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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:
[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] 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.