‘Keep It Clean!' (Grades K-7) is a whole school, environmental rap song that highlights responsibility for protecting our planet, and provides students with simple, practical suggestions for caring for the environment.
This engaging, curriculum-aligned rap song, was selected for the ABC's 2010 SING! publication for Australian schools. The curriculum-aligned song is being played by schools, after recess and lunch as a signal for students to clean up the playground (we call this Pavlovian environmentalism...)! :-)
'A Lesson in Every Lyric'™
All of our resources are Covid-friendly. If your school is not allowed to sing at the moment because of restrictions, our song lyrics stand alone as curriculum content-rich poetry.
Tip for Younger Grades:
Start with chorus and actions, and one verse only, gradually adding other verses as they become familiar with the lyrics.
* Mp3 Vocal Track
* PDF Lyrics
* PDF Learning & Values Outcomes; Suggested Activities; Step-by-step, Assembly & Performance Piece
* Bonus Music Score
* A FREE copy of our 'Tips & Suggestions for Using Songs in Your Classroom'
Song video version is also downloadable (here's a video sample for you to hear how the song goes):
A Grade 2 assembly performance:
* 'Curriculum Karaoke™ ~ Integrating Classroom Learning Through Song'
* ‘Environment Matters’
Our songs target outcomes & learning sequences of curriculum documents and support & integrate classroom learning across key subject areas.
They are perfect for:
• Motivating and engaging students
• Introducing new units of work
• Kick-starting discussion
• Summarising & reinforcing learning content
• Aiding recall of important information
• Extending literacy
• Poetry units (lyric sheets)
• Arts integration
• Assembly & performance pieces
• Creating unity
• Distance learning...
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~ Brendan Hitchens, Teacher, Music In Action: A Magazine for Educators
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COPYRIGHT: ©Lyrics: Nuala O’Hanlon / Music: Kathryn Radloff: KEYSTONE CREATIONS ~ Educational Songs. All rights reserved. This song and accompanying package are for the use of the purchaser/purchasing school only. Neither this work nor any part of it may be reproduced, distributed, performed or displayed in any medium, including electronic or digital (except within purchasing school), without permission in writing from the copyright owner.
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