Children Learn What They Sing™
This package contains 5 Australian-specific curriculum-based songs for various grades. The content covers Australia, the Gold Rush, key people and events leading up to Australian Democracy, the government’s 9 values for Australian schools, and the Australian version of our song, ‘Healthy Kids’.
Targeting learning sequences of curriculum documents, it integrates learning across key areas of school curriculum, and is perfect for supporting and enhancing learning in Australian classrooms.
- Mp3 Vocal Tracks
- Mp3 Backing Track (Living Values)
- PDF Lyrics
- PDF Learning & Values Outcomes
- PDF Suggested Activities
- PDF Assembly & Performance Pieces
- Music Scores
‘Australia’ (Middle/Upper Primary), is an information-laden, curriculum song that discusses such things as states, capital cities, seas, islands, rivers, significant places, sites & environments, Aboriginal place names, etc.
*Pinterest Board: ‘Australia' (Free lesson plans, worksheets, posters, etc.)
‘Australian Democracy’ (Upper Primary) helps students to understand the meaning of democracy and to develop an appreciation for those who fought for rights and freedoms we enjoy today.
*Pinterest Board: ‘Australian Democracy’ (Free lesson plans, worksheets, posters, etc.)
‘Gold Fever!’ (Upper Primary) helps students to learn some of the key dates, events, and figures associated with the discovery of gold in Australia. It discusses some of the hardships and frustrations experienced by gold diggers and their families, that resulted in the famous Eureka Stockade.
*Pinterest Board: ‘Gold Fever!’ (Free lesson plans, worksheets, posters, etc.)
'Living Values' (K-12) (**Australian Lyrics version) is a whole school, anthem-style song that highlights nine core values:
- Care & Compassion
- Doing Your Best
- Honesty & Trustworthiness
- Understanding, Tolerance & Inclusion
- (The Government's Nine Values for Australian Schooling)
- *Sing To Learn: Blog Post ~ 'Living Values'
*Pinterest Board: 'Living Values' (Free lesson plans, worksheets, posters, etc.) </a>
‘Healthy Kids’ (K-6) is a content-laden song celebrating good nutrition, exercise and healthy living. It helps students to recognize the relationship between food & lifestyle choices and performance & wellbeing. *Tip: Sing and discuss Chorus only, with younger grades, and introduce verses with older grades...
*Sing To Learn: Blog Post: 'Healthy Kids'
*Pinterest Board: 'Healthy Kids' (Free lesson plans, worksheets, posters, etc.)
*More of our curriculum-based song packages on our Teach in a Box store
*COPYRIGHT: ©LYRICS: Nuala O’Hanlon / MUSIC: Kathryn Radloff: KEYSTONE CREATIONS ~ Educational Songs. All rights reserved. These songs and accompanying packages are for the use of the purchaser / purchasing school only. Neither this work nor any part of it may be reproduced, distributed, performed or displayed in any medium, including electronic or digital (except within purchasing school), without permission in writing from the copyright owner.
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