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Dance Music Mash Up KS3 Keyboard Task - Shape of You and many more.

Dance Music Mash Up KS3 Keyboard Task - Shape of You and many more.

Suitable for a pairs task on keyboard in a KS3 Music Classroom. I am currently using music technology with Year 8 music classes to create a piece of club dance music from the ‘breaks’ or ‘hooks’ on the sheet. The have all been transposed into Am so will flow nicely into each other - students could also compose their own chord sequence in Am that these hooks will work with. The sheet contains 2-4 bars of the main hooks from the following songs: 7 Nation Army - White Stripes Shape of You - Ed Sheeran Wake Me Up - Avicii Insomnia - Faithless Lady Gaga - Poker Face King - Years and Years
parkesb33
EDEXCEL GCSE MUSIC (1-9) APPRAISING EXAM SECTION A REVISION

EDEXCEL GCSE MUSIC (1-9) APPRAISING EXAM SECTION A REVISION

This resource places some of the main features of each set work together on a single sheet to give students an overview of each work in the same place. The organisation is based around ‘Musical Contexts’ and ‘Musical Elements’. It is set up to print on A3 Paper for ease of access.
JEVASON
Afro-Celt Release

Afro-Celt Release

First of 7 lessons. My whole SoW is for sale here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/afro-celt-lessons-for-gcse-music-11900896
hannyp85
Star Wars lesson

Star Wars lesson

This is an overview for Practice Paper 1 - my SoW lessons for Star Wars is for sale here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/star-wars-gcse-set-work-11897581
hannyp85
GCSE Music 9-1 Editable MusicTABOO Cards

GCSE Music 9-1 Editable MusicTABOO Cards

Create an example Taboo-style game for GCSE students based on one of the SetWorks and then give them the template to create their own. Colour coded using the same analysis colour scheme used in all the resources I have developed. Add a bonus reward for the students who can give examples related to the word on their card. Adapt for KS3 or even KS5. Offered here as an editable Word Document. Print double-sided on thin card flipped on the long edge. NB. It looks a little strange in the preview/info but I know the file is fine in Word 2016 and so I’d be interested to hear from anyone who tries downloading whether it works successfully. I hope you like it!
tinyclanger
Music GCSE (9-1) Edexcel: AOS 4- Afro Celt 'Release' -Technology

Music GCSE (9-1) Edexcel: AOS 4- Afro Celt 'Release' -Technology

Afro Celt ‘Release’ -Technology -GCSE (9-1) Edexcel Pearson.- NEW 2018 This interative activity requires Logic Pro and an entire lesson to allow for the exploration of the **Music Technology **used in Afro Celt Sound System ‘Release’. Much of the piece is made by looping! The worksheet goes through the process of recreating the introduction of ‘Release’. The introduction starts with a drone that uses two different synth tones, hard-panned L and R. Both synths are being filtered with low pass filters- all these features are covered in this resource. This whole lesson task works really well when modelled and taught as a whole class workshop (students participating in each of the stages of the process). Enjoy and please rate!
DzvinaStepanyak
Music GCSE (9-1) Edexcel: AOS 2 Vocal Music- Purcell : Ground Bass

Music GCSE (9-1) Edexcel: AOS 2 Vocal Music- Purcell : Ground Bass

Purcell: ‘Music for a While’ -GCSE (9-1) Edexcel Pearson.- NEW 2018 Ground Bass is a structural and harmonic device (also known as basso ostinato), used widely in both instrumental and vocal music in the Baroque era. In this lesson, students will explore the features of Purcell’s 3-bar ground bass in ‘Music for a While’ and apply their knowledge in composing their own ground basses. Objective(s): To understand that ground bass can act as a structural, as well as, a harmonic device in Baroque music. All/Most/Few: All will learn to recognise the features of the 3-bar ground bass in Music for a While, and apply similar features in their own ground bass compositions. Some will be able to create a full-length ground bass with a perfect cadence at the end to be looped. Few will be able to add additional continuo chords. *Differentiation: All students will compose a simple bassline of at least 8 notes. More able students will attempt to elaborate their basslines using shorter note values (quavers), using a mixture of steps and leaps (including some semitone chromaticisms if in a minor key)
DzvinaStepanyak
The Beatles

The Beatles

Seven Beatles songs analysed, including the four songs from ‘Revolver’ which are Edexcel A level set works: Eleanor Rigby Here, There and Everywhere I Want to Tell You Tomorrow Never Knows Love Me Do A Hard Day’s Night A Day in the Life Suitable for A level and GCSE listening. Includes a scheme of work on the Beatles for younger pupils.
chrisgillmusic
The Beatles - Four Songs from the 'Revolver' album

The Beatles - Four Songs from the 'Revolver' album

Analysis (divided into elements of music) of the following songs: ‘Eleanor Rigby’ ‘Here, There and Everywhere’ ‘I Want to Tell You’ ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ These are set works for the current Edexcel Pearson A level music course, but they are equally suitable as wider listening for GCSE/A level.
chrisgillmusic
Shape of you - Ed Sheeran

Shape of you - Ed Sheeran

Get the class to play the riff from Ed Sheeran’s - Shape of you! Music for: Piano/Tuned percussion Guitar Bass guitar Ukulele Boomwhackers Have fun :) NOT in the original key
iamsomewhere
Star Wars GCSE Set work

Star Wars GCSE Set work

Star Wars lessons all on one Powerpoint with practical tasks and taking students through all of the info for the GCSE set work.
hannyp85
Defying Gravity GCSE Set work

Defying Gravity GCSE Set work

First lesson for free - my other lessons and SoW is uploaded here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/defying-gravity-from-wicked-gcse-9-1-11842060
hannyp85
Fusion SoW

Fusion SoW

I use this at the end of Year 9 to introduce some Music GCSE set works to the students.
hannyp85
Rap SOW

Rap SOW

A 6 week lesson on Rap. I have resources for practical and if needed please send me an email and I will provide the link as cannot sell on here.
hannyp85
Creating an EDM track online

Creating an EDM track online

This is a comprehensive 6 week course for Key Stage 3 in which they will: Recognise and describe EDM (Electronic Dance Music) Use an online DAW (Soundtrap) to create a track of music (sequencing loops) Use MIDI a device correctly Upload their track online to share it with others in their year for constructive comments The extensive PowerPoint covers every aspect of these aims and guides the class through each required stage. Having developed and run this course a couple of times I can honestly say that students have really connected with and enjoyed these 6 lessons. It has served me particularly well during the final term when the focus and attention of some students in KS3 is lacking…! Perfect for the end of term. If you do not have access to MIDI devices you can still run the course! You can use the keyboard provided with Soundtrap. Everything has been embedded into the PowerPoint (videos and mp3). However, in case any links are broken I have included all required videos and mp3s.
SheikhandRattle
Famous Musicians Top Trumps Card Game set of 27 Music Lesson Starter Plenary

Famous Musicians Top Trumps Card Game set of 27 Music Lesson Starter Plenary

Set of 27 Famous Musician Top Trumps cards featuring artists, designers and inventors. Includes a page of ‘backs’ so you can print back to back, double sided. Pdf and Publisher files included to make it easier to print/display. They should print out the correct size for the smaller laminaing pouch card sizes if you wanted to laminate them. Useful as a starter or end activity.
mikedean
Rock/Pop band pieces

Rock/Pop band pieces

Here are a selection of pieces for rock and pop bands. They includes parts for Guitar (riff and chords), Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard/Piano and Vocals (lyrics). Some of the keys have been changed to suit children’s voices/make them easier to play (child friendly keys) Enjoy :)
iamsomewhere
SIBELIUS - A BEGINNER'S GUIDE

