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Call to Action - Teaching Democracy with Music

Call to Action - Teaching Democracy with Music

Follow the links to listen to Call to Action , a musical resource for you to unpack Australia’s democracy with your students. Call to Action – full mix Call to Action – instrumental mix Call to Action is an original piece commissioned by MoAD and written, composed and produced by Tim Bevitt. As well as providing a history of our democracy, the song explores our rights and responsibilities as active citizens. It has a call to action – to motivate students to find their voice and to take action on issues that they are passionate about in our society. Together, they can make a difference and create positive change. The song supports content within the HASS Civics and Citizenship sub-strand for Years 5, 6 and 7 of the Australian Curriculum and the Civics and Citizenship strand for Years 7, 8, and 9 of the Australian Curriculum. It is also supports the Literacy General Capabilities for Years 5-10. Ways you can use it As an introduction to civics and citizenship and democracy As a revision of civics and citizenship and democracy As a way to engage your students with issues in your school/community – see the Student Representative and Pastoral Care Group Resource If you have a school choir, sing the song at an assembly or concert Make a music video to accompany the song More information: https://www.moadoph.gov.au/learning/resources/call-to-action-teaching-democracy-with-music/
MoADLearning
Music Edexcel Set Work Revision GCSE

Music Edexcel Set Work Revision GCSE

This file contains everything you need to know in order to confidently pass the written Edexcel GCSE Music Exam in the following summers. These notes have been handwritten but are clear and if any doubt due to these being handwritten please contact me so that I can help you solve your issues. I guarantee these summaries being useful and filled with knowledge that personally helped me during my GCSE’s very much. Everything in here is what the specification implies that you need to know in order to succeed in this exam therefore I highly recommend you buying this.
yuktha_fio_6
AQA GCSE Music Component 1 - Unfamiliar Music Section

AQA GCSE Music Component 1 - Unfamiliar Music Section

Here are some booklets to help with the unfamiliar section of the Component 1 exam. Each booklet is separated into the different Areas of Study. It contains activities for pupils to complete in class and as homework to help enhance knowledge of each area along with listening exercises that uses YouTube clips so that pupils can engage independently. The AQA information have been used to help create these booklet. This is not a definitive resource for the exam but should be used to help aid teaching I have included the files as Word documents so that they can be edited. Thanks Mike
mikepetermorgan
ANIMALEASE An Introduction to Music Making, Notation and Rhythm (With MP3 Audio)

ANIMALEASE An Introduction to Music Making, Notation and Rhythm (With MP3 Audio)

Music making should be fun, irrespective of age and ability. The purpose of this guide is to provide the foundations of rhythm that can be used in a variety of learning environments. It will introduce a person to musical notation using animal names that will already be familiar to them. It works by chanting the animal names in time to a given pulse. Linking this then to a group of written musical notes to sing, tap, bang, shout, or whistle. This is not a step by step guide and we encourage anyone who uses this book to develop their own ideas using the framework. No two Animalease sessions will be the same and nor should they be. Children often see this method as a game (this is completely fine), and as it uses information that they already possess, the pupil has less to think about. This results in a more relaxed performance and learning environment. The focus should always be on active music making (but ensure that it is always in time). We have found over the years of using this method that the vast majority of pupils would be able to perform the following information in a short space of time. Before using this method, many pupils thought that making sense of written music would be very difficult. Pupils already familiar with the conventional counting method also found it useful and, in many cases, preferred it. We feel that the use of the animal names not only helps the pupil but also makes it accessible for someone who may not be confident to deliver music lessons, making Animalease a great tool for many primary school teachers. This resource comes with MP3 Files for demonstration purposes. Enjoy! Steve & Ben
animalease
Indian Classical Music

Indian Classical Music

A powerpoint presentation with embedded videos and audio. Features instruments (tabla, sitar and tanpura), form & structure and famous musicians. Includes listening tasks as well as composition/improvisation tasks. Ideal as the basis for a short series of lessons to learn about Indian Classical Music.
JoanneCheetham
AQA GCSE Music - Component 1 Activities

AQA GCSE Music - Component 1 Activities

Included in this pack are resources that will assist in teaching GCSE Music Component 1. The pack includes activities for all Set Works and the Unfamiliar Music part of the AQA Music Syllabus. All activities can be classroom based or set for independent learning/revision. They are all Word files so that they can be edited for your teaching All resources have been created with the AQA teaching resources from the AQA website While I have attempted to add as much information as possible, this is not a definitive guide to the syllabus and should be treated as an activity to aid teaching. Please give credit where due Thanks Mike
mikepetermorgan
AQA GCSE AoS 4: Western Classical Tradition since 1910

