Grade 4 (Wit and Wisdom)

This is not a site officially connected to Great Minds curriculum WIT AND WISDOM
but teachers have requested songs to use with this content rich curriculum.
for further information on Wit and Wisdom visit GreatMinds.org

How to Use Songs in the Classroom by Dr. Timothy Rasinski

Here are some suggestions for classroom use:

  1. Teachers, familiarize yourself with the video.
  2. To get the most out of your class, download the powerpoint and use the mp3 recording. I am trying to add captions to the videos, but it is a labor intensive project. The powerpoint, used in conjunction with the mp3, is an excellent fluency activity. (Kindergarten is optional, but seeing the words they’re singing is like watching TV with captions–it all helps)
  3. Remember, songs are easy to memorize. Once they’ve done the song for five days, the benefits of the fluency activity are negligible.
  4. Any problems, please email me <stephengriffith.com@gmail.com>
  5. Below are a few suggestion for grade level songs. [Thank you for all the teacher input.]

Grade 4: Module 3: The Redcoats are Coming

Other Songs from the Time of the Revolutionary War

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