Second grade teacher, Kelly Clark, talks about how Common Core Rap has impacted her Science lessons and the way her students learn. A big thank you to Mrs. Clark for sharing her experience and fuzing music with education!
Production for inquiry skills is underway! The inquiry skills rap will discuss what it takes to be a good scientist and how to use tools of the trade. This rap will explore: comparing, measuring, classifying, observing, and predicting data; investingations, experiments, and hypotheses; variables, measurements, accuracy, and communication. The video shoot is scheduled for June 23rd. Expect Inquiry Skills Rap Song and Video in the Common Core Rap Store by month’s end! As always, thanks for following along and continuing to provide positive feedback. To understand the world, I need to use science / To find information, I need to inquire
Common Core Rap’s newest video, Habitats, has been added to the Common Core Rap Store. You can preview a 45 second clip of Habitats by clicking the image above. The full length song is also available for download at the Common Core Rap Store. If you would like to rap over the instrumental version of Habitats or download classroom handout for a quick lesson, the Lyrics & Worksheets page give you access to those resources.
Common Core Concepts covered in Habitats include: habitat, environment, ecosystem, shelter, instincts, physical adaptions, behavioral adaptions, basic needs, nutrients, survive, forests, taigas, tundra, grasslands, deserts, rivers, lakes, streams, wetlands
Filming for Habitats, the newest Common Core Rap song about different types of habitats, environments, ecosystems, and more has completed. Over the next few days, we will be putting post production touches on the video and adding lyrics with a Habitats classroom handout. Habitats will be available in the Common Core Rap Store in just a few days!
This, this, this is my habitat / Everything I need, this place has all of that!
Work has begun on Habitat, the next video in commoncorerap.com’s science series. Habitat will be the last science video for a few months as we transition into other subject areas! Over the summer break, we will be implementing a lot of exciting features to the site including the ability for teachers and schools to stream our videos unlimited!
Habitat will cover: environments, ecosystems, types of habitats, nutrients, adaptations, the things plants and animals need to survive, and more.
Expect Habitat in the Common Core Rap Store and our Teachers Pay Teachers Store by May 23rd!
We now have free worksheets available for each of our rap videos! To print your own commoncorerap.com worksheets, click the View Lyrics & Worksheets link at the top of the page. Now, your students can follow along and fill in vocabulary words as they learn the songs! We hope you enjoy our latest addition and look forward to hearing about how they work in your classroom. As always, thanks for your continued support. You all make the hard work worth it!
We did it! Life Cycles – Plant, Insect, and Animal Rap Video is now complete! We have neatly package the life cycles of 3 different kingdoms into a 3 minute video! Life Cycles is available to preview on our Preview Videos page. And if you like what you see, both Life Cycles Rap Song and Life Cycles Rap Video are available for direct download at the Common Core Rap Store. Enjoy!
Common Core Concepts covered in Life Cycles include: plants, seeds, germination, seedlings, pollination, fertilization, genes, insects, metamorphosis, nymphs, eggs, pupa, larvae, cocoon, butterfly, incomplete and complete metamorphosis, animals, reproduce, hereditary traits, instincts, learned behaviors, mammals, survival
We are currently in the post production phase for our latest rap video, Life Cycles. The Life Cycles rap covers life cycles for plants, insects, and animals! Ava and Khari worked hard on the moves and it looks great. Life Cycle will be available to preview and purchase on or before April 24. Plants produce seeds, then germination leads to seedlings . . . Check back soon!