AQA GCSE AoS 4: Western Classical Tradition since 1910

Included in this pack are resources that will assist in teaching Component 1 - Area of Study 1. The pack includes activities for Set Works and the Unfamiliar Music part of the AQA Music Syllabus. Both activities can be classroom based or set for independent learning/revision. All are word files so that they can be edited for your teaching All resources have been created with the AQA teaching resources from the AQA website While I have attempted to add as much information as possible, this is not a definitive guide to the syllabus and should be treated as an activity to aid teaching. Please give credit where due Thanks Mike
mikepetermorgan
AQA GCSE AoS 3: Traditional Music

AQA GCSE AoS 3: Traditional Music

Included in this pack are resources that will assist in teaching Component 1 - Area of Study 3. The pack includes activities for Set Works and the Unfamiliar Music part of the AQA Music Syllabus. Both activities can be classroom based or set for independent learning/revision. All are word files so that they can be edited for your teaching All resources have been created with the AQA teaching resources from the AQA website While I have attempted to add as much information as possible, this is not a definitive guide to the syllabus and should be treated as an activity to aid teaching. Please give credit where due Thanks Mike
mikepetermorgan
AQA GCSE AoS 2: Popular Music

AQA GCSE AoS 2: Popular Music

Included in this pack are resources that will assist in teaching Component 1 - Area of Study 2. The pack includes activities for Set Works and the Unfamiliar Music part of the AQA Music Syllabus. Both activities can be classroom based or set for independent learning/revision. All are word files so that they can be edited for your teaching All resources have been created with the AQA teaching resources from the AQA website While I have attempted to add as much information as possible, this is not a definitive guide to the syllabus and should be treated as an activity to aid teaching. Please give credit where due Thanks Mike
mikepetermorgan
AQA GCSE AoS 1: Western Classical Tradition

AQA GCSE AoS 1: Western Classical Tradition

Included in this pack are resources that will assist in teaching Component 1 - Area of Study 1. The pack includes activities for Set Works and the Unfamiliar Music part of the AQA Music Syllabus. Both activities can be classroom based or set for independent learning/revision. All are word files so that they can be edited for your teaching All resources have been created with the AQA teaching resources from the AQA website While I have attempted to add as much information as possible, this is not a definitive guide to the syllabus and should be treated as an activity to aid teaching. Please give credit where due Thanks Mike
mikepetermorgan
GCSE AQA - AoS 4 - Aaron Copland - "Saturday Night Waltz" and "Hoedown" from Rodeo

GCSE AQA - AoS 4 - Aaron Copland - "Saturday Night Waltz" and "Hoedown" from Rodeo

Hi I have used these sheets to help pupils analyse the set works in the AQA Music syllabus for Western classical Music since 1910. I saw the idea being used in an English lesson where pupils were analysing poetry. They would read the poem and identify key devices and write them on a sheet similar to this. They would then use the sheet to construct extended answers I have used this technique with my own pupils when analysing the music. It helps scaffold the areas they need to analyse (melody, harmony, rhythm etc) I would print the blank sheet on A3 and give this to pupils. They would then use scores, internet and other classmates to fill it in with interesting points. I have included a word document so that they can be edited as I do tend to add questions and other points for differentiation and help guide pupils. We would then discuss the music as a class and fill in any gaps that are missing (Using the teacher sheet) I would then allow pupils to use the sheets to construct extended answers which is a requirement in the exam. I would use questions such as “Describe the difference between theme 1 and theme 2 in Hoedown” “Explain how Copland used waltz influences in Saturday Night Waltz” etc. Pupils can then develop their own questions for others and can be used as a revision aid. All resources have been created with the AQA teaching resources from the AQA website While I have attempted to add as much information as possible, this is not a definitive guide to the syllabus and should be treated as an activity to aid teaching. You may use them as you please. Most information is taken from the AQA teachers guide Thanks Mike
mikepetermorgan
The Lion King Script - School Production

The Lion King Script - School Production

This script was written for a Year 3 and 4 summer production. Can easily be done or edited for younger or older. The script was based on Disney’s The Lion King film from 1994. All of the songs and backing tracks included can be found on YouTube. Also includes the link to see the script in action - watching the recording of the performance.
attystar
Play and Sing All the Small Things by Blink 182

Play and Sing All the Small Things by Blink 182

This resource will get your class playing All the Small Things by Blink 182 on ukulele, keyboard, guitar or bass. 3 chords are used: C, F and G. There are different chord sequences which have been colour coded red for verse and green for chorus. Keyboard plays triad chords but this can be simplified to just playing the root note (or root plus third) to simplify for beginners. Guitar chords are simplified to just 3 strings. There is also a version with full 6 string chords for differentiation. Video link to you tube included. Slides are designed simply with minimal text and plenty of pictures. I recommend printing in colour with two slides per page- lyrics at the top and chord diagrams at the bottom.
MusicTeacher18
AQA GCSE Music Activity - AoS4: Western Classical Tradition since 1910 (Unfamiliar Music)

