Winter Song Photo Story

There are many songs related to the winter season. Some are connected to holidays, some are not.

snowflake Poll your class: What is your favorite winter related song?

What percentage of your class selected your favorite winter song?

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Select a song or piece of music related to the winter season or a winter holiday.
Make a digital photo report about the song/music.

Look into the history of the story of the music and lyrics.
Use Internet resources, as well as, other digital and print media.

Include:

The composer and the date it was composed or how old is it.

Is there a special story about the song?

Who is famous for performing it?

Illustrate the song or make a slide show to the music using photos.

Software options:

Digital Project Advice

Mac - iMovie tutorial will do this. Another iMovie tutorial

You can also do this with Hyperstudio, Kid Pix Studio Deluxe and Storybook Weaver software (Use their clip art not photos).

Photo Story 3 - free download from Microsoft that lets you easily create narrated "mini-movies" using photographs. It has a built in music generator that allows you to put your story to music, copyright free. Tutorial

Pics4Learning - copyright friendly images for use in education projects

Software tutorials - Photoshop, Pagemaker, Dreamweaver & more

LearningElectric - on demand tutorials that build technology skills

"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant:
if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome." Anne Bradstreet

Descriptive Writing using a painting by Coppedge | Winter Scene Writing | Dickens of a Resume

Educational rap music - the other three r's WOW! check it out!

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12/2007 Cynthia J. O'Hora. Individuals and educators may use this activity for use in a non profit setting.