Back to School Literacy and Action Song “Summertime, Summertime”

Back to School Literacy and Action Song “Summertime, Summertime”

“Summertime, Summertime” action song is perfect to kick off your elementary back to school S.E.L & literacy activities.

https://youtu.be/cwVrVSQtIZA

CONNECT TO STUDENTS

Your students will love the fun actions!  You’ll be able to have them singing and moving together at the beginning of the school year. These kinds of activities can help you build classroom community too!

Singing the song, reading the lyrics, and doing some of the literacy activities, will provide you the opportunity to learn all about your student’s summertime activities. 

Making these connections is so important at the beginning of the school year. Use the song to have conversations about each student’s summer activities. You’ll be able to learn about your students as you integrate the song, movement, and literacy activities into your first weeks of school.

Be sure to add “Summertime, Summertime” to your Spotify or Apple Music playlist!

“Summertime, Summertime” LINK

 CONNECT SINGING & MOVING WITH LITERACY SKILLS

Connect learning with movement actions. Students will swim, jump, surf, paddle, dig, fish, hike, and run along with animal friends.

Each action word is on the vocabulary list. There are flashcards for each action word and the coloring activities are based on the actions too.

The writing activities can help your students get back into swing of reading and writing through singing and moving!

Supports PreK-3rd Grade Reading Standards.

EASY TO USE

Videos are easy to use in your google classroom, projector or computer and tablet screens.

Play the Video &/or Mp3 tracks during your morning meeting or as students are transitioning to other activities

TONS OF MATERIALS

Materials include flashcards, printables, video, mp3 tracks, presentation, and teaching ideas.

RESOURCE INCLUDES:

  • Video
  • Presentation PPT. & Pdf.
  • 9 Coloring Sheets (each action)
  • 8 Writing Activities (templates in 3 versions for Pre-K-3rd grade)
  • Song Lyric Flash Cards
  • Vocabulary Flash Cards
  • Vocabulary Sheet
  • Lyric Sheet
  • Vocal & Mp3 Tracks

WORKSHEETS INCLUDE:

  • LYRICS
  • VOCABULARY LIST
  • WRITE the vocabulary word underneath the picture.
  • VOCABULARY: Practice writing the vocabulary words
  • MATCHING:  Draw a line from the picture to the word Vocab Action words.
  • MATCHING:  Draw a line from the picture to the word Animal words.
  • “SUMMERTIME” (Place a picture of the student in the center of the sun. Have the student color in the sun and put the date and name at the bottom of the page.)
  • “SUMMERTIME” (You can use this page to practice writing the action words, vocabulary words, short sentences to describe summertime, or any writing activity.)
  • “My Favorite summertime activity is/was…”  (Students can write about their favorite summertime activities.)
  • “Summertime is/was” (2 versions. 1 with pictures, 1 for students to draw a picture.  Use to write key vocabulary words, a poem, short paragraph or letter.)

HOW TO USE

These activities can be used in centers over several class times. They are perfect for your Daily 5 and literacy centers/stations.

The literacy activities include matching vocabulary words, writing prompts, and coloring sheets for each action in the song.

Finally, kick off your elementary back to school literacy activities with a fun action song and creative literacy activities.

Your students will love the fun actions!

The song will give you the chance to learn all about your student’s summertime activities. 

Connect learning with movement actions. Students will swim, jump, surf, paddle, dig, fish, hike, and run along with animal friends.

The writing activities can help your students get back into swing of reading and writing through singing and moving! Supports PreK-3rd Grade Reading Standards.

GET THE RESOURCE: “Summertime” Action Song, Literacy Activities, Video,Mp3 Tracks

If you’re interested in the song and some music activities, you’ll want to look at this resource:

“SUMMERTIME, SUMMERTIME” ACTION SONG AND MUSIC ACTIVITIES

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Sandra from Sing Play Create

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