Fourth Grade Nutcracker Choreography - Fourth graders created their own choreography for some of the dances from Act II of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" ballet. Russian Dance, Spanish Dance, Chinese Dance. All three videos at http://www.klsriley.com/2012/08/31/using-student-choreography-to-teach-form/
Nutcracker Word Search - A word search puzzle featuring characters and vocabulary from the Nutcracker ballet. Use this as a Christmas activity or as a treat for early finishers. Kids love puzzles and word searches are a great way to improve spelling while having fun.There are 30 words to find in this word search and they might be found in any direction including backwards and diagonally.