ERIC Number: ED429710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Developing Reading and Writing through Music.
Bradley, K. Sue; Bradley, Jack
This document outlines a presentation on the use of music activities to develop reading and composition skills in young children. The outline describes how music contributes to language arts development and presents several classroom activities. Activities to develop reading through music involve creating new verses to songs, cumulative story building, matching rhyming words, illustrating a song, using sound substitutions, and tongue twisters. Activities for composition focus on the importance of tone to illustrate the author's attitudes toward the subject and the audience. Contains 18 references. (KB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual TCTE Conference (34th, Fort Worth, TX, February 4-6, 1999).