Music has always played a key role in telling the American story. Professional musician Frank Strong provides an overview of U.S. history and geography through its popular folk songs. Students will hear songs that reflect the political, racial, social, and work aspects of American life and learn about their origins and meanings. Many sing-along songs are included.
Using the railroad as the backdrop of his narrative, Frank helps students understand how mechanical engineering and the progress of the railroad influenced the development of our country.
Social Studies, History, Music, Science
Open space for dancing
Printed lyric sheets