8 Read & Sing Along Songs provides
a structure for reading instruction using music & song. The reading strategies
can be adapted to all students. The book explains the program and how easily it
can be used in classrooms.
songs, similar to folk songs, are easy to listen to and fun to sing. The
repetition helps cement words into long term memory. Once words are in
long term memory, they can be accessed automatically and reading will become
songs are excellent for reading and language development. Reading skills
include consonants, consonant blends, consonant digraphs, and short and long
vowels. The song themes can be used for language development. Student skill activities can
be purchased separately.
8 songs are original songs. They were written using high frequency sight
words, important words, and skill words for grades 1 and 2.