Music Around the World

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Music Around the World Songs for a Global Classroom

Jessica Gates Fredericks

This book has been updated to the Common Core Standards.

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Create a fun and vibrant classroom environment using rhythm and music to get students moving. Author Jessica Fredericks is successful at getting things into motion. The movement activities are set to world music and include dancing, singing, drumming, miming, creative play, and teacher-led exercises. Music Around the World puts a new spin on core subjects, including science, math, geography, and history, using music and rhythm.

Music Around the World has 31 lesson plans that use music and movement activities to engage and teach students. The music teacher’s guide contains worksheets and fun learning activities that can be copied. Designed for use with grades Kindergarten through 5th. The worksheets specify the grade level and subject, which will show as “Core Knowledge and Connections” in the guide. The movement and craft activities in the lesson plans can be adapted for most grade levels.

The music lesson craft activities can be completed at any time as a reinforcement or follow-up review. Music Around the World: Songs for a Global Classroom will give children’s brains and bodies a workout. Also, this resource guide enhances learning by making it more fun.

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About the Author

Jessica Gates Fredericks has been a music teacher for over 20 years and knows how to get people moving. She teaches in Florida and is a Director at Rhythm Trek, a company that holds events for companies and classrooms. Through rhythm and movement, Jessica works with music to facilitate team-building activities. In 1999, she founded Bethune Academy Music Outreach which has student musicians visit senior facilities for entertainment and fun. In 2001, Jessica won a $31,000 grant from “VH1’s Save the Music Education Campaign.” Jessica has a special gift for writing content other than grants and authored Music Around the World. She received her B.A. in Music Education from Florida Southern College. Her passion for music and students is evident through the countless awards for her teaching excellence, musical talent, and community involvement. She lives with her family in Winter Haven, FL, where music plays a significant role and keeps things lively.

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