IntroductionChapter One: Building the Framework for a Grade Four Music Curriculum based on the Kodaly Concept Chapter Two: Developing a Music Repertoire: Children as Stewards of Their Cultural and Musical HeritageChapter Three: Teaching Strategies: Teaching Music Concepts and Elements in Grade 4Chapter Four: Developing Music Skills and Creative Expression: Children as PerformersChapter Five: Eighth Units and 40 Sequential Lessons Plans for Grade 4Chapter Six: Assessment of Performance, Reading, Writing, and Improvisation in Grade 4
Drs. Micheal Houlahan and Philip Tacka are co-authors of: Kodaly Today: A Cognitive Approach to Elementary Music Education and From Sound to Symbol: Fundamentals of Music published by Oxford University Press, the Sound Thinking Series published by Boosey & Hawkes including Music for Sight-Singing and Ear Training Volumes I & II and Sound Thinking: Developing Musical Literacy Volumes I & II, Zoltan Kodaly: A Guide to Research (Garland Publishing Inc.), and numerous articles published both here and abroad. Both have presented papers both nationally and internationally on aspects of music theory, music history and Kodaly studies and perception and cognition. They are faculty members for the Kodaly Certification Program at Texas State University.