On CD, Track 1
Skills involvedRecommendedPreparation timeAge GroupPresentationtime
• singing• counting with feet• collecting and pronouncingmultiple languages• art
3-56-1011-1415 to adult4 weeks3 weeks2 weeks1-2 weeks
Find out what languagesare represented by various projectparticipants and their families. Collecttranslations of the phrase,
“Each of us depends on thewell-being of the whole”.
Have participants practice pronounc-ing the line.
Write the phrase downand illustrate it. Make a bulletin board, banners, post-cards, or other visualmedia.
3) Add Instruments:
Suggested forthis piece: Gonkokwe bell, elephent bells, ankle bells, (“Ghungaroos”),ankle shakers, (“Chachas”).
For the performance,display all the artwork. The leadsinger sings the refrain, then invitesthe assembly to repeat. Speakers taketurns offering the one-line translationsin verse 3.These speakers may line upon stage or at a microphone to delivertheir lines.3
We Are Interdependent