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This podcast is part of the series: Christmas Around the World Podcast Series
Vestavia Hills City Schools
Vestavia Hills Elementary East
Most Christians in America have a Nativity Scene. We always include the same characters including shepherds, wisemen, Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus. In France, Santons or "little saints" are included. Santons allow the everyday common working man to be part of this Holy Night. Tune in to find out more about France's nativity or "creche" scenes.
Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[TC2] (0-2) 7: Use digital tools to access and retrieve information.
[ELA2013] (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]
[ELA2013] (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] LWT (0) 6: Compare cultural similarities and differences in individuals, families, and communities.
[SS2010] LWT (0) 11: Identify symbols, customs, famous individuals, and celebrations representative of our state and nation. (Alabama)
[SS2010] LWT1 (1) 11: Identify traditions and contributions of various cultures in the local community and state. (Alabama)
[SS2010] LWT2 (2) 11: Interpret legends, stories, and songs that contributed to the development of the cultural history of the United States.