Scripture Memorization Strategy – Rhythm

Psalm 147_5 Chant_DuoToneAs I type the next sentence, I predict that I’ll be hearing a little chant in my head.

“Great is our Lord and mighty in power. His understanding has no limit.” Psalm 147:5

Yup. I heard the chant. That’s why I was able to type the verse from memory.  My Sunday school class of early elementary-aged students had a great time learning it this past week. As suggested by our curriculum (Early Elementary Teacher by WordAction Press), we put the verse into rhythm.

You can do this with any verse that you are trying to commit to memory. Clap hands, slap knees, stomp, or snap fingers while chanting the words. Make up a tune if that’s your thing.

To hear the rhythm that I composed…

Click on this link: Psalm 147:5 Chant  Then, slide your cursor to the upper left corner. Right under the “x” in the word “Text”, a red arrow will appear. Click the red arrow.


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