4. Storytelling, songs, games and roleplay
4.1. Songs, poems and rhymes
Singing together and reciting poetry or rhymes can help to make all learners feel included because individual performance is not in focus. The rhyme and rhythm in songs and poems makes them easy to remember and helps language and speech development.
Activity 2.8: Using songs
Watch the video below where the teacher is using songs in a Grade 1 lesson. As you watch, take notes in your Teacher Notebook to answer these questions:
Check your answers with other teachers.
Plan your own song activity
Think about what you are teaching next week and with the teachers in your TGM think of a song, poem or rhyme that could support learning. Think about how you can use it and anything you might need to prepare before the lesson.