Mary Had a Little Lamb
Students listen to the nursery rhyme, 'Mary Had a Little Lamb.' They explore the rhyme and notice the language patterns it contains. They recite it as a poem and sing it together as a song. They also perform it in the form of a dramatic play.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Magical Musical Tour: Using Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
Language arts learners don't need a lecture about poetry; they listen to poetry every day on the radio! Apply skills from literary analysis to famous songs and beautiful lyrics with a lesson about literary devices. As class...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza
Make a study of producers and consumers with an updated version of the classic story The Little Red Hen (this one is called The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza). After reading and discussing the story and terms, learners practice being...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Listen and move with this music video featuring a modern take on the children's song, Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes. Scholars sing along with a slow, medium, and fast tempo, and observe hand-drawn animation that highlights the song's...
2 mins Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Peace through Literature and Song
Negative effects of bullying come to light through listening to the book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Class members identify philanthropic acts portrayed in the story and make illustrations to connect them to their own...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Learning Numbers with Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary
Kindergartners listen to a rhyme in an ordinal and cardinal numbers instructional activity. After listening to the "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary" song, they practice ordinal and cardinal numbers by matching flower tops to the correct...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed