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Year 6 Music - British Monarchs Songwriting

Year 6 Music - British Monarchs Songwriting

Students write their own song lyrics to the tunes of well known nursery rhymes, inspired by what they have learned about British Monarchs. Students learn about composition, pitch and melody, duration and rhythm. The detail in which you discuss each of these can depend on the ability of the group. Can also use simplified versions of students’ favourite pop songs. Can be adapted to different age groups and different topics.
crich12_316
Year 5 Music - Tudors Fanfare

Year 5 Music - Tudors Fanfare

Tudor inspired music lesson focusing on the musical element duration. Students learn about simple notation, composition and performance. Could easily be adapted to Year 6 British Monarchs topic. Lesson can be used with any instruments - we use xylophones because we happen to have enough in school.
crich12_316
KS2 Music - Kitchen Composition

KS2 Music - Kitchen Composition

Music lesson designed for year for but easily adapted for any age group. Students explore making music through household objects, using Stomp! as inspiration. Students learn about rhythm, composition and performance. Can also include discussion about texture and dynamics for more able students. Students can also notate their pieces, using either informal or formal notation depending on ability. Could also link to materials topic by comparing sounds made by different objects (metal, plastic and wooden kitchen items).
crich12_316
Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Creating a soundscape using inspiration from Romans history topic. Students make sounds using body percussion, and from items found in the classroom, and begin to explore informal notation (symbols representing sounds). Could be easily adapted to any other topic. Could also be used for Year 4 topics with added discussion around texture and rhythm.
crich12_316
KS1 Music - Exploring Sounds

KS1 Music - Exploring Sounds

A music lesson designed for Year 1 that could also be used in Reception or Year 2 with very little adjustment. Curriculum links: Music, Science (plants). The song used is on Sing Up, however if you don’t have a subscription to this you can find it on youtube. Notes under each slide talk you through how to run the lesson. Only resources needed are a class set of basic percussion instruments.
crich12_316
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
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
Defying Gravity Assessment

Defying Gravity Assessment

This is an assessment designed for Year 9 students to assess their understanding of the set work and keywords used throughout the course. Questions allow students to demonstrate critical understanding of keywords and terms within the context of the set work Defying Gravity. There is also an essay-style question at the end.
andymorrison25
GCSE MUSIC Set works, Textures and Lesser-Known Instruments

GCSE MUSIC Set works, Textures and Lesser-Known Instruments

This bundle includes all the set works required for the GCSE Music Exam in June, plus an insight to the textures used throughout the GCSE Music course. With a comprehensive range of essay questions and detailed bullet point answers, this resource cannot do you wrong!!
notesmaster
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
Mr Kendrick's End of The Year Quiz 2018

Mr Kendrick's End of The Year Quiz 2018

A fun quiz for the end of the year. Includes a famous (young) faces picture round, music round, news and current affairs round, sports round, missing link round and a name the country from the outline round. Suitable for KS3/4/5 but probably more suited to Y9 upwards. Includes a word document answer sheet. Have Fun!
CJKENDRICK
BTEC Level 3 Unit 2 - Audio Engineering Principles Unit

BTEC Level 3 Unit 2 - Audio Engineering Principles Unit

Includes full Unit plan for Audio Engineering Principles , including suggested assignments and scenarios. Full Presentation with assignment guidance and worksheets available in my TES store. Links directly with Unit 1 - Acoustics for Musicians. Full resource for both units included in the bundle.
TMDDodd
BTEC Level 3 Unit 1 and 2 - Acoustics for Musicians and Audio  Engineering  Principles

BTEC Level 3 Unit 1 and 2 - Acoustics for Musicians and Audio Engineering Principles

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology Includes: Assignment Brief for Unit 1 - Acoustics for Musicians and Links to Unit 2 - Sound Engineering Unit 1 Presentations with Unit overview and additional supporting presentation for suggested assignments: Physics of Sound Booklet Music Instrument Principles Presentation Mechanisms of human hearing annotated illustrations Acoustic environments case study Unit 2 Presentations with Unit overview and additional supporting presentation for suggested assignments: Digital Audio principles information booklet Design your own studio Effects and processing guidebook Studio equipment specifications A selection of guidance sheets to support assignments
TMDDodd
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
Rise Up - Andra Day Lead Sheet

