Physical CD and Teacher's Guide with Clever rap, hip-hop, club dance and rock songs to promote English literacy. Perfect for students from Pre-K to Grade 3, help your students with English spelling, speaking, reading and writing. These songs are designed for use in the regular English (or Language Arts) classroom or in the ESL classroom. I call it "Grammar Jams" but don't be fooled by the title. It's more than just English grammar.
SONG TITLE / SONG DESCRIPTION
Jump! - A reggae song where students get to jump and learn about present tense of all regular verbs. Instrumental version.
Around The Classroom - A hip-hop song covering single word prepositions and classroom vocabulary. Instrumental version.
Dance! - An energetic dance song that targets the following directives and body part vocabulary. Instrumental version.
To Be - A rock anthem covering the present and past tenses for the verb `to be.` Instrumental version.
To Have - A club dance song about the verb "To Have" in the present and past tenses. Instrumental version.
One. Two. How are you? - A catchy song designed to teach numbers and common English questions. Instrumental version.
Alphabet - A funky tune designed to teach the alphabet in a humorous way. Instrumental version.
Conjunction Blues - A bluesy tune to help teach conjunctions once and for all! Instrumental version.
Negatives - A song that helps the understanding of sentences in various negative forms. Instrumental version.
What Time is It? - Spruce up your classroom with sounds of this fun time-telling manipulative song. Instrumental version.
The Vowel Song - A special song that covers long and short vowels. Instrumental version.
Grammar Jams is designed to meet the following goals:
• Advance learners’ understanding of several, specific grammatical and thematic English language structures
• Improve understanding of English writing skills
• Improve understanding of English reading and word-recognition skills
• Target the most commonly misspelled words in the English language
• Introduce spelling techniques and improve understanding of spelling in learners
• Expose learners to the most commonly used words in the English language including those on Dolch’s list and other professionally recognized English word lists
• Use songs that engage learners inductively, through singing and physical movement
• Accomplish all of the above goals by combining popular styles of music with catchy grammar and thematic songs that improve English literacy