Festivals and Folksongs Around the World
John Higgins & Kathy Sorenson
- Hal Leonard Corporation
Step into the music and culture of 10 regions around the world and read about festivals with moon cakes, sky lanterns, didgeridoos, Kintaro and a host of other interesting facts and legends. This valuable resource features reproducible student articles, folksongs, standards-based lesson plans, assessment and extension activities to enhance learning, and piano accompaniments with ethnic choreography. The included CD features each song recorded with and without singers, separate pronunciation guide tracks to help teach the foreign texts, and PDFs of the articles and song sheets for projection options. Promote cross-cultural education and reinforce language skills. Songs include: Horch, was kommt von draussen rein? (Germany); Tet Trung, Thu (Vietnam); Tue Tue (Ghana); Loy Krathong (Thailand); Chanukah, Chanukah (Israel); Good King Wenceslas (Europe); Holi Re (India); Koinobori (Japan); and America (United States).