Elementary Music Reading: Read the Lyrics
Elementary Music Lesson Plan for teaching 2nd graders how to read lyrics. Reading the lyrics set to music notation is very different from reading a story in a book. Take advantage of their desire to show off their text reading abilities by showing them how to follow the words, verses, and the refrain in a song. Includes teaching Powerpoint.
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IMPORTANT INTERDISCIPLINARY CONNECTIONS
Be sure the classroom teachers know that you are making connections with what students are learning by reinforcing reading skills—hyphens, syllables, letter and word recognition.