Rise Up - Andra Day Lead Sheet

A Musical Futures style lead sheet with guitar and piano chords for playing Rise Up by Andra Day. Used as part of a scheme of work surrounding protest music with year 9, as it was performed at the March for Our Lives protest in America this year. The kids got on really well with this, and I hope it’s useful for you!
MissSenior24
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
Introduction to Music - Exploring the Musical Elements - Year 7

Introduction to Music - Exploring the Musical Elements - Year 7

Musical elements powerpoint. Ideally to be used in the first few weeks of year 7 as you are getting to know the studnets. Each lesson tackles a different musical element. There is a mixture of singing, composition and keyboard work. However, you can adapt it to fit the instrument provision of your classroom. Includes: Link to all performance work (in notes) Summative and formative assessment Ideas on differentiation (in notes)
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
What is Music?

What is Music?

What is Music? A worksheet and PowerPoint for use in a one off lesson on the topic of What is Music? I created this lesson for use with a year 6 to year 7 transition class but the lesson would work well for any KS2 or KS3 group. This lesson relies on a teachers good ability to lead a philosophical discussion about What is Music? The lesson features many questions and activities to inspire the class to think about what music is to them and elements that sounds have to have in order to be called music. The lesson also features 4 examples of music chosen specifically to challenge the class’ traditional view of what music is.
stevie1507
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
Wallace And Gromit: Say Cheese! Revision/Cover Lesson

Wallace And Gromit: Say Cheese! Revision/Cover Lesson

This is a one hour lesson designed as a revision task for KS3 students. It includes a powerpoint, audio examples, a starter, differentiated objectives and worksheets for students to complete. The content covers reading sheet music, and basic revision on the notes of the treble clef and basic rhythm symbols. There are extension tasks that cover ledger lines, dotted notes, rests and tied notes in more detail for more able students. The secondary task can be either a performance (solo or duet) task, or a sequencing/composition tasks intended for use of software such as Garageband. The theme tune for Wallace and Gromit is split into a melody and harmony line to input or play at the learner’s level. This is very good for independent learning, but I am also confident in using it as a cover lesson too. The plenary includes a thumbs up/down activity and saying “cheese” for the differentiated selfie-obsessed generation.
Anna_Crusis
Chart Songs May June 2018

Chart Songs May June 2018

Chart Songs May June 2018 - Includes Freaky Friday but Chris Brown, One Kiss by Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa, These Days by Jess Glynne, No More Tears left to Cry by Arianna Grande and a Shawn Mendes Song. These songs have been simplified and adapted for my 11-14 year old pupils.
lospolloshermana
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
Rap & Hip-Hop - SOW & Resources

Rap & Hip-Hop - SOW & Resources

A 5 week SOW with full resources (PPTs, Topic booklet) and opportunities for self, peer and teacher assessment. All audio extracts included and edited to ensure appropriate for school use. Topic covers the history and key features of Rapping & Hip-Hop and students work towards their own Hip Hop composition using ICT.
mdomine
GCSE Edexcel Performance Coursework Booklet Template

GCSE Edexcel Performance Coursework Booklet Template

This booklet is designed for students (and let’s face it SLT/OFSTED) to track their progress in working towards their performance coursework (both solo and ensemble). It includes pages on target grade achievement, weekly rehearsal timetable tracking and reflection, a half-way through the project reflection and marking space, and an end of project assessment. It can be adapted for any area of study and includes a space for you to customise key points students need to focus on. This can be easily adapted for other exam boards too. My students enjoy having all their work in one place, and my own observers comment that it is “easy” to observe their progress and reflection in a subject their not familiar with. *Please note the grade boundaries supplied are based off of the 2017 grade boundaries which of course you can edit year to year.
Anna_Crusis
Composition resources

Composition resources

3 resources for Composition students including: 2 sets of composing tasks to create melodies and chord sequences, with different approaches: Start with a chord sequence and then add a melody. Start with a melody and then choose the chords. A composition check list for students to use while they are composing to a set brief or when they have finished. This gives them ideas to exploit the different elements of music, as well as thinking about audience and occasion.
k_tewkesbury1