This is a series of five sequential workbooks in separate reproducible sheets based on American folksongs and children's rhymes. Use as worksheets, transparencies or bound in book form. First grade covers rhythmic elements of beat rhythm, ta, ti-ti and ta-rest, two-beat meter, and melodic elements of so and mi, as well as la in a so-la-mi pattern. Second grade covers the rhythmic elements of ta-a, four-beat meter, and melodic elements of la in a so-mi-la-so-mi pattern, and do and re. Third grade covers pentatonic scale, tiri-tiri, ti-tiri, tiri-ti, low la and low sol, do pentatonic scale, first and second endings, and introduces ABC letter names of notes. Fourth grade covers syncopation, la pentatonic, dotted quarter notes, fa, half and whole steps, and Bb and F major key signatures. Fifth grade covers re pentatonic, low ti, la pentachord, F#, key of G major, ti, whole rest, ti-tam, upbeat, dotted half note, 3 beat meter, and tim-ri. New songs are introduced in addition to ideas for using barred instruments. Grades 1-5.