(Grades 1-6) Folk tales come alive with sound and movement in this creative cross curricular resource perfect for the classroom or on stage. Renowned educator and clinican, Cristi Cary Miller provides instructive teaching tips on how to dramatize each of the 8 interactive stories which are enhanced with musical sound effects for added color and vison, while teaching an important lesson to all who participate and listen! A variety of reproducibles are included for ease in preparation and presentation, including the stories with picture icon sound effects, visual of motifs/sound effects, and original songs that accompany the stories, each complete with Orff/Piano arrangements. Add a fresh, new dimension to your curriculum this year with A Tapestry of Tales.
Folk Tales include: The Apple Dumpling (English Folk Tale)· Why Bats Fly at Night (African Folk Legend)· The People Who Hugged Trees (Folk Tale from India)· The River Dragons (A Chinese Tale)· Turnip Soup (Russian Folk Tale)· Spider Stories (Jamaican Folk Tale)· The Love of Talwalpin and Kowinka (Australian Aboriginal Story)· and The Raccoon and The Bee Tree (Native American Tale).