Camp Granada: A Music Camp Curriculum by Eric BranscomeCamp Granada: A Music Camp Curriculum by Eric Branscome

Camp Granada: A Music Camp Curriculum

byEric Branscome

Paperback | December 7, 2016

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Camp Granada is a curriculum and administrative guide to organize a music camp in your school, church, community center, or wherever there are people who love music and who desire to share that love of music with young children. Its theme-based lessons blend the instructional rigor of formal music learning with the fun, excitement, and life-changing atmosphere of summer camp, and integrate arts and classroom objectives into a music curriculum that fosters creativity and musical exploration. Activities include singing, playing instruments, movement, listening, music literacy, and summer-camp style games and activities that continue to expose students to music content and skills.The mission of Camp Granada is to provide the highest quality music camp experience in a child-centered environment that encourages participation, stimulates creativity, and focuses on fun; to increase each child's awareness and enjoyment of music; and to instill in each child a desire to continue musical involvement for a lifetime.Visit the companion website at
Eric Branscome is Coordinator of Music Education at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. He is the author of Essential Listening Activities, Essential Rhythm Activities, Music Board Game Workshop, Music Career Advising, and additional research in elementary and early-childhood music curricula, music teacher education...
Title:Camp Granada: A Music Camp CurriculumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 8.97 × 5.94 × 0.38 inPublished:December 7, 2016Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1475829299

ISBN - 13:9781475829297

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Starter KitIntroduction Chapter 1: Starter Kit Administrative ProposalTimeline for ImplementationPersonnel Needs Financial Information Camper Information Facilities and Scheduling Camp Policies Leader Training Leader Notebook Administrative Extras Chapter 2: Camp Songs Part 2: Curriculum Guide Chapter 3: Introduction Closing Ceremony Administrative Preparation Closing Ceremony Script Chapter 4: Chorale LessonsOverview Teaching Strategies Sorida Sally Go 'Round the Sun Funga Alafia The Car Song Aiken Drum Hello Mudah, Hello Faddah Singing Games Chapter 5: Basics LessonsEarly Elementary Middle Elementary Upper Elementary Sheet Music for Basics Lessons Chapter 6: Connections Lessons Overview Satellite Kazoo UFO Shaker/Ocean Drum Floating in Space Face Explorer Mission Control Eric Carle Solar System Alien / African Masks Remaining Time Project Chapter 7: Afternoon Games Introduction Game Schedule and Rotation Day One Day Two Day Three Day Four Day Five

Editorial Reviews

Camp Granada is a first-rate music and arts integration summer program for our students. The curriculum is expertly designed to engage and facilitate student curiosity and discovery. The feedback from students, teachers, parents, and district leadership is always overwhelmingly positive.