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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
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
Composing task: Start with chords

Composing task: Start with chords

A composing task in various steps: Choose the key Find out the chords Find out the cadences Compose an 8 bar chord sequence Add a melody Repeat with a contrasting set of chords. These 9 worksheets follow a methodical approach that gives students a rounded knowledge of harmonising melodies.
k_tewkesbury1
Composing Task: Start with the melody

Composing Task: Start with the melody

A composing task in 4 steps: Choose the key Write a melody Discover the chords Harmonise the melody. These 10 worksheets follow a methodical approach that gives the students a rounded knowledge of harmonising melodies.
k_tewkesbury1
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
Film Music Composers #3 - James Horner

Film Music Composers #3 - James Horner

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at film music including the different tpyes of music used in films and also looks at James Horner’s work. Discusses the differences between different types of music as well as how and why different types of music are needed for different movies or TV shows. Activity: Children will research about Alexandre Desplat of another composer and create a small informational poster about them.
HollywoodR95
Film Music Composers #2 - Hans Zimmer

Film Music Composers #2 - Hans Zimmer

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at film music including the process taken to make a soundtrack of film score and also looks at Hans Zimmer’s work. Discusses the differences between different types of music as well as how and why different types of music are needed for different movies or TV shows. Activity: Children will research about John Williams of another composer and create a small informational poster about them.
HollywoodR95
World Cup Bundle

World Cup Bundle

This bundle includes everything you need to teach about the topic of the World Cup and football. Perfect for covering all areas of the world from introducing the teams for a project to discussing honesty in football. Included in this pack: Presentations for each lesson, with interactive activities and links to videos. Worksheets for different lessons and accompanying activities. Lesson idea sheet with a range of lesson ideas based around the World Cup.
HollywoodR95
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire - Revision Game

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire - Revision Game

This game can be used for all subjects and for all abilities. There are brief explanations on how to change things to match your subject in the notes page on the first two slides. All you need to do is write in your questions and answers and it will do the rest. I have titled “correct answer” on each question enry so if you click it it will move you up the money board. Click an incorrect one and it will tell you it’s wrong and you lose. Classes I have used this with have really enjoyed it and it has prompted whole class discussion.
adz017
Film Music Composers #1 - Danny Elfman

Film Music Composers #1 - Danny Elfman

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at film music including the difference between soundtracks and films scores and also looks at Danny Elfman’s work. Discusses the differences between different types of music as well as how and why different types of music are needed for different movies or TV shows. Activity: Children will research about Hans Zimmer of another composer and create a small informational poster about them.
HollywoodR95
Musician of the Month: ELLA FITZGERALD - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Musician of the Month: ELLA FITZGERALD - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Musician of the Month is a great way to bring some music history to your students! Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This is the perfect resource for your lessons on Ella Fitzgerald, a famous jazz musician from the 1900s. This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Musician of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Jazz, Composer, Conductor, Musician). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with 5 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. I display the current composer’s information in my room and then move his or her information to the hallway as a running list for students. Pictures of this can be found on my blog. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
pitchpublications
Musician of the Month: EDVARD GRIEG - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Musician of the Month: EDVARD GRIEG - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Composer of the Month is a great way to bring some music history to your students! Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This is the perfect resource for your lessons on Edvard Grieg, the amazing composer behind In the Hall of the Mountain King and Morning Mood (from the Peer Gynt Suite). Hint: He’s great for an October composer of the month! This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Musician of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Composer, Conductor, Musician). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with 5 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. I display the current composer’s information in my room and then move his or her information to the hallway as a running list for students. Pictures of this can be found on my blog. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
pitchpublications