Sing Along with the Old Lady!
by Traci Swain
Watch this Scholastic Book Clubs–exclusive teacher-review video for There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose! to discover how one second grade teacher holds a sing-along in his classroom to teach the five components of reading.
Some books were just meant to be sung!
Paul Garcia, a second grade teacher from Private Nicholas Minue School in Carteret, New Jersey, loves bringing his guitar to class so that he and his students can sing along to There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose! He finds that the fun rhyming words offer a creative way to teach the five components of reading:
• Phonemic awareness
Play Paul’s video review to see how There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose! fits into your Valentine’s Day curriculum.
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