A Musical Celebration of Authors, Poets, and Reading by Mark Burrows.
Mark Burrowsís passion for music, learning, and fun comes together brilliantly in his ìSmarty Pantsî collections. After exploring the visual arts in ìYo, Leonardo!î and the sciences in ìGo, Galileo!î he turns his wit and style to literature in this collection of songs that are sure to become some of your favorites. With musical styles ranging from Dixieland to Broadway to salsa to rock íní roll, these selections are perfect for any performance need. Your classroom teachers and your principal are sure be big fans, too, as you introduce your students to famous lines from literary masterworks. A reproducible fact sheet introducing each author or genre is included, as are suggestions for correlating activities. Also included are reproducible vocal parts and a performance/accompaniment CD.
A Dark and Stormy Night (Edgar Allan Poe)
Jabberwocky (Lewis Carroll)
The Wisdom and Wit (Mark Twain)
What’s Shakin’ Shakespeare (William Shakespeare)
The Moral of the Story (Aesop)
The Best of Times (Charles Dickens)
Scheherazade (The Thousand and One Nights)
Grimm Grooves (The Brothers Grimm)