Rock It! Transform Classroom Learning with Movement, Songs, and Stories has over 100 activities you can implement today in your elementary classroom to energize your students and help them learn.
All of the movement activities, songs, and stories for teaching math and English language arts are aligned with Common Core State Standards in grades K - 5 to help you meet those learning goals. Other activities help students learn science, social studies, and health curriculum topics. There are also ideas for movement warm-ups, breaks, and creating a strong classroom community.
Research shows that getting kids active while learning helps engage the brain. The activities in Rock It! will get your students rocking to the beat of success.
"Hundreds of ideas that every teacher loves - practical, brain-friendly, Common Core aligned and immediately effective."
- Pat Wyman, author, Amazing Grades and founder, HowToLearn.com
"In a test- and data-driven society, Rock It! brings back the fun to motivate student learning."
- J.D. Hughes, author, PE2 the Max
CHAPTER 1: Movement Warm-Ups
CHAPTER 2: Teaching Math with Movement and Stories
CHAPTER 3: Teaching Language Arts with Movement and Stories
CHAPTER 4: Teaching Science, Social Studies, and Health with Movement and Stories
CHAPTER 5: Songs for Learning
CHAPTER 6: Movement Breaks
CHAPTER 7: Rhythms and Chants
CHAPTER 8: Creating a Quality Classroom Culture with Movement and Stories
COMMON CORE STANDARDS ALIGNMENT CHART