SIBELIUS - A BEGINNER'S GUIDE

A handy step-by-step guide to enable your students to begin working with Sibelius in just five simple stages. (Resource designed to work with Sibelius 7 & 7.5). Photocopy and keep in their, folders, laminate and use as a desk-mat resource or enlarge and use as part of your display for composing and Music Technology! This can even be included as part of your department handbook. PDF included for immediate printing. Word.doc included for you to personalize
michaelwren
OCR GCSE Music - "Bhangra Music" Area of Study 3 "Rhythms of the World"

OCR GCSE Music - "Bhangra Music" Area of Study 3 "Rhythms of the World"

OCR GCSE Music 9-1 - Area of Study 3 - Rhythms of the World “Bhangra Music” This resource takes the pupils through all that they need to know about “Bhangra Music” in preparation for their Music GCSE. The Powerpoint contains all of the information that they need in preparation for their exam, and relevant listening tests/activites to complete too (all in the PowerPoint). This resource comes with; Teaching Powerpoint that contains all of the information needed about Bhangra Music; - Contextual information, Traditional Bhangra, Modern Bhangra, Instrumentation, Music Technology etc. Four different listening papers/ acitivites (included in the powerpoint) with relevant audio tracks (all hyperlinked to Youtube, and in the notes box for backup too) Bhangra Dancing and Dhol Videos (embedded in Powerpoint, but also contained in a seperate .zip folder) Bhangra Keyword/ Features sheet (word doc). The resource is mainly aimed at the OCR board, but there is a lot of relavent information for all of the other GCSE exam boards. I hope that this resource is useful to you and your pupils. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. Thank you
benwhite1986
Read A Book

Read A Book

This is a song about reading books for Early Years and Key Stage 1 (although Key Stage 2 really like it too!). It has sound effects and a very catchy tune. Perfect for World Book Day. Contains vocal track, instrumental track, piano and vocal sheet music and a PowerPoint of the lyrics.
dguerrard
Beethoven's (Slightly Higher and Easier) 5th Symphony

Beethoven's (Slightly Higher and Easier) 5th Symphony

This was designed for my very able Year 6 class, although this is probably a Key Stage 3 - 4 activity. It is a simplified and shorter Orff arrangement of the first movement of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony with a few extra instruments that the children play. If you would like to see the Musescore file it can be found here
dguerrard
Write a class song!

Write a class song!

This is a 6 week topic that aims to give the children an understanding of the song writing process. This topic is designed to give the children the opportunity to write a song, from scratch, as a class over a six week process. It will help them to develop a good understanding of the process of writing a song, the “musical ingredients” (elements) that are needed and an appreciation of the time and skill that goes into writing a song. The children will develop an understanding of how to structure a song, creating verses, a chorus and the opportunity to compose a bridge/middle 8 as well. You do not necessarily have to be musical to do this but obviously some knowledge would help. It’s a great project for you to use for children who currently play an instrument as well, especially if you have been learning one via the wider opps/first access projects. Instruments can be easily incorporated into the topic. The topic also included opportunities for children to rap and beat box if they are not too keen on singing! The first 1-3 lessons will be spent on writing some verses and a chorus. This will be followed by adding simple accompaniment using class percussion (tuned and untuned) and other instruments your class/children may have been learning how to play. The songs will be kept in C Major/A Minor (Using the common chords C, F, G & Am). This is perfect for their vocal range and for accompanying instruments. Instrumental parts could also be added in between the verses and choruses. By the end of the topic the class with have a complete song that they can record and perform to other years and their parents. Links to curriculum/Possible assessment opportunities: Use the voice expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes Play tuned and untuned instruments musically Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music Please note: I have used the font AR CHRISTY so you may have to edit some of the slides/fonts.
iamsomewhere
BTEC Music Level 1 /2 Unit 1 Music Industry Exam Massive Keynote Slideshow 27 Slides MAC USERS ONLY

BTEC Music Level 1 /2 Unit 1 Music Industry Exam Massive Keynote Slideshow 27 Slides MAC USERS ONLY

