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Christmas Around the World: Episode 9: Fabric Balls

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

Creator:

Elizabeth Carr


School/Organization:

Vestavia Hills Elementary School

Vestavia Hills Elementary East

Overview:

In this podcast, the children share a tradition from Russia.  We cover a styrofoam ball with fabric scraps as the peasant farmers did so many years ago.  Learn why peasants in Russia wanted to do this.  And you can see how we celebrated by making this traditional ornament for own own trees! 


Length: 0:53

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

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

TC2 (K-2)
7. Use digital tools to access and retrieve information.
Examples: online libraries, multimedia dictionaries, search engines, directories
  • Evaluating accuracy of digital content
  • Example: determining fact versus opinion
     
    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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