Thursday, November 29, 2012

Thursday Tune

Those in early childhood know young children make sense of new things based on what they have previously heard and experienced.  In Language Arts we've been working on present and past tense verbs.  It's a rather abstract concept, so made up a song to help them remember.  It's to the tune of "Ten Little Indians."

     A present tense verb is happening right now.
     A present tense verb is happening right now.
     A present tense verb is happening right now.
     I am.  He is.  They are.

     A past tense verb has already happened.
     A past tense verb has already happened.
     A past tense verb has already happened.
     She was.  It did.  We were.

It was a bit too abstract for some, apparently.
They sang, "A president's verb is happening right now."

Don't you just love their logic following all the recent Presidential election sound bites they heard?

3 comments:

  1. LOL! That's priceless... Love the song!

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  2. What a great song. I'm going to subscribe to your blog to see if you have more like this. This is perfect!

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  3. Welcome, Jason! So glad you've joined my Wagoneers. Click the Songs label for some more of my cornball creations.

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