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Quiz : Summer Quiz

Quiz : Summer Quiz

A massive end of year quiz with loads of fun rounds designed to interest a wide range of student tastes (but still be a little educational too!) Rounds include: 2018 So Far, Music, Internet Fun and Jokes, Grammar, Spelling, Maths, Celeb in a Sandcastle and Name that Creature. The quiz is interactive, multiple choice and has hidden humorous youtube clips throughout the questions for extra clues or a commiseration giggle when the class get an answer wrong. There are two ways of playing - either as a whole class, or, you can put the quiz on slide view, skip the answers and read them out at the end (if your class would rather compete in groups). A score sheet and all answers are included. The quiz is completely editable too. If you like this, you can check out more of our whole school resources here: WHOLE SCHOOL RESOURCES You can also find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ecteachresources/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ec_publishing and our website: psheresources.com
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Film Music Set Work Summaries and Wider listening

Film Music Set Work Summaries and Wider listening

The 3 different Film Music pieces for the new Edexcel AS and A level Music course. Elfman: Batman Returns Portman: The Duchess Herrmann: Psycho Basic set work summaries taken from the Pearson Set Work Support Guide, that could be used by students for revision, and should be encouraged to use these as a starting point, searching for bar numbers and examples themselves. Wider listening examples with points they could mention in an essay.
k_tewkesbury1
Film Music Set work Summaries Edexcel A level Music

Film Music Set work Summaries Edexcel A level Music

A basic summary of the 3 different Film Music pieces for the new Edexcel AS and A level Music course. Elfman: Batman Returns Portman: The Duchess Herrmann: Psycho These could be used by students for revision, and should be encouraged to use these as a starting point, searching for bar numbers and examples themselves. Notes taken from the Pearson Set Work Support Guide.
k_tewkesbury1
Reggae music

Reggae music

An excellent project that will last at least a term focusing on the following songs: One Love and Buffalo Soldier to use within the classroom. The songs have been arranged and pupils will work trying to play in the examples.
hindlebank
Music of China

Music of China

A complete unit of work focusing on the music of China. The resource pack contains: Powerpoint (x2) Examples of goo work, recordingsm, templates, mp4 and more. A very helpful resource to help develop pupils understanding of music from China.
hindlebank
Pink Panther

Pink Panther

Excellent resource to use with logic and Garageband. An arrangement (notation) and the related file for pupils to work on within lessons. It has proven to be very effective at KS3
hindlebank
Defying Gravity Scheme of Work Lesson PowerPoints

Defying Gravity Scheme of Work Lesson PowerPoints

Lesson Powerpoints for the WHOLE set work Defying Gravity used in a TEEP format. Powerpoints are varied in providing students with information, close analysis of the set work, activities, prepare for learning tasks and review of their learning. This is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and basic understanding of the set work. They can then demonstrate critical understanding and teachers/tutors can assess for learning through practical activities and reviews.
andymorrison25
GCSE Music AOS3 Lesser-Known Instruments Instruments

GCSE Music AOS3 Lesser-Known Instruments Instruments

Examples of Lesser Known Instruments , taught at GCSE level, with website links to Youtube.com showing examples. Simple resource, can be handed to students in a lesson or merely played at the beginning of the course to gain a basic understanding of lesser-known musical instruments.
notesmaster
GCSE Music Textures

GCSE Music Textures

7 Examples of Musical Texture, taught at GCSE level, with website links to Youtube.com showing examples. Simple resource, can be handed to students in a lesson or merely played at the beginning of the course to gain a basic understanding of musical textures.
notesmaster
Within You Without You Revision Guide with Example Essay Questions

Within You Without You Revision Guide with Example Essay Questions

This resource simply has a bullet point break-down of the whole song “Within you Without You” followed by 2 essay questions, answered in bullet points. Unlike other resources found on the internet, the questions are answered comprehensively, with more information than needed to ensure the top grades!! Will be useful as class notes to give to pupils, or even as a mark scheme for homeworks or essay questions done in the classroom. The song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” is one of the optional set works for the New AQA 9-1 GCSE Music Specification, found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF . All of these questions would gain full marks. IS RELEVANT TO ALL EXAM BOARDS!!! Thankyou for considering my resource, I hope it will be helpful.
notesmaster
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds Essay Questions and Answers GCSE Music

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds Essay Questions and Answers GCSE Music

This resource simply has 4 example essay questions that might come up in the exam, answered in clear, detailed bullet points with in-depth information to answer the question. Unlike other resources found on the internet, the questions are answered comprehensively, with more information than needed to ensure the top grades!! The compare question (between Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds and With a little help from my Friends) is presented in a table with similarities highlighted, so visually show the constrasts and differences between the two song, benefitting visual learners and helping slower members of the class to keep up. Will be useful as class notes to give to pupils, or even as a mark scheme for homeworks or essay questions done in the classroom. The song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” is one of the optional set works for the New AQA 9-1 GCSE Music Specification, found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF . All of these questions would gain full marks. IS RELEVANT TO ALL EXAM BOARDS!!! Thankyou for considering my resource, I hope it will be helpful.
notesmaster
With a Little Help from my Friends Essay Questions and Answers GCSE Music

