Song Index (edchange.org) :
Themes : Race and Ethnicity - Social Class - Age
- Gender - General & Other - Education...
- Songlists (mapville.com) :
Geography - Animal - Kissing songs - Food & Drink -
About Space -
Wrong Side of the Tracks - About Roses...
Rhymes - SUNG + ANIMATIONS
- You can read them. (tripod.com/nursery_school)
- SING-ALONG - The Menzies Era - Songs : 1949 to 1972 - (menziesera.com)
- Mama Lisa's
Chidren's Songs and Nursery Rhymes of All Nations - You can listen to the music.
& Poems :
Seasons - Special Days - Animals - Vegetation - Food - Family
& Friends - Language Arts - Math - At School...
and Songs about :
100th Day - Alphabet - Animals - Baby - Back To School - Beach
& Ocean - Birthday - Bugs - Camping - Circle - Time - Circus
- Clothes & Shoes - Colors - Community Helpers - Dental
Health - Disney - Family - Farm - Fire Safety - Flowers &
Plants - Food - Forest - Friendship - Garden - Graduations -
Hats - Health & Safety - Holidays - Hospital - Kites - Jungle
& Rainforest - Manners - Me, Myself, & I - Medieval
Monsters - Months - My Body - Numbers - Nursery Rhymes - Olympics
- Picnic - Praise of God - Reptiles & Pond Life - Senses
- Seasons - Shape - Space - Spiders - Teddy Bears - Transitions - Transportation - Weather - Western
- Song sheets - "Sheets to be used with popular children's songs. Sheets
. " (eslkidstuff.com)
On Song : Classic Songs - Covers - Songwriting
- Quizzes... (BBC)
- Songs with videos , lyrics and worksheets
Music galleries : most recent / slow / fast / nursery rhymes
- Learning and Teaching Resources for Learning English through Poems and Songs - 37 pages
"Teachers are encouraged to adapt, modify and develop their own resources or make use of other relevant materials to suit the needs and interests of their students."
ex : “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer
“Dreams” by Langston Hughes
“My Favorite Things” from the musical The Sound of Music
“I Believe I Can Fly” by R. Kelly
Poem and Song Vocabulary (Page 6)
Writing poems, etc.
- BUSY BEAVERS - English Songs and Videos for Young Learners
"This site is filled with fun songs, videos, games, worksheets and much more."
ex: It's rainy (sunny, windy...)
- Tune into English - Songs with worksheets + Karaoke
"Our theory :
- Meaningful, Motivating, Memorable
- Creates a positive learning environment
- Involves “left and right” brains
- Improves Grammar, Vocabulary and Pronunciation
- Flexible, Authentic, Easily Available "
- Learn English
- with "a catalogue of 16 original grammatically based english
language teaching songs.
They teach English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation"
The songs are "MP3 audio downloads and supported by pdf downloadable
ESL Song Directory - to download
"Need a song that helps teach the present perfect tense? Looking
for a fun listening activity to practise R-L discrimination?
a song that discusses chemistry? The ESL Song Directory contains an
indexed listing for more than 400 popular songs appropriate
for teaching in ESL classes of all levels. Each song entry in the
listing, names the artist(s), the album(s) or CDs where the track
can be found and indexed notes about the grammatical structures,
themes and functions the song contains."
Musical English Lessons International "provides
free studying tips & worksheets for teachers & students of English,
based on commercial songs, the classics, stories, rhyming verse, travel
reports & other current topics."
Beyonce / Black-eyed Peas / Elvis Presley / Eminem / Pink / Pink Floyd
/ Puff Daddy / Queen / Robbie Williams / Rod Stewart ...
Learn a Song Podcast
"Learn to sing folk songs, campfire songs and group-singing
songs that native English speakers sing."
- Jukebox - Listen and Download (bearzcave.com) Enregistrement
- New York Philharmonic
Musician's Lounge, Composers' Gallery, Instrument Storage Room, Instrument
Laboratory, Conductor/Soloist Dressing Rooms, Newsstand, Games (quizzes, scavenger hunts), and Composer's Workshop.
"L'introduction de la chanson dans le cycle central permet-elle d'améliorer
la compréhension et l'expression orales ?"
- mémoire de 34 pages
songs in the esl classroom : suggested activities
pour enfants :
Songs to teach the alphabet, counting, days of the week, etc.-
Songs to make you laugh -
Songs about stuff that's yummy for the tummy! -
Animals - Nature - Spiritual -
Valentine's Day, Hallowe'en and Christmas songs
Chansons to listen to about :
alphabet - animals - books - colours - dinosaurs - fashion - football
- human body - monsters - pets - rainforest - robots
Songs for teaching
- Using Children's Music to Teach Content Area Subjects :
Family and Everyday Life / Foreign Language / Mathematics / Musical
Instruments and Theory / Reading / Science / Social Studies
Songs by Subject :
Animal Songs - Colours and Clothes - Festivals - Greetings & Seasons
- Numbers -
Parts of the Body or Songs for Movement and Dance - Professions -
IN SONG (folkarchive.de) :
|THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
SONGS OF THE SEA
1800s: IMMIGRATION FROM EUROPE & THE WESTWARD MOVEMENT
OUTLAWS & BADMEN (and -WOMEN)
SONGS FROM PENITENTIARIES & CHAIN GANGS
THE CIVIL WAR
THE RAILROAD IN AMERICAN SONG
TRAMPS, HOBOES, MIGRANT WORKERS, HOMELESS
TRAGEDIES AND DISASTERS
WORLD WAR I
THE LABOR MOVEMENT
1920s & 1930s; THE DEPRESSION & THE NEW DEAL
WORLD WAR II
LATE 1940s & 1950s: McCARTHY "WITCH-HUNTS;" NUCLEAR ARMS
RACE, THE KOREA WAR RACE RELATIONS & THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
1960s: THE BOMB SCARE, THE GENERATION GAP, THE VIET-NAM WAR
Idem, but with the historical background (folkarchive.de)
Guy Fawkes -
In good King Charles's golden days -
Maybe it's Because I'm a Londoner -