Category Archives: Music

Uploading to Lyrics Training

Yesterday, we showed you how to create your own cloze activities on LyricsTraining.com. But what if the song you want to use as an activity isn’t there? Well, it’s easy to add a song by adding your own lyrics and … Continue reading

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Lyrics Training Creating a Cloze

If you are participating in March Music Madness, you probably have used a fill-in-the-blank Cloze activity before with a song. Perhaps, you’ve checked out the site lyricstraining.com. While this site was a great way for students to practice typing in … Continue reading

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March Music Madness 2017

It’s here! Our favorite time of year: When 16 songs go head-t0-head to see which hit will de declared the winner of March Music Madness. Our 2016 Bracket was a success, with students falling in love with the eventual winner. And … Continue reading

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Immigration with Esperanza

I have been using the TPRS Publishing novel, Esperaza, with my 8th grade class and over halfway through the book, it has been a success. My students have particularly enjoyed listening to the audio book as they read. I find … Continue reading

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March Music Champion

And the winner is…. I had the students fill out a survey as part of the voting process and here’s a few key notes:

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MarzodeMusica 2016

March Music Madness 2016 is just around the corner. We are ready for another fun competition where songs go head-to-head to decide a winner. This years bracket features 16 songs and we’ve broken them down to 4 categories: Bachata, Pop, Rock/Urbano, … Continue reading

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Un Besito Mas

Amor is the most used word in Spanish pop music, followed by vida, día, noche, and corazón. We recently took the lyrics from Jesse and Joy’s new album “Un Besito Más” and found the top 50 words that appeared the … Continue reading

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English Pop Music in Spanish

What’s better than taking songs that your students already know and enjoy in English and listening to the Spanish version? Your students will be fascinated listening to the Spanish version of Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off or other current popular … Continue reading

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Music Recommendation

Last week, Raquel Sofia released her first album, Te Quiero Los Domingos. If you are looking for some good music to listen to this summer, then you need to check this out. You may have heard her song “Agridulce” that … Continue reading

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March Madness Song Bracket

This is one of my favorite lessons. I’ve only done it once so far, but it was a big hit with my students. I love playing music all the time anyway, so this was just a fun way to incorporate … Continue reading

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