Lesson Plans
Free downloadable lesson plans and classroom activities created by past participants of our NEH Summer Institutes for Teachers. Timely Tunes Hand-picked songs related to the season or current events.

Internet Resources
Web sites for investigating both song and American social history. 

Printed Resources
General Bibliography, as well as more specific bibliography, of specific categories of American music.  Also includes a listing of books on social and political history, and literature recommended for the classroom by NEH Summer Institute participants.

Non-print Resources
Videos and CD collections.

Guide to finding song lyrics 
A brief guide to locating song lyrics online, identifying songs appropriate for discussing a specific topic or theme, and tracking down recordings for songs. 

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