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This podcast is part of the series: Christmas Around the World Podcast Series
Vestavia Hills Elementary School
Vestavia Hills Elementary East
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!
Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[T1] P&P (2) 4: Discuss celebrations in the United States and around the world.
[T1] P&P (2) 8: Identify continents, oceans, and the equator using technology, maps, and globes.
[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]