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School House Rock Grammar Songs
Grammar Songs from SchoolHouse Rock Videos are Timeless
Countless kids (and more than a few teens) have learned their adverbs and adjectives from these nine Schoolhouse Grammar Rock video songs. My classes, like those across the country, have unpacked their adjectives and spent some time at Conjunction Junction. Even though they're "old school," kids enjoy them as much today as when they were originally released in the 1970s and 80's.
In addition to these musical mnemonics, I've included some lesson plan links and links to "new school" interactive websites to help your kids learn their English grammar.
A Noun is Person, Place or Thing
So many different kinds of nouns! Proper, common, concrete, count, noncount, and collective. Learn all about nouns on ChompChomp
Unpack Your Adjectives
Looking for an adjective? ESL Desk has a list of more than 700 commonly used adjectives.
See if your word is a conjunction by looking on this list of conjunctions from Grammar Revolution.
Rock Your Students' World with Schoohouse - Has the original 50+ songs created
My 21st century kids have learned their grammar with these catchy old school tunes, along with millions of students. This anniversary edition includes all the songs ever created, including math, science and history tunes. They'll have your kids humming and learning, 3 minutes at a time. This 2-disc DVD set includes classics as "Conjunction Junction," "Three is a Magic Number," "I'm Just A Bill" and "Electricity, Electricity." And it features an all-new song about the Electoral College, "I'm Gonna Send Your Vote To College" written by the show's original creators.
Lolly Lolly Lolly Get Your Adverbs Here
Do you want to know if your word is an adverb? Check out this list of more than 3,000 adverbs.
If you want to know if a word is a preposition, look it up on the
Let's find out how old you are
Did You Learn Grammar with Schoolhouse Rock on TV?
Verb: That's What's Happening
Is your word a verb? Find it on this list of regular and irregular verbs on the EnglishClub.com.
Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla - Pronouns
Is both a noun or a pronoun? Check it out on Grammar Revolution's list of pronouns.
The Tale of Mr. Morton - Subject and Predicate
What's the subject and what's the predicate? Learn how to identify subject and predicate using these exercises from Jefferson County Schools.
Yowzaaah! Can't live without an interjection every now and then. Grammar Revolution has a good list of commonly used interjections.
LearningReviews Grammar directory lists 20 more websites, games and apps to help students of all ages learn English grammar. And they're free!
Get Your Grammar Here! - Lessons and grammar interactives & games
- Thinkfinity Grammar Lessons, Activities & Assessments
More than 80 lessons, activities, worksheets, and evaluations rubrics for teaching K-12 kids grammar. Most come from ReadWriteThink.org.
- Grammar Practice Park
Harcourt School Publishers has a series of interactive games on types of sentences, punctuation, subject-verb agreement, and more, for students in grades 3-5.