Often there are three verse sections with each one followed by a chorus or hook section. Use these repeated hook sections to make a statement that sums up the heart of your song.
As I have mentioned, I spent this week teaching some workshops at my school's Summer Academy. I thought I would share a couple of my favorite new things with you. It's rare when I don't have music playing in the background at any given moment and my classroom is no different.
I especially love when I find "cool" music for the classroom. Well, check this out! My school does the 7 Habits and I've heard some songs to go along with them, but was never super impressed with any of them This is a middle-schooler, Jannah Bolin, singing a 7 Habits song to Adele Nothing gave me chills this past year like listening to my little kiddos sing Adele from our Kidz Bop CD, so you can bet I'm teaching them this song early in the year!
I also LOVE some rap!
What can I say I'm an early 90s girl! This is a super cute NonFiction Text Features Rap that my sweet friend, Kristen, who presented with me at the workshops shared. I have never used it in my class, but I thought it was super cute. I'll be using it this year! My very first linky party when I created my blog last summer was all about music to use in the classroom.
I still refer back to that linky party to get great song ideas. You can visit it here.
I'd love to hear about them so I can add them to my ever-growing list! Off for a little lunch downtown with my mom and then we're hitting the gym!Writing From the Heart. One of the easiest ways to write a terrific story is to write about what you know.
You can use prompts below to help you harness your own life and background to come up with story ideas that are easy to develop. alphabetnyc.com is the place to go to get the answers you need and to ask the questions you want. Have fun writing lyrics and experimenting with different musical styles.
You can choose a musical genre or artist to inspire your creation, then you choose a few topics to write about and we map out a cool song based on your choices. For example, if the main idea is “how to rap” you could write in a separate bubble, where you write down the kinds of things that a rapper uses (like a microphone, a pen, a pad, and a beat).
Look for Inspiration Around You. Like I mentioned, ideas can come up any time and any place. Aug 12, · How to Write a Rap Song. Rap songs often come off as effortless, but they actually require a lot of time and effort to write.
Just go for a walk or listen to some more music and then go back to it later with a fresh min of ideas. Never give up! Just try to bring that inner rapper outside and one day you may become a professional rapper 77%().
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