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The Sound of Music - DVD Learning Guide
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The Sound of Music - DVD Learning Guide


The Sound of Music is a timeless musical classic for the whole family! Set in Austria during World War II, a spirited convent novice, Maria, is asked to leave her safe cloister to become the governess for a family of seven children. A strict and somber widower, Captain von Trapp, runs the household as if it was a military camp, with whistles to call the children and 'playtime' that consists of walking the grounds of his estate. Maria changes his world and the children's by her introduction of music and laughter into the home. With the onset of Hitler's occupancy of Austria, the Captain is forced to make hard choices when asked to join the Third Reich. This 1965 film is based on the true story of the von Trapp family, who settled in the United States after escaping Austria.

Genre: Musical
Category: Classics: Film
Age Levels: Grades K-12
Rating: NR

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Heart o. t. M. T. [Featured Reviewer]
January 7th, 2011
The DVD Learning Guide for “The Sound of Music” covers a wide range of subjects including history, geography, music and language arts. This particular DVD Learning Guide is designed for all ages, with questions and assignments for Grades 1-12. This [...]
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January 11, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on January 05, 2011.