There are so many fun songs at Christmas time! One of my absolute favorite pieces is Sleigh Ride, even though it isn’t technically a Christmas song. I’ve included it in my December listening lessons list, and today want to give some more examples of how you can use the song in a listening lesson.
When I do listening lessons with students, I like to begin with having them listen to the chosen piece without giving any information. If the piece isn’t very long, I’ll play it through in its entirety. If it is longer, I’ll just play a short clip. With younger children,