AQA GCSE Music Activity - AoS4: Western Classical Tradition since 1910 (Unfamiliar Music)

I have created this resource as an activity for pupils to help increase their knowledge for the AoS1 Western Classical Tradition Component 1 assessment. This is the Unfamiliar Music section of the test You may wish to work through this as a class or use as a homework tool for pupils. The booklet is 16 pages long so is not a one lesson activity. The booklet contains research activities along with a variety of listening activities. I have split the booklet into 4 section which match the AQA specifications for this AoS1. They are: The orchestral music of Copland, British music of Arnold, Maxwell-Davies and Tavener, The orchestral music of Bartok and Kodaly, Minimalist music of John Adams, Steve Reich and Terry Riley Each listening activity will require a link to YouTube. I have given the key phrases pupils should search along with a thumbnail of the video to ensure they pick the correct video. All resources have been created with the AQA teaching resources from the AQA website While I have attempted to add as much information as possible, this is not a definitive guide to the syllabus and should be treated as an activity to aid teaching. I have included this as a word documents so that you can feel free to edit
mikepetermorgan
Eminem Lose Yourself and Mocking Bird

Eminem Lose Yourself and Mocking Bird

Exploring Popular Music through Eminem’s Lose Yourself and Mocking Bird. Complete set of PowerPoint presentations for lessons on popular music, chords, structure and assessment criteria, together with scores for Lose Yourself and Mocking Bird. Appropriate for a mixed ability KS3 Music class.
Babette100
Minimalism (Music)

Minimalism (Music)

Minimalism booklet full of activities (practical, listening and theory) complete with PowerPoint presentations for all lessons (designed to be spread over five weeks), and audio extracts for all listening activities. This is designed for a mixed ability KS3 music class.
Babette100
50 Arts Labs - Dance Drama Art Music Acting Graphic Arts

50 Arts Labs - Dance Drama Art Music Acting Graphic Arts

50 Activities for kids supporting learning in the Arts. Recommended for grades K to 6 and up! Each one has a snappy title, a brief set of instructions, recommended materials list, and space for notes. These are very adjustable for your classroom, home, or homeschool needs. Do projects for concepts like: Art, Dance, Drama, Acting, Music, Poetry, Graphic Arts, and more! Make studies in the Arts exciting at home or in the classroom with fun projects!
rupert_boyne
Music Elements Keywords

Music Elements Keywords

A list of key words relating to the different elements of music, focused on the kind of questions that would appear on the Listening and Appraising section of the new Edexcel Music GCSE and A level course. These can be used as posters or revision handouts.
k_tewkesbury1
Guide to EDUQAS GCSE Music for students, parents and tutors

Guide to EDUQAS GCSE Music for students, parents and tutors

Avoid the nightmare of having unprepared students for music GCSE! A 14-page booklet to inform parents, instrumental tutors (school-based and private tutors) and students on what is required to pass and do well in the qualification. It includes simple guidance for the EDUQAS GCSE course unit by unit and contains advice to avoid students being unprepared for all aspects of the course and, in particular, the assessment requirements. It also includes a key word knowledge audit for students, which teachers can use to plan their courses for the students on the course. This will ensure that all interested parties are well informed to support students effectively ensuring progress for all students.
pjames37
All That Jazz

All That Jazz

All That Jazz resource of five complete lessons with PowerPoint presentations, activities, scores (Arriba), listening activities and assessment. Suitable for mixed ability KS3 music classes.
Babette100
AQA GCSE Music Activity - AoS3: Traditional Music (Unfamiliar Music)

AQA GCSE Music Activity - AoS3: Traditional Music (Unfamiliar Music)

I have created this resource as an activity for pupils to help increase their knowledge for the AoS3 Tradiontal Music Component 1 assessment. This is the Unfamiliar Music section of the test. You may wish to work through this as a class or use as a homework tool for pupils. The booklet is 16 pages long so is not a one lesson activity. The booklet contains research activities along with a variety of listening activities. I have split the booklet into 4 section which match the AQA specifications for this AoS1. They are: Blues music from 1920-1950, Fusion music incorporating African and Caribbean music, Contemporary Latin music and Contemporary Folk music from the British Isles. Each listening activity will require a link to YouTube. I have given the key phrases pupils should search along with a thumbnail of the video to ensure they pick the correct video. All resources have been created with the AQA teaching resources from the AQA website While I have attempted to add as much information as possible, this is not a definitive guide to the syllabus and should be treated as an activity to aid teaching. I have included this as a word documents so that you can feel free to edit.
mikepetermorgan