Music of Our World
Adapted & arranged by John Higgins
Book and CD
A sampling of songs and activities from 8 different cultures; each song relates to a different traditional festival. Each song includes background and cultural information, a reproducible singer song sheet, and a lesson plan (objectives with National Standards, materials needed, detailed teaching process, information about the song, making connections, and activity ideas). Each song includes lyrics in the original language, as well as a singable English translation.
The included CD features vocal and instrumental-only tracks for each song; 3 songs also have a recording of the English vocals.
For grades 3 to 6.
Introduction and Contributors
Japan- Respect for the Aged Day, Hamabe no Uta
Hawaii- The Aloha Festivals, 'Ulili E
India- Diwali, Aeyaya Balano Sakkad
Sweden- St. Lucia's Day, Sakta Lucia
Brazil- Carnaval, Cidade Maravilhosa
Laos- Lao New Year, Dok Djampa
South Africa- Freedom Day, Singabahambayo
Mexico- Cinco de Mayo, A la Rueda de San Miguel
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