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  School: Hand Middle School
  Location: Columbia, SC
  Grade: 7
  Disciplines: Music
Visual Art
Social Studies
Language Arts
  Description: Teachers make creative connections between arts and non-arts subjects.



Additional Resources

Selected Unit Materials

Music of the 1940's: An overview for an interdisciplinary band unit on music, politics, culture and arts during the WWII era (PDF)

Come Travel With Me and Song of the Open Road: A seventh-grade chorus lesson plan relating poetry concepts and a choral octavo (PDF)

Print Resources

Chertok, Bobbi, Hirshfield, Goody, & Rosh, Marilyn. Teaching the Middle Ages With Magnificent Art Masterpieces (Grades 4-8). New York: Scholastic Professional Books, 2000. ISBN: 0590644351

Chertok, Bobbi, Hirshfield, Goody, & Rosh, Marilyn. Teaching American History With Art Masterpieces (Grades 4-8). New York: Scholastic Professional Books, 1999. ISBN: 059096402X

Gutloff, Karen. Integrated Thematic Teaching (Teacher-to-Teacher Series). Washington, D.C.: National Education Association, 1996. ISBN: 0810629097

Parker, Steve, & Hayes, Malcolm. 20th Century Music. Milwaukee, Wisc.: Gareth Stevens, 2002. ISBN: 083683030X

Post, Thomas, Ellis, Arthur, Humphreys, Alan, & Buggery, JoAnne. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Curriculum:  Themes for Teaching. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1996. ISBN: 0132277786

Oliver, Clare & Gaff, Jackie. 20th Century Art, (illustrated edition). Milwaukee, Wisc.: Gareth Stevens, 2001. ISBN: 083682847X

Reynolds, Nancy, & McCormick, Malcolm. No Fixed Points: Dance in the Twentieth Century. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2003. ISBN: 0300093667

Sternlicht, Sanford V. A Reader’s Guide to Modern American Drama. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2002. ISBN: 0815629397

Web Sites

The South Carolina Band Link
Local information about South Carolina band activities

The Library of Congress
A rich online collection of resources, documents, and digital artifacts

Music Theatre International
Information about licensing musicals, including Fiddler on the Roof “Broadway Junior” package

American Experience
PBS’s long-running history series, American Experience, brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation

PBS Teacher Source
Standards-based curriculum materials, which weave together PBS video and online resources into an instructional strategy

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