Black History Month Activities
|Theory and Advocacy about why it is important for ALL kids to learn to read music and how that might be achieved
1. Article on Music Literacy by Kit Eakle
In My Grandmother's Garden
MUSICKIT is proud to present our own 2002 GRADIVA AWARD Nominee
In My Grandmother's Garden by Kit Eakle; Illustrations by Jean Eakle
"The first children's storybook in which music and text play an equal role."
Have a look at a pdf reproduction of the book HERE:
Includes musical notation as an integral part of the story
(booksellers may order from distributors Baker and Taylor)
IF YOU LIKE this book PLEASE tell a friend and ASK YOUR local BOOKSTORE to carry it!!!!
LISTEN TO THE MUSIC: A Classroom Classical Music Listening Program
Listen to the Music contains listening activities and descriptions of 42 works by a wide variety of classical and modern composers. Composers include: Bartok, Vivialdi, Mozart, Handel, J. S.Bach, Ravel, Debussy, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, ClaraSchumann, Ravi Shankar, Duke Ellington, Villa Lobos, Tchaikovsky, Haydn, Benjamin Britten and more...
The book includes thematic indeces for classroom themes, special holidays and musical concepts to help teachers plan classroom activities.