado Trail · Lavender's Blue · The Hills of Arirang · Pretty Saro · Hey Betty Martin · A la Puerta del Cielo · Four White Horses · May Day Carol..