CultureALL Ambassador Frank Strong takes students on a geographical and historical journey around the United States through traditional folk music that tells the American story.
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 vocational aspects of American life, and learn about their origins and meanings Many sing-a-long songs are included.
Using the railroad as the backdrop of his narrative, helping students understand how mechanical engineering and the progress of the railroad influenced the development of our country.
|Region/Culture||North America - Americana|
|Subject(s)||Social Studies, History, Music, Science|
|Standard Length||45 min|