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Talking drums [electronic resource] : reading and writing with African American stories, spirituals, and multimedia resources / Wanda Cobb Finnen.

By: Finnen, Wanda Cobb.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Portsmouth, NH : Teacher Ideas Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (viii, 182 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313078330 (electronic bk.); 0313078335 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): African Americans -- Folklore | African Americans -- History | African Americans -- Social life and customs | Tales -- Africa | Tales -- United States | Oral tradition -- United States | Spirituals (Songs) -- United States | Children's literature, African (English) | Children's literature, American | Children -- Books and reading | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology | Literatur | Literaturunterricht | Schwarze | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Talking drums.DDC classification: 398/.089/96073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Were You There? : Prologue -- Chapter 1 Rock-a-My-Soul: Introduction Traditional Spiritual: Rock-A-My-Soul Oh, Rock-A-My Soul Folktale: The First Djeli and His Talking Drum Ancient African Oral Tradition African American Folklore Educator's Guide Unit Lesson Plan Chapter Lay-Out Featured Picture Book: To Be A Drum -- Chapter 2 Go Tell It: African American Storytellers -- Chapter 3 Over Jordan: Ancestral Africa -- Chapter 4 Pilgrims of Sorrow: Atlantic Slave Trade -- Chapter 5 Get on Board: The Underground Railroad -- Chapter 6 Let My People Go: Emancipation's Plea -- Chapter 7 Somebody's Knockin': Emancipation and Reconstruction -- Chapter 8 Battle of Jericho: The Civil Rights Movement -- Chapter 9 That Old Time Religion: Spiritual Heritage Chapter -- 10 Music in the Air: Musical Legacy -- Chapter 11 Plenty Good Room: Kinfolk and Kindred.
Summary: Through stories, spirituals, and recommended resource books, Finnen exposes students to the rich history and heritage of Africa and African Americans. Each chapter provides the teacher or librarian with beautifully told folktales that provide the basis for further exploration of the chapter's focus. This rich resource is ideal for language arts and social studies classes, and provides an invaluable source of information for public and school librarians. Topics include: African American Storytellers, Ancestral Africa, Atlantic Slave Trade, The Underground Railroad, Emancipation and Reconstructi.
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Were You There? : Prologue -- Chapter 1 Rock-a-My-Soul: Introduction Traditional Spiritual: Rock-A-My-Soul Oh, Rock-A-My Soul Folktale: The First Djeli and His Talking Drum Ancient African Oral Tradition African American Folklore Educator's Guide Unit Lesson Plan Chapter Lay-Out Featured Picture Book: To Be A Drum -- Chapter 2 Go Tell It: African American Storytellers -- Chapter 3 Over Jordan: Ancestral Africa -- Chapter 4 Pilgrims of Sorrow: Atlantic Slave Trade -- Chapter 5 Get on Board: The Underground Railroad -- Chapter 6 Let My People Go: Emancipation's Plea -- Chapter 7 Somebody's Knockin': Emancipation and Reconstruction -- Chapter 8 Battle of Jericho: The Civil Rights Movement -- Chapter 9 That Old Time Religion: Spiritual Heritage Chapter -- 10 Music in the Air: Musical Legacy -- Chapter 11 Plenty Good Room: Kinfolk and Kindred.

Through stories, spirituals, and recommended resource books, Finnen exposes students to the rich history and heritage of Africa and African Americans. Each chapter provides the teacher or librarian with beautifully told folktales that provide the basis for further exploration of the chapter's focus. This rich resource is ideal for language arts and social studies classes, and provides an invaluable source of information for public and school librarians. Topics include: African American Storytellers, Ancestral Africa, Atlantic Slave Trade, The Underground Railroad, Emancipation and Reconstructi.

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