Sing a Song of Aesop


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Sing a Song of Aesop
Five Famous Fables
Tuneful Tales Musicals series
Retold with original music by Brian Hiller and Don Dupont
Book and Enhanced CD
47 pages
Grades 2 - 4

Sing a Song of Aesop is based on 5 traditional fables from Aesop. The tales included in this musical are told through narration, main characters, and original songs. They come to life with the simple scripts, catchy unison songs, easy choreography and easy-to-make adorable costumes. Songs are notated with piano accompaniments. there are 11 speaking roles for individual students and lines for up too 37 narrators. Five classes (or groups) are used. The entire production should last about 30 minutes.

The included CD features costume patterns, templates and more - all ready for you to customize and print. The CD also includes a full performance recording as well as accompaniment tracks.

Production Notes
Cast of Characters
Full Script with Lyrics and Piano and Vocal Scores
Production Guide
Tips for Using the Reproducible Resources

Sing a Song of Aesop (and a reprise)
Slow and Steady Wins the Race (The Tortoise and the Hare)
Grasshopper's Lament (The Grasshopper and the Ant)
Home Is Where the Heart Is (The City Mouse and the Country Mouse)
Sing a Song of Friendship (The Lion and the Mouse)
Honesty Is Always Best (The Boy Who Cried, "Wolf!")

Digital Files on the CD:
Reproducible Student Script
Reproducible Student Vocal Scores
Cast of Characters
Reproducible Lyric Sheets
Production Checklist
Costume and Prop Templates
Sing a Song of Aesop Sign (to suspend above risers)

Digital Templates on the CD:
Program Template
Poster Template
Parent Letter
Save the Date Notice
Reminder Notice
Volunteer Letter


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Part of the Core Knowledge at my school and at a great price.
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Part of the Core Knowledge at my school and at a great price.
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