With a Little Help from my Friends Essay Questions and Answers GCSE Music

This resource simply has 6 example essay questions that might come up in the exam, answered in clear, detailed bullet points with in-depth information to answer the question. Unlike other resources found on the internet, the questions are answered comprehensively, with more information than needed to ensure the top grades!! Will be useful as class notes to give to pupils, or even as a mark scheme for homeworks or essay questions done in the classroom. The song, “With a little help from my friends” is one of the optional set works for the New AQA 9-1 GCSE Music Specification, found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF . All of these questions would gain full marks. IS RELEVANT TO ALL EXAM BOARDS!!! Thankyou for considering my resource, I hope it will be helpful.
notesmaster
Haydn's Clock Symphony Mvt. 2 - Example Essay Questions

Haydn's Clock Symphony Mvt. 2 - Example Essay Questions

This resource simply has 10 example essay questions that might come up in the exam, answered in clear, detailed bullet points with in-depth information to answer the question. The resource also features 8, 2-mark short answer questions with answers provided taken from past papers and other resources available to me. Will be useful as class notes to give to pupils, or even as a mark scheme for homeworks or essay questions done in the classroom. The Haydn Clock Symphony mvt. 2 is one of the compulsory set works for the New AQA 9-1 GCSE Music Specification, found here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/music/specifications/AQA-8271-SP-2016.PDF . All of these questions would gain full marks. IS RELEVANT TO ALL EXAM BOARDS!!! Thankyou for considering my resource, I hope it will be helpful.
notesmaster
Edexcel Music A Level (2016-) Area of Study Six: Saariaho One

Edexcel Music A Level (2016-) Area of Study Six: Saariaho One

Resource is an introduction to Saariaho. Includes recommended YouTube links, questions and answers. The resource consists of three pages of activities for students and an extensive answer-page. In addition, space is provided in the booklet for students to complete their answers.
sparkhallo
Opera: Marriage of Figaro AQA A level Revision booklet

Opera: Marriage of Figaro AQA A level Revision booklet

This is a booklet designed to let students write everything up in one place after appraising the scores of ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ for AQA AS and A Level Music. All pages labelled with study pieces and columns to write up musical devices, lyrics, plot line and definitions etc. A great resource especially when setting homework or revision following an appraisal or score work lesson.
bhowe
Latin American Compositions KS3

Latin American Compositions KS3

Year 8 Unit of Work Latin composition. Students learn the elements of Latin music and then put them into a different composition every lesson. Good to use scenes as stimulus for creating composition ideas. Includes; Peer assessment and summative assessment ideas All worksheet needed Suggestions for differentiation.
FionaAmy
AQA GCSE Music Help Folder

AQA GCSE Music Help Folder

A folder of resources that can be used to help students to work independently on their coursework and revision with AQA Music. The resources contained include tracking sheets, deadlines, unit information, revision materials, helpful tips and documents for students to fill in as they go along through Year 11. All resources are easily adaptable for Year 10. Absolutely perfect for those teachers handing over to a new teacher in September. Also especially good for NQTs who are new to teaching GCSE. My current Year 10s find the folders incredibly useful and supportive in preparing them for next year as they will have a new teacher. All deadlines are based on my own experience. Feel free to change them depending on your own!
roha3
GCSE Film Music - Exploring the musical elements through Film Music.

GCSE Film Music - Exploring the musical elements through Film Music.

Introduction to the musical elements through film music. Great for a mixed ability GCSE class as it is pitched for students who have been learning music for years and beginners. Ideal for a introductory scheme of work for year 10/9. Students learning through listening activities and composition tasks. Resource includes YouTube links as extracts, exam style questions to accompany each lesson that can act as homework. SOW also goes through many of the language for learning vocab that is in the OCR specification. Most lessons are flexible and can be done over one or two hour sessions dependent on how much time you want the students to spend on the composition tasks.
FionaAmy
INDONESIAN MUSIC - KEY STAGE 3 - OVER THREE HOURS OF TEACHING & LEARNING SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES

INDONESIAN MUSIC - KEY STAGE 3 - OVER THREE HOURS OF TEACHING & LEARNING SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES

