Tunes Tuesday - Ideas By Jivey: For the Classroom

Tunes Tuesday

I'm so excited to see all the link ups for ideas to integrate music into grammar!! Nick came up with a great idea! :)

I chose the song, "Home" by Phillip Phillips. I went through a few different options, but sadly, things kept coming up in the lyrics of the ones I chose that would make me go, "ooooooh never mind."

Here is the video- but click HERE for the Safeshare link! (I hope you know about safeshare.tv! It's an awesome site- paste the link to a youtube video and it removes all ads, and it also removes the thumbnails of related videos that are usually way inappropriate as well as the comments! It's a lifesaver!)


I thought this song was perfect to search for contractions!
Grab the lyrics with directions for free!
Now I know I'm cheating a little bit, but I am also guest blogging today over at my BBB Christy's blog, Teaching Tales Along the Yellow Brick Road! Please head over (and become a follower of Christy's if you aren't already!!) and check out a fun Tried It Tuesday!

Teaching Tales Along the Yellow Brick Road

AAAAAAAAAND P.S. don't forget to come back for Workshop Wednesday tomorrow and share how you prepare your workshops PRE-students! What resources are you reading or using? What tools are must-haves? How do you arrange it all? :) Click here or the button below to see how I set up my Writer's Workshop as well as the links of all the other great bloggers from this month!

16 comments

  1. Thanks so much for the Safeshare tip. I had not heard about it and love that!!

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  3. I *puffy heart* Taylor Swift and this song! :)
    Theresa
    Pinkadots Elementary

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  4. Thank you for the resource. I love incorporating music into my lessons. Also, I did not know about Safeshare. I will definitely use that in the future. I appreciate the tip!

    Mary

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  5. Linking educational concepts to music is a GREAT way to connect with students, no doubt about it. (I LOVE all the link ups out there, too!) For the upper elementary students I teach, the "hotter" the song, the better! Tie-ins to American Idol are a big plus, too! :) ~Deb
    Crafting Connections

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  6. Thank you for the safeshare tip! Loving this idea! Thanks for making it so easy for us...this makes learning come alive for our kiddos. Love it! :)

    Lisa
    Fluent in Fourth

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  7. I'm so glad I read this. I didn't know about Safeshare either. You could probably write a blog post about how to use it...since it seems like not many of us have heard of it. :)

    Great song choice...love Phillip Phillips.

    Wendy
    Read With Me ABC

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  8. Thanks so much for linking up and sharing your safeshare tip. I hadn't heard of it either! I know what you mean about lyrics...kids' music these days...amiright?!

    -Nick
    Sweet Rhyme – Pure Reason
    Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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  9. hahaha disregard that one Jivey! Although I do love Taylor, I swear I read the song Red...it must have been another blogger's page!

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  10. Oh...I'm excited about this one! Thanks for sharing about SafeShare also. I added it to my list of links to check out!
    Alison
    Rockin' and Lovin' Learnin'

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  11. We use safeshare at school! It is the only way we are allowed to show youtube videos. Thanks for sharing your lesson ideas!

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  12. Awesome- I just love this song! I did not know about safeshare...what an awesome resources. Thanks for sharing!
    ♬Kay
    On the Trail of Learning

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  13. I love this song too! Thanks for the safeshare tip-never heard of it! You're a wealth of knowledge! :O)
    xoxo
    Joanne
    Head Over Heels For Teaching

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  14. Thanks for the Safeshare tip! I didn't know such a thing existed and all of those things you mentioned are something I fear with using YouTube with my 4th graders.

    Jennifer
    Mrs. Laffin's Laughings

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  15. Great song choice and love SAFESHARE! Thank you so much for sharing!!

    Susan

    www.lopezlandlearners.blogspot.com

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  16. Thank you for introducing me to Safeshare!! I have already looked up videos on my school videos pinterest board and saved the safeshare link in my Evernote folder so I can access them at school this year...I may have to post about that later...I think some of the teachers at my site check my blog once in a while and it will be great for them too!
    Thanks,
    Nancy
    The Apple Basket Teacher

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