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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

MSRP: $29.95
Price: $23.95
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Order Number: 126.0055
Format : DVD
Theme: By celebrating the African heritage of black Americans, we learn about cultural traditions and see how they shaped the culture of America.
An African tale of Mufaro’s two beautiful daughters - one bad tempered, one kind and sweet - who go before the king who is choosing a wife.

Viewers celebrate the culture of Africa in New York City’s Central Park where LeVar learns how African drums are made, then plays some authentic African instruments. He joins in the festival fun with an African dance troupe, Forces of Nature.

Author: John Steptoe
Field Trip Segments
Let’s Make a Drum – Meet an African drum maker as he demonstrates his craft.
Meet Mati – LeVar visits Mati, who collects and plays traditional African instruments including the twanga, huhu, conch shell, gome and asasa.
Forces of Nature – LeVar joins in some festival fun with an African dance troupe, Forces of Nature.

Review Book:  Who’s in Rabbit’s House? By Verna Aardema; Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book by Muriel;  Feelings by Hugh Lewin.

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide
Click here for Social Studies Teacher’s Guide

Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Black History"
Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Making A Drum"

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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