Most teachers of ELL’s, especially Beginners, are familiar with the “jazz chants” developed by Carolyn Graham. These are short, musical….chants that can be used very effectively in the classroom. She has written books sharing them, and I, like many other teachers, have created our own.
Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto has just written an excellent blog post sharing the process Graham uses to develop these chants.
It has some excellent tips…