?La Cucaracha,? http://ingeb.org/songs/lacucara.html.
This song was chosen as a listening song to give children a ?taste? of Spanish music. Most children will probably be familiar with this song but may not know the meaning (translation) behind the song. This song is grade appropriate because the children would be purely listening to the song and then trying to sing any parts they pick up through listening to song several times. ?La Cucaracha? would be a song used in the beginning of the lesson for the students to guess what the upcoming unit would be about. Then once the students guessed it was about a cockroach, the teacher would tell the students that the upcoming unit was about insects. To complete the day?s lesson, the teacher would ask the students if they recognized any differences between the Spanish music and English music other than the language difference. Then the students would act out the song assigning one child to be the cockroach and acting out the two verses.
?The Ants go Marching,? Goodnoe Elementary (Council Rock School District), Mrs. Schiffer.
This song would be used as a way to integrate science and math into the
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