May 2, 2012

Great ways to use songs as lesson openers!

VERY VARIED VOICES

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This is an excellent and fun way to open a lesson. Students practice vocabulary through songs and chants with very varied voices.

GROUPING: Whole class
OBJECTIVE: To practice vocabulary

WHAT YOU NEED:

• Song/chant

HOW TO:

•Sing the song/chant with very varied voices
HERE ARE SOME FAVORITES:
Mouse squeak
Opera singing
Robot voice
Whisper voice
Deep voice
High voice
Hold you nose voice
Growling voice


VARIATION:

Add some very varied actions to your very varied voices.
Suggested Actions:
Movie Star kisses/waves
Dribble and Shoot
Snapping
Jumping Jacks
Weight Lifting
Lumberjack

Happy Teaching!
Lori

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