ALABAMA FOLKLIFE LESSON PLANS

Masters of Traditional Education Guide for Alabama National Heritage Fellows
Family Traditions Book by Alabama Department of Archives and History

Other Folklore Education Resources:

Using Primary Sources in the Classroom
Alabama's Skyline Farms: Using Oral History w/Lesson Plan

PARTNERS AND LINKS (click logos below to link to web sites)
  • Alabama State Council on the Arts, Division of Arts in Education has additional grants, resources, and services.
  • Alabama Alliance for Arts Education has training programs and supports advocacy in Alabama. This link takes you to the training page.
  • Alabama Writer's Forum has a variety of programs benefiting youth, teachers, and families. Poetry Out Loud and Writing Our Stories are two examples. The logo will link you to their web site page about these programs.
  • Alabama Public Television has a ton of resources for educators.

Mary B. Austin School, Mobile, AL  1/16/2008
"Feed The Animals"  LISTEN HERE

"Cornbread Crumbled in Gravy" singing at Grove Hill Elementary School.  LISTEN HERE  

SAMPLE SONGS FROM THE CD
"Bullfrog Jumped" Singer is Lauri Cater Carlton
LISTEN HERE

"Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grows"  Singer is
Pansy Richardson, LISTEN HERE
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Click image below to link to Alabama Bicentennial Commission (ABC) web page for schools.