Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Getting Down With The "I PICK" Rap

 I found something fun today on YouTube that I'm loving and wanted to share with all of you. I first learned about the acronym for "I Pick" through the Daily Five.  But even if you don't use Daily Five and have zero desire to ever use it, teaching our littlest learners how to pick books that are just right for them is something that you're probably doing at the beginning of the year. The "I Pick" rap is a great way to get kiddos moving and grooving as they develop stellar reading habits!

{Click the image above to watch the video}

 A fabulous teacher named Mrs. Kuieck posted this video of her class engaged in the "I Pick" rap on You Tube. I think it's awesome!! So I had my kiddos watch and start practicing it today. We made up some of our own movements and had lots of fun! It's only day two, so I know they haven't truly internalized the meaning of purpose and comprehend, but this song will help as we continue to talk and learn about them and what they mean. So Keep Calm and Rap On :)


  1. Thank you for posting this! I LOVE it!
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  2. This is so cute!! I know my kids will love it!! :)
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  3. This is darling!! I am familiar with the I Pick strategy, but have never seen the rap before. I was planning on introducing I Pick tomorrow, so you have perfect timing! Thank you :)

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