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Order Number: 126.0035
Format : DVD

Reading Rainbow episodes and stories can be shown through song dance. Author Pete Seeger sings this story based on a boy and his father who plot to save the townspeople from the giant Abiyoyo. This tale is based on a South African lullaby.

In Reading Rainbow DVDs like this one, LeVar reveals some of the ways a story can be told with music. Features that are incorporated in this episode include an upbeat music-video, a rap-video, a professional dance group, and computer animation accompanied by music.

Field Trip Segment
Music Videos -
LeVar introduces us to music videos and talks about how each one tells a story.ield Trip Segments.
Meet Run DMC - Meet Run DMC as they rap their story to music.
Meet Melody Stewart - Meet ballerina Melody Stewart as she shows us how dance expresses emotion and tells stories without words.

Feature book:
Author: Pete Seeger, Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Book Review:
Ayu and the Perfect Moon
, by David Cox;
Blackberry Ink by Eve Merriam;
Peter and the Wolf adapted by Sergei Prokofiev.

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide
Click here for English Language Learners Teacher’s Guide

Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Music Music"

Click here for Parent/Family Activity 

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance.

Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
Series #126

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