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There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children, she didn't know what to do; She gave them some broth without any bread; Then whipped them all soundly and put them to bed. My First Picture Book by Joseph Martin Kronheim (1810-), Wikipedia Commons
Teach vocabulary • Lesson or moral associate • Comparable in native language • Teach grammar • Fun repetition • Learn sentence formation • Cultural Why teach with chants?
Use a Felt Board Underwater Scene Feltboard by bengarrison, Flickr, CC 2.0
Show a Video Image CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 by thegarlands, Flickr.com
Jack be nimble Jack be quick Jack jump over The candlestick. Nursery Rhymes Baby Shower Cupcakes by abakedcreation, Flickr
Ring Around the Rosies Ring around the rosy A pocketful of posies "Ashes, Ashes" We all fall down! Ring Around the Beach by Adwriter, Flickr
A my name is ALICE, my brother/sister's name is AL, we live in ALABAMA and we bring back APPLES. B my name is B___, my brother/sister's name is B___, we live in B___ and we bring back B___.
Alphabets • It’s a gapfill • Family • Nouns • Simple present • Plural forms What are we teaching?
Cinderella, dressed in yellow went upstairs to kiss a 'fellow made a mistake and kissed a snake how many doctors did it take? 1, 2, 3…. Jump Rope Jumping at Recess by By Zama Ree Do, Flickr
Hand Clapping Games Ashley by By PeaElAre, Flickr
A sailor went to sea, sea, sea. To see what he could see, see, see. But all that he could see, see, see. Was the bottom of the deep blue sea, sea, sea.
Standing up DSC_7853 by Scott Ableman, Flickr
Red rover, red rover let (Name) right over. Red rover, red rover let those with + (adjective + category) right over.
Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar? IMG_8320 by bigwibble6, Flickr
Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? [Name of first person who is "It"] stole the cookies from the cookie jar. First person who is "It" sings: Who me? Group sings: Yeah you! First person who is "It" sings: Couldn't be! Group sings: Then who? First person who is "It" sings: [Name of second person who is "It"] stole the cookie from the cookie jar.
Put the lyrics & a video on a wiki or blog to share with students & parents!
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