JAZZ CHANT

WHY JAZZ CHANTS • • • • • • • Learning is fun Full participation Indirect learning Unconscious learning/conscious Students internalizing the structures Drillings becomes meaningful Specific grammar-points to internalize .

Cognitive and emotional .• Jazz Chants-drills with a difference • a. repetitions-variations of pitch. rhythm-exaggerated-helps retention (permanent memory) • b. It’ situational-teaching grammar in context. • c. tone and space. • d.

JAZZ CHANT I went to Costa Rica one fine day. Warm loving people with hearts so kind. . And what did I find? What did I find? Warm loving people with hearts so kind. I went to Costa Rica one fine day.

Where does he sleep? He sleeps at the bank Why does he spend all day. When does he work? He works all day. Where does he work? He works at the bank.big bank.all night. Where does he study? He studies at the bank. He works all night. at the bank. At the great .all night. More than his life! .at the bank? Because he loves His bank More than his wife.at the bank.BANKER’S WIFE’S BLUES • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Where doe John live? He lives at the bank. And he loves his money. All day. At the bank .

. do. Warm loving people with hearts so kind. I do. do. I do. I do. I do. I do. I do. do.JAZZ CHANT I have a class in California yes I do I have a class in California yes I do And what did I find? What did I find? Warm loving people with hearts so kind. do.

. I saw a cat. I saw a cat! What sound did the cat make? What did you say? What sound did the cat make? Meow. meow. Meow. meow? Yes. meow! Change the animals and their sounds to form new chants! Two I saw a cat. Meow. meow.Animal Sounds • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • One What did you see? What did you see? I saw a cat! You saw a cat? Yes. Meow. meow.

Shh. hush. Oops! I’m sorry! .” What did you say? Shut up! Baby’s sleeping! Waaaaaaa! Not anymore.Hush. baby’s sleeping. “the baby is sleeping. What did you say? I said.” Two What did you say? Three What did you say? I said. Baby’s sleeping. shh. “please be quiet. baby’s sleeping. Hush! • • • • • • • • • • • • • • One Hush.

to see.Our Five Senses • • • • • • • • • • • • • • These are my eyes. to smell. to hear. to see. my hands. my eyes. to hear. my ears. I use my hands to touch. my nose. I use my ears to hear. to smell. my ears. . to taste. my tongue. to taste. I use my tongue to taste. to touch. my hands. I use my eyes to see. my nose. This is my nose. This is my tongue. These are my hands. to touch. my tongue. I use my nose to smell. my eyes. These are my ears.

eight Nine. say two.Say What? • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • One Say one. say four. ten Is that all? Two Say what? Say what? . say ten. Say the numbers again! Oh. so that’s what! One. Say three. Say what? Say what? Say five. Say what? Say what? Say nine. say six. four Five. two Three. say eight. six Seven. Say what? Say what? Say seven.

a teacher. A teacher was I. Oh I will be a teacher. farmer. dentist. Oh I will be a teacher. a teacher.e. NB: “Teacher” can be substitued with other occupations i. a teacher. Oh once I was a teacher. a teacher. doctor.Oh Once I Was A Teacher • • • • Oh once I was a teacher. soldier. . Get students to brainstorm! Future tense could also be used: . a teacher I’ll be.

Sh. Sh. Stop that noise. Sh. Come on boys tell all the girls. Sh. Stop that noise! Sh. Stop that noise.. Stop that noise. Tell all the girls to stop that noise. Sh. Come on boys. Sh.. Tell all the boys to stop that noise. Stop that noise. Stop that noise! . A bit louder Sh. Sh. Sh. Louder still Sh... Tell everybody to stop that noise! Very loud! Sh. Stop that noise. Sh....Stop That Noise ! • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Whisper Sh. Sh. Sh...... Stop that noise.. Come on girls tell all the boys.... come on girls.

Present your jazz chant to the rest of the class. 4.Practise your jazz chant and dramatize it. prepare a jazz chant based on different places in the hospital.In groups of four. . 3 . 2 – Illustrate your jazz chant and paste it up around the class.TASK ONE 1.

Give a score of 1-10 for each group. 2. go around the class and asssess your peers’ work.TASK 2 1.In your own groups. .

Assessment sheet Group Jazz Chant Score (10%) .

Sister Rose Sister. Sister. Sister Rose .• • • • • • We went round the room 2x And guess what we saw 2x Male Medical (2x) by many groups 2x Guess who’s on your mind 2x Sister Rose.