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1 The Instruction of Songs and Chants in the EFL Classroom Team Members: Mia Lin, Ninalynn Chang, Ingrid Hong, Wenlien Hu, Ellie Chang, Huiling Lin May 17, 2012

2 Something I love … Music is a powerful stimulus for students to engage in learning more. 2

3 Why What How Who Where When Introduction

4 Why 1– the reasons Psychological reasons Socio-emotional reasons Cognitive reasons Musical and Physical reasons Linguistic reasons Cultural reasons 4

5 Why 2– the goals Grade 1 – 9 Curriculum Guidelines B 能聽懂簡易歌謠和韻文的主要內容。 B 能朗讀和吟唱歌謠韻文。 C 能辨識歌謠、韻文、故事中的常用 字詞。 ( 國中 ) 能瞭解簡易歌謠、韻文的節奏 、音韻與內容。 5

6 What 1– the materials Textbooks Nursery Rhymes Pop Songs Musicals Chants 6 Supplementary

7 How – Song Teaching Procedure 7 Pre-singing Teach key words and the background knowledge of the song. Listen quietly, predict words and song title While- Singing Provide the lyrics and explain the meaning. TPR, sing along, scramble the sentence strips Post- Singing Ask questions and help students respond to the song. Change the words, compare different versions of same song

8 The Alphabet Song (Variety)Variety ABCDEFG HIJKLMNOP QRSTUV WXYZ 8 Songs in Textbooks (lower graders)

9 The Alphabet Song Names of the Letters  Classic melody with different speeds  Slow, Medium, Fast Slow  Various versions  1, 2, 3 1 Sounds of the Letters  Rap Rap Fun with the Letters  Extended activities 9

10 Supplementary example BINGO Cognitive reason Reason Nursery Rhyme Material Daily talk Language Focus Sing and Raise cards/Change names. Activity Sing and Recognize different alphabets. Comprehension Check 10 Alphabets

11 BINGO Warm Up: Story telling Presentation: Play the CD Show the alphabets Practice Raise the alphabet cards Stand up and Say Wrap Up: Show Time 11

12 Supplementary example Mary Had a Little Lamb Socio-emotional reason ReasonMaterial Language Focus Activity Students can cooperate to sing the song Comprehension Check 12 ‧ Nursery Rhymes ‧ _____ had a little lamb. ‧ Sing and Dance, Arts and Crafts, Worksheet

13 Mary Had a Little Lamb Warm up: Name activity Listen and clap Presentation: Clips I had a little lamb (lamb craft) (lamb craft Practice: Wrap up: Towel lamb Sing and Dance

14 Songs in Textbooks (mid graders) Warm Up: Presentation: Practice: Wrap Up: 14 Is Andy in the Store? (Super Wow! 3)

15 Supplementary example If you’re happy Musical & Physical practice ReasonMaterial Language Focus Activity Sing correctly with action Comprehension Check 15 Nursery Rhyme Daily Talk TPR

16 If you’re happy Warm Up: Presentation: Practice: Wrap Up:. 16

17 Supplementary example Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes Psychological reason Reason Nursery Rhyme Material Daily talk Language Focus TPR Activity Sing correctly with action Comprehension Check 17 Body Parts

18 Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes Warm up: Music or clips Presentation: Body parts Teaching Practice: Teacher says Wrap up: Mini Book

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20 Songs in Textbooks (higher graders) Warm up: Presentation : Practice: Wrap up: 20 Today Is Monday (New Wow Engish)

21 Supplementary example The Transportation Song Linguistic reason Reason Pop song Resource Weak forms/Linking sounds Language Focus Cloze, running dictation, unscramble Activity Singing and writing key words correctly Comprehension Check 21

22 The Transportation Song Warm up: Presentation : Practice: Wrap up: 22

23 Supplementary example Taiwan will Touch your Heart Linguistic reason Reason Pop song Resource Noun/Adjective/Objective Language Focus Cloze Activity Singing and writing key words correctly Comprehension Check 23

24 Taiwan will Touch your Heart Warm up: Presentation : Practice: Wrap up: 24

25 Practical Tips ~ MUSIC Make a repertoire Use spare time wisely Sing with props (puppets, musical instruments …) Invite students to listen and practice the songs Collect suitable CDs 25

26 Variations based on themes 26 Theme NumberColorMonths Level Low gradersMid gradersHigh graders Song Hickory Dickory Dock Rainbow song Time for another year

27 Top Twenty Songs for EFL Learners 1. The Alphabet Song 2. Bingo 3. Old Macdonald Had a Farm 4. Rain, Rain Go Away 5. London Bridge 6. Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes 7. Rainbow Songs 8. Two Little Black birds 9. Mary had A Little Lamb 10. Twinkle,Twinkle Little Star 27

28 Top Twenty Songs for EFL Learners 1. If You’re Happy 2. The Hockey Pockey 3. The Eensy Weensy Spider 4. Row, Row, Row Your Boat 5. The Transportation Song 6. Beautiful Sunday 7. Lemon Tree 8. Proud of You 9. What a Wonderful World 10. Heal The World 28

29 Useful Websites BBC Education British Council Mother Goose Club Super Simple Songs 56 Children’s Songs 29

30 Books for Further Reading Wee Sing Series Creating Chants and Songs (Oxford University Press) 500 Activities for the Primary Classroom (Macmillian ) 英語童詩與韻文 English Works ( 東西圖書) 30

31 Conclusion “It’s not how intelligent you are, but it’s how you are intelligent.” ~ Howard Gardener newman.ac.uk


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