MAC USERS ONLY! please note this resource MAY need ADAPTING for YOUR needs I use this as a guide for myself when delivering info to students. I then set them individual tasks on each topics focus etc. Make it work for YOU. Massive Keynote Slideshow (27 slides) covering : Job Roles - 4 task scenarios for group work. Venues - Large, Medium, Small Record Labels - Major / Minor Marketing Publishing Distribution Musicians Union PRS MCPS PPL please note this resource MAY need ADAPTING for YOUR needs I use this as a guide for myself when delivering info to students. I then set them individual tasks on each topics focus etc. Make it work for YOU.
muzikforinsomniaks
The Elements

The Elements

This is a 6 week topic that aims to teach the main elements of music: Pitch, Tempo, Timbre, Dynamic, Duration, Texture and Rhythm. This is done through listening to music (from Queen to Beethoven), composing songs, moving to sounds and music and creating music compositions using tuned and untuned instruments. Every lesson will focus on an element and explore its importance in music. Tuned and untuned percussion will be used in every lesson to help with this. The children will be given opportunities to improvise and create their own music and sounds. Standard notation will be used to help children develop an understanding of music/rhythm reading. Songs/chants will also be sung to accompany the lessons, developing their singing voices every week. An opportunity for the children to write their own class song will also be used to develop their singing and compositional skills. As well as plenty of compositional and improvisation opportunities, lessons are also inspired by Kodaly/Dalcroze/Orff ideas and methods, allowing children to explore music through sound and movement. Links to curriculum/Possible assessment opportunities: Use the voice expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes Play tuned and untuned instruments musically Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music Please note: I have used the font AR CHRISTY for a lot of the slides so it may look slightly different!
iamsomewhere
Mega bundle - KS3 Music Schemes of Work with full resources

Mega bundle - KS3 Music Schemes of Work with full resources

25% cheaper than buying the resources separately. This bundle includes a wide range of KS3 topics with schemes and work and full resources, including PowerPoints for every lesson. Each of these topics and have been taught successfully multiple times in various schools. This bundle includes the following topics: Elements of music Instruments of the Orchestra Cartoon Music Film Music Minimalism Fusion Rap & Hip Hop Samba Song Writing The Blues TV Advert Music
mdomine
Mini bundle - KS3 Music Schemes of Work with full resources

Mini bundle - KS3 Music Schemes of Work with full resources

A range of KS3 Music topic with schemes of work and full resources and PowerPoints for each lesson. These schemes have all been taught successfully multiple times. This bundle includes: Elements of Music Cartoon Music Instruments of the Orchestra Film Music Minimalism Samba
mdomine
BTEC First Award for Music Resources

BTEC First Award for Music Resources

A set of resources to help staff and students with the unit 1 exam i the BTEC First Award in Music: 2 virtual textbook flipped learning resources. All unit 1 past paper questions arranged by topic area. Personal Learning Checklists and student-friendly exam analysis document.
FlippingFantastic
OCR GCSE Music Virtual Textbook

OCR GCSE Music Virtual Textbook

Complete bundle containing all the resources for the OCR GCSE Music ‘Virtual Textbook’ - a flipped learning approach to tackling the 4 Areas of Study examined in the 40% listening paper. Complete playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNeHS3oeH242gKpGrZAA-xvafcIOjjpw6
FlippingFantastic
Blues Music Unit of Work

Blues Music Unit of Work

This is a unit of work for KS3 all about Blues Music. Note: This uses the same files as my other Blues Unit of Work upload- however it does not contain the tutorial videos and is therefore at a cheaper price! This unit has a practical approach and can be taught in a range of ways. I have done it just using music ICT software and midi keyboards, using live instruments when students work on their own e.g. pianos or live instruments where students work in groups on a range of instruments such as bass, piano, guitar and drums. This teaches some history and context as well as the main techniques of Blues- walking bassline, 12 bar blue chord sequence, improvising using the blues scale. It also has a few lessons on learning The Entertainer which I have found students enjoy learning. Included in this unit is a written scheme of work, 6 powerpoints and worksheets for learning the bassline, 12 bar blues chords, blues scale, So what by Miles Davis and The Entertainer by Scott Joplin.
luey_q