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GCSE Edexcel Music Theory Work Booklet

GCSE Edexcel Music Theory Work Booklet

A work booklet to prepare students in Music Theory. I will be using it to prepare students for the Edexcel 9-1 exam, but this resource may be useful to other examination boards also. It covers: - Elements of Music - Rhythm - Notation, Time Signatures, Dictation, Dotted Rhythms, Ties, Triplets. - Pitch - Treble Clef, Bass Clef, Alto Clef, Keyboard Layout, Scales - Chromatic, Major and Minor, Degrees of the Scale, Key Signatures, Modes, Intervals, Chords, Inversions, Cadences - t Instruments of the Orchestra - Layout, Strings, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion

By hayleysbeep86

Renaissance: Pastime With Good Company

Renaissance: Pastime With Good Company

There is a 'how to' guide to using my resources. This is a full unit of work based on learning the medieval music and arranging ‘Pastime With Good Company’ to a genre of their choice These resources are used online by the students PLUS the physical resources for the classroom including all the scores. This resource contains; * How to Guide * SoW * Brief * ISS / Homework activities * Google Drive / VLE Resources (Logbooks for practical, KWL, Self & Peer Critiques, Performance Evaluation, Project Evaluation, plus all the printables for home viewing) * For Books or as a binded resource (Front page, learning habits, marking symbols, level & target, radar) * Resources (Pastime With Good Company’ scores / sheet music – The roses in the corner indicates the difficulty for personalised learning). Sheet music caters for keyboard, vocals, ukulele and guitar.

By keri-anne_pentecost

Hall of the Mountain King - Fife

Hall of the Mountain King - Fife

There is a 'how to' guide to assist with compiling and using my resources. This is a full unit of work based on learning the fife and reading music along with other aspects. These resources are used online by the students PLUS the physical resources for the classroom including all the scores. This resource contains; * How to Guide * SoW * Google Drive / VLE Resources (Logbooks for practical and independent study, KWL, Self & Peer Critiques, Performance Evaluation, Project Evaluation, Progress Chart, plus all the printables for home viewing) * Project Cards (Front page, learning habits, marking symbols, level & target, radar, EDSM levels, blob tree, driving questions, progress chart and fife finger charts) * Resources (Articulation, finger, breathing, embouchure exercises, BAG tunes, 'Hall of the Mountain King' scores / sheet music)

By keri-anne_pentecost

Differentiated theory booklets

Differentiated theory booklets

3 Theory booklets that support SEND/Low attainers (A), Middle (B) and High attainers (C) Also includes and assessment grid and room for teacher feedback. Largely home-learning based but could be used as starter activities.

By helfrag

Beating the Blanks - Composing when you have no ideas!

Beating the Blanks - Composing when you have no ideas!

Composition. Designed for students who say "don't know where to start!" or the "I can't do it!". Works very well with all year groups and can lead to as simple or complicated compositions as you like. Examples explained with knowledge checks and exercise to complete. Ideal for cover lessons too.

By Pete12b

Film Music

Film Music

KS3 Scheme of Work (6-8 lessons) including 10 pages of teacher's notes and 14 pupils' worksheets Objectives • To become familiar with music for different films and to recognise film genres • To learn how some musical features can be combined to create soundtracks for different film genres • To perform a film music theme on the keyboard, and to adapt it to compose for a film clip Overview • Lesson 1: Film and Genre • Lesson 2: Musical Ideas for Film Genres • Lesson 3*: Orchestral Film Music • Lesson 4: Listening to the James Bond Theme • Lesson 5: Practising the James Bond Theme • Lesson 6: Performing the James Bond Theme • Lesson 7*: Composing film music • Lesson 8*: Final evaluation of composition • Cover lesson/homework worksheets: o Sound effects for film o Creative sound effects o A Century of Film Music (2 pages) * Lessons 3, 7 and 8 are self-contained lessons which can be omitted for a shorter scheme of work Subject-specific vocabulary • Film genres: thriller, romance, cartoon, comedy, sci-fi, western • Musical features: cluster chords, ‘oom-pah’ accompaniment, atonal, major, minor, chromatic • Timbres: synthesiser, strings, brass Assessments • Performing (keyboard) – The James Bond Theme • Listening – Film Genres, James Bond Theme with score and in context of a film • Composing – Goldfinger pre-credits sequence

By chrisgillmusic

Key Quest!! 3 weeks of awesome tunes.

Key Quest!! 3 weeks of awesome tunes.

Artists include: Jessie J, Eminem, DNCE, Adele, Hozier, UB40/Elvis, Crazy Frog, Simpsons, Somewhere over the Rainbow (sounds AWESOME when all are keyboards on the string sound!!) and Harry Potter. The following are covered: moderato, staccato, leggier, legato, syncopation, reggae, off-beat, broken chord, sequence, accompaniment etc. I laminate the sheets and it usually lasts for 3 to 4 lessons allowing for individual work but all tunes work well as ensemble pieces. The sheet encourages using other sounds to introduce and build on texture etc.It has worked brilliantly with year 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 - obviously getting more picky the higher up you go.

By Pete12b

How to read the Bass Clef

How to read the Bass Clef

A video I made to explain how to read a bass clef. It uses the iconic bassline from Pink Floyd's 'Money' and aims to be interactive and fun for students.

By danmorley