Grade: all
Subject: Language

#3208. Spanish Vowel Cadence

Language, level: all
Posted Tue Aug 24 18:31:34 PDT 2004 by Robert D. Rose Jr. (el.profesor@comcast.net).
Jackson Elementary, , Kingsport, TN, USA
Materials Required: Chaulk Board or Vowel Cutouts
Activity Time: 5
Concepts Taught: Spanish Vowel Sounds

Review with students the Spanish vowel sounds and you are ready to sing cadence.

Teacher: Teacher, teacher can't you see?
Students Repeat
Teacher: What this Spanish has done to me!
Students Repeat
Teacher: Qu?
Students: A . . . E
Teacher: Qu dice?
Students: I . . . O . . . U
Teacher: Todos juntos!
Students: A . . . E . . . (CLAP) I . . . O . . . U
Teacher: Otra vez!
Students: A . . . E . . . (CLAP) I . . . O . . . U
Teacher: El burro sabe ms que t.
Students Repeat
Teacher: El burro sabe ms que t.
Students Repeat

This last line uses all 5 vowels sounds together!

I've used this with students form 1st grade to 12th and they all hate my singing but we have lots of fun singing it!