The resources included in this download reflect the exceptional value for money and quality that you rightly expect when purchasing from Rainy Night Music. Indonesian Music is a fascinating topic for KS 3 students to explore. It offers so much in terms of history and culture, and a unique style of music which is very accessible to wide-ranging ability groups. This project focuses on Gamelan and specifically its performance and composition. The project balances cultural and historical contexts with musical characteristics of the Gamelan genre, and there is plenty of time allowed for practical work with you, the teacher, in charge of the precise timings. The project is divided into 2 ‘lessons’, which fit broadly into 2 x 100-minute lessons, but also very well into 3 action-packed hour-long lessons… or indeed 4 hour-long lessons with more time allowed for practical work through the vast resources included in this pack. I have personally taught this project in both of these formats. The content works best with most Year 8 groups, but can also work well with able Year 7 groups. The video tutorials take the pressure off you, the teacher, but also provide you with a step-by-step guide if you are unfamiliar with Gamelan yourself. In this pack you will get an overview/ teaching guide plus each of the following: Lesson 1 worksheet and Lesson 2 worksheet; Lesson 1 PowerPoint and Lesson 2 PowerPoint; Sibelius score of Lesson 1 Task 4 (in 10 Sibelius versions from Sibelius 4 up to Sibelius 7.5); Sibelius score of Lesson 2 Task 1 Blank Template (in 10 Sibelius versions from Sibelius 4 up to Sibelius 7.5); Video Support in MP4 format for Lesson 1 and for Lesson 2; PDF of word search Starter Activity and PDF of crossword Starter Activity; MP3 audio for each of the 4 starter melodies in Lesson 2; PDF of Section B (Advanced) for Lesson 1 Task 4 and PDF of full version with repeats; MP3 audio for Section A, Section B, and a full version of the Gamelan Ternary Piece used for Lesson 1 Task 4. I hope you enjoy these resources as much as my students do. Thank you for buying Rainy Night Music
rainynightmusic
Awesome Rhythm: Everything is Awesome Scheme of Work and Resources

Awesome Rhythm: Everything is Awesome Scheme of Work and Resources

Are you sick of tee-ta-tea-tea-ing your way around rhythm? Do KS3 students STILL NOT UNDERSTAND rhythm symbols? Need to bridge the gap between practical and music technology? This scheme of work is for you. I’ve designed a scheme of work for a KS3 class who have been introduced to the names of rhythm symbols and the idea that they have duration, but need some revision and a modern approach to learning it. This scheme of work lasts a half term (five lessons minimum) and covers revision of rhythm symbols (Semibreve, Minim, Crotchet, Quaver, Rests, Ties and Dots) in a fun way relating to lego. It also covers an introduction into music technology (I have used Garageband but this can be easily tranferred to Cubase or Sibelius etc), texture, and the idea of melody, counter melody and harmony. It can be a fun independent learning project or used for ensemble performances too. The scheme of work ends with a simple assessment with a grid for teachers to comment on expected progress and a feedback form. There is mastery style tick sheet also. There are three extension tasks attached to lessons 2, 3 and 4. Note: I have actually done lesson one with physical lego bricks and it has gone down a treat! No more issues there! I have embedded audio files into the powerpoint but we all know how that can go so I’ve attached that here for reentering too. There is also a copy of every Garageband file for displaying on the board or editing how you like.
Anna_Crusis
Keyboard Skills - Series of Lessons ( scheme of work )

Keyboard Skills - Series of Lessons ( scheme of work )

In this pack, there are 6 lessons with a booklet designed to support and challenge students in learning to play the musicla keyboard. As part of this journey, students will develop their reading of western classical music notation. This is a great resource that is pitched for Year 7 students. Finally, PATHs stamp is included - helping you to give feedback to the students at the end of this module.
acamillo
Rhythm Scheme of Work

Rhythm Scheme of Work

In this pack, there are ** 5 lessons with a booklet** designed to support and challenge students in learning to read rhythmic notation. A great resource that is pitched for Year 7 students. Please note that lesson 4 allows the teacher to use a baseline test. However, a baseline test is not included in this pack. However, a PATHs stamp is included - helping you to give feedback to the students at the end of the module.
acamillo
Year 8 Music - End of Year Exam

Year 8 Music - End of Year Exam

This Year 8 Music exam has been created to cover a range of music knowledge most students would have covered. The first half of the paper includes a listening section which the teacher leads from the piano, asking students to identify pitch/dynamic/tonality/rhythm changes, major/minor chords, answer questions on a piece of music, and comment on how a piece of music represents a certain atmosphere. The second section is knowledge based, and covers musical elements, instruments, families of the orchestra, reading the treble clef, note durations and chord identification. There are a few questions that are specific to reggae, film music and the blues. The paper comes with a full mark scheme.
kn0854
Film Music Quiz

Film Music Quiz

Contains a PowerPoint which is a quiz based around famous film music and composers. Has 4 rounds which require children to solve different problems to find the answers to questions. Perfect as a whole class quiz at the end of a topic on Film Music and composers. Also includes answer sheet for teacher and recording sheet for children’s answers. NOTE: Music is attached in links to YouTube on images throughout PowerPoint.
HollywoodR95