Song Lessons: What a Wonderful World
Here's a wonderful way to learn English grammar. Class members examine the plural count nouns in Thiele and Weiss's "What a Wonderful World," reading the lyrics as they listen to Louis Armstrong's version of this classic song.
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- Videos of Armstrong performing the song are available on YouTube
- The third in a series of 10 resources that use songs to teach elements of grammar
- The packet includes the detailed lesson, worksheets, discussion questions, and a writing prompt
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