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Overview: This product is a curriculum integration tool incorporating music, history and cultural traditions. The lesson is built around students learning some facts about Christmas Around the World as is found in France, singing a famous French Christmas carol, Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella and playing a recorder and/or Easy Tone Chimes & Bells arrangement of the song.
• Teaching Suggestions
• Fact Sheet
• Song Sheet: Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
• Music for Recorder
• Music & Instructions for Tone Chimes & Bells
• Word Find Puzzle (includes Answer Key)
This product uses a “non-music reading” approach. While it could be used as an accompaniment for singing, it is written in order to be played as an ensemble piece. It contains the entire melody and accompaniment.
While music theory is taught and reviewed, this approach gives students a sense of accomplishment in learning to “read and perform” in a short period of time. Students enjoy this feeling of “playing in an ensemble.”
Check out this FREE download of an example of the CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD products:
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: Germany – O Christmas Tree FREEBIE
More CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD products to come!
Christmas Around the World
Hope your students enjoy playing and performing this piece. It was always well received when I used Tone Chime/Resonator Bells pieces in our concerts. Have fun performing! Joyce
Age Appropriate for:
• Middle School
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Portrait of France: Courtesy of Wikipedia Public Domain
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