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Grand Old Duke Of York

The Grand Old Duke of York is a classic and familiar melody that is very accessible to young voices. Use this tune in you classes for a catchy song that will be stuck in your student's head all day.

Teaching sequence

Introduce the song by singing one of the verses for you students.

  • Use call and response to teach the first verse

  • when the students have become familiar with the melody teach them the other verses or let them attempt to learn them on their own.

  • Once your students are familiar with the melody and can sing acapella or accompanied by a single instrument add the GrooveTrack.

  • Use lower volumes so the students can hear themselves and slightly louder volumes as they become confident in their singing

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