Chapter 6: More Song-Teaching Strategies Part of Making Music Live In This Section The call-and-response song From Making Music Live The call-and-response song is one in which the leader sings a phrase and the group sings a different phrase in response.... Teaching songs that have hand movements From Making Music Live Adding body movements and hand signs to songs is an amazingly effective way to teach songs to both children and adults.... The zipper song From Making Music Live In a zipper song, most of the verse remains the same each time you sing it, but you substitute one or more words each time. "This Old Man" is a classic... Rounds and Canons From Making Music Live Rounds and canons are a joy to sing. Participants are required to listen very carefully while singing, and anything that makes us listen is beneficial. The partner song From Making Music Live A partner song is made up of two songs that are sung at the same time. Dr.... The non-strategy From Making Music Live I have discussed many strategies for teaching songs, and so far I have left out one of the most common strategies: the one I call "the non-strategy." I... Storytelling with songs From Making Music Live Storytellers have been combining songs and stories for millions of years, and to this day many cultures tell stories in song. Homer sang The Iliad.... Conclusion From Making Music Live First, a review list of the song-teaching strategies you can try: The echo song The rote method Call-and-response Hand signs/movement/dance The zipper s... PREVIOUS: Teaching songs by rote UP: Making Music Live NEXT: The call-and-response song Download all of Making Music Live (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.