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Using Songwriting to Build Awareness of Beginning Letter Sounds
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||One 30-minute session; two 60-minute sessions|
Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson
Students improve phonemic awareness through games and chants that help them isolate beginning and ending sounds and connect them with their written symbols (graphemes).
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 22
After thinking about TV shows, books, and movies from their childhood, students write about what they remember and revisit how they feel about it at an older age.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 1
Students explore the effects of music on a story by reading a story, novel, or play, viewing the musical version, and comparing the two. Students can then select a text read in class and create a musical adaptation.
Grades K – 5 | Professional Library | Journal
In this article, the author explains how singing can help students learn across the curriculum.