Guerrilla Literacy Learners

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USING MUSIC IN LANGUAGE LEARNING

 

 

The Fluency Rap

Verbs + Gerund or Infinitive with Fluency MC! Move to the rhythm, and get enthusiastic about working with your language!

 

Flocabulary

As a teacher you can use Flocabulary videos for a variety of instructional purposes that include ‘ introduction, enrichment, differentiated instruction and test prep.’ Most of the music videos included in this site are accompanied with a variety of materials such as song lyrics, online activities, and exercises.

 

The five things, a musical introduction to story structure (by Flocabulary)

This song covers the five main elements of a story: setting, plot, characters, conflict and theme. Whether you’re studying a short story, a novel, an epic poem, a play or a film, if you don’t find these five elements, you’re not looking hard enough. With a catchy chorus that’s hard to forget, this “five elements of a short story” rap will get you or your students hooked.

 

Jolly Phonics

Jolly Phonics is a fun and child centred approach to teaching literacy through synthetic phonics. With actions for each of the 42 letter sounds, the multi-sensory method is very motivating for children and teachers, who can see their students achieve.

 

 

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