Britt Hatcher
That is a good idea
Sat Jun 13, 2015 20:02

I really like the idea of having the students read the book in order to learn words to a song. This way they are learning to read with comprehension and not just memorizing a song. I think that I am going to take this idea to my future classroom.

  • Music in the Classroom - Kelsie Fender, Sat Jun 13 19:51
    I think that music works fabulously for introducing students to new ideas. Just like writing a hook for a paper, it could be something that draws children into the book. However, I don't think it... more
    • music in the classroom - Hunter Hastings, Fri Jun 19 08:10
      I completely agree! Not only do I think that music should be incorporated, but I think that art should be as well. When these activities are incorporated, kids get to learn things in new ways.
    • Re: Music in the Classroom - Molly Smith, Wed Jun 17 16:01
      I completely agree, I think music is a great way to engage students. When it comes to singing along a popular song while reading a book with the words of the song, it is important to make sure that... more
    • That is a good idea - Britt Hatcher, Sat Jun 13 20:02
      • Thank you! - Kelsie Fender, Sat Jun 13 20:10
        I am glad you like the idea! I agree that it would really support reading comprehension. We could stop after each page/line in the song and ask the students questions using the strategies from this... more
        • My Pleasure - Britt Hatcher, Sat Jun 13 20:13
          Stopping after each page and asking what is on the page and what is going on and if they have any questions, is going to put them in the "hot seat" and let them really begin to think about what they... more
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