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Christmas Around the World Podcast Series: Episode 3: Caroling

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This podcast is part of the series: Christmas Around the World Podcast Series


Elizabeth Carr


Vestavia Hills City Schools

Vestavia Hills Elementary East


In this podcast, children share what they learned about Christmas caroling.  They also share the traditions of "wassailing"! Caroling is a tradition that children of all ages have enjoyed for years.  Watch this podcast to learn all about this holiday tradition!  It has brought smiles and joy to people for hundreds of years!

Length: 1:54

Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (2)
30. Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. [SL.2.2]
ELA2015 (2)
31. Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue. [SL.2.3]
SS2010 (K) Living and Working Together in Family and Community
6. Compare cultural similarities and differences in individuals, families, and communities.
Examples: celebrations, food, traditions
SS2010 (1) Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
11. Identify traditions and contributions of various cultures in the local community and state. (Alabama)
Examples: Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukkah, Fourth of July, Cinco de Mayo
SS2010 (2) Living and Working Together in State and Nation
11. Interpret legends, stories, and songs that contributed to the development of the cultural history of the United States.
Examples: American Indian legends, African-American stories, tall tales, stories of folk heroes


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