Asian-Pacific Heritage Month - Sakura:An English/Japanese Choral Unit

A Sound Mind
Grade Levels
4th - 8th
Formats Included
  • Zip
50 pages
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"Sakura," or "Cherry Blossoms", is a traditional Japanese folk song that invokes the season of spring. This unit is based off the George L.O. Strid & Mary Donnelly version which features both English & Japanese lyrics!

Broken down into easy melodies with simple pronunciation guides this choral piece is accessible for all learners, and no notation knowledge is required.

Follow along as the .ppts breaks the teaching and learning process down step-by-step. Complete with 3 different powerpoints, different versions lyrics (Japanese & English), pronunciation guides, score, and more.

Perfect for any Spring music class, or a cultural supplement to a unit on Asia or Japan, or even for Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month this May!
All media is embedded in the powerpoint, all you have to do is plug in and present!
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Unit Includes:
3 Powerpoints w/ embeded audio and video
3 Different set of Lyrics (Japanese,English, & Double Sided)
Japanese/English Pronouciation Guide
Copy of Musical Score
Full set of .mp3s (both Choral & Instrumental)

****note all material is contained in zipped file****
Total Pages
50 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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