Folklife Resources for Educators
Materials Related to Mandolin music
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Junior Appalachian Musicians: Celebrating the Musical Heritage of the Southern Appalachians
by Junior Appalachian Musicians, Inc.
Web-based educational resources for grades K-12 providing lesson plans, instructional videos, and sound recordings to encourage students to participate in and learn about stringband, old-time, and bluegrass music and dance traditions of the Southern Appalachians. Includes instructional audio files and videos for performing old-time music on banjo, dulcimer, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin, plus interviews with old-time musicians.
|Grade Level: K-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12
||Curriculum: Art and Culture; Music
|Resource Type: Activities; Audio recordings; Lesson plans; Primary sources; Video recordings
|Subjects: Appalachian Region--Social life and customs; Music; Dance; Banjo music; Bluegrass music; Dulcimer music; Guitar music; Mandolin music; Music--Instruction and study; Old-time music; Fiddle tunes
Geographic locations: Appalachian Region, Southern
Junior Appalachian Musicians, Inc.
608 W. Stuart Dr.
Galax VA 24333
Shapes, Sound Holes, and Strings Teacher's Guide
by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Teacher resource guide with ten lesson plans for grades K-8 designed to help teachers introduce their students to some of the traditional instruments featured in country music and to the sounds they create. The materials can be used in connection with a tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum or as a stand-alone unit. Lessons cover the topics of sound, the voice, country music instruments, including the guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and also the playing of country music. They address curriculum objectives in the Tennessee State Curriculum Standards in Language Arts, Music, Math, Social Studies, and Science. (24 p. PDF)
|Grade Level: K-2; 3-5; 6-8
||Curriculum: Art and Culture; History and Social Studies; Language Arts; Math; Music; Science; Performing Arts
|Resource Type: Lesson plans; Activities
|Subjects: Sound; Country music; Musical instruments; Music; Musicians; United States--Social life and customs; Fiddle tunes; Banjo music; Guitar music; Mandolin music
Geographic locations: United States
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
222 Fifth Avenue, South
Nashville TN 37203