A powerpoint outlining the elements, African influences and riffs used in ‘Africa’ by Toto. Accompanied by a worksheet with fill in the gap sections linking to the power point. Glossary page for homework also included. A fantastic introduction to the piece and gentle easing into an analysis. All elements are covered in the powerpoint and booklet using MAD TSHIRTS.
A detailed knowledge organiser outlining all key Music Elements, African influences, Key words and defintions, Structure and Harmony and some score detail. Full lead sheet. Also a blank Knowledge organiser that students can fill in - can be used as a revision tool or homework task.
Performance booklets for students to learn Africa on their instruments independently whilst learning about the harmony and structure of the piece. Also an overview of all instrumental parts and a powerpoint to teach from. A powerpoint outlining all of the background information of Africa, the musical elements, African influences and a starter quiz. This is coupled together with a work booklet for students to complete and fill in gaps whilst following the powerpoint. A four page detailed Knowledge Organiser of Africa by Toto. A blank Knowledge organiser for students to fill in.
This is a really tricky piece to teach a whole class to play with so many key changes and complex chords. Therefore I made a really ‘child friendly’ visual support aid to help students learn the chords and structure of this piece. There is a booklet for the following instruments: Piano, Keyboard and Xylophone Guitar & Ukulele Bass Tabs All instruments (overall booklet for teacher) There is also a powerpoint to support teaching all sections of this piece and broken down into manageable chunks. This really helped my students and we were able to perform it much quicker than I anticipated. Really easy to set parts for students to learn as homework too.
A powepoint to support a ukulele workshop for a whole class ensemble style lesson/scheme of work. Songs included are: Watermelon Sugar Pie by Harry Styles *Own It *by Stormzy, Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa Blinding Lights by the Weekend The powerpoint teaches students how to Correctly label the parts of the ukulele How to number the fingers Read ukulele chord diagrams Strumming patterns. How to read and play tabs Blinding LIghts includes more difficult slides as an extension on reading Tablature and adding a picked ukulele line to fit with the strummed chords. All songs lyrics are written out with where to play which chord for students to follow as they play and sing.
This is a fantastic resource to help GCSE students understand all components required of the Composition unit. Pages include, a planning table, examples of different score types, a simplified assessment criteria, 2 submission pages draft with marking proforma. This enables you to mark drafts and let students resubmit work, there is also a section for students to respond in order to evidence feedback. It also breaks down all of the elements to show how to use and select them to get the best grade. This has worked fantastically with my students!
Power point consisting of modern pop songs to be played on the ukulele. Chord diagrams and lyrics included for: Sam Smith - Stay with me Vance Joy - Riptide Bruno Mars - Lazy Song George Ezra - Budapest Lily Allen - Smile Ceelo Green - Forget you Aloe Blacc - I need a dollar James Bay - Hold back the river (tabs)
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.
An overview of African Drumming and its key features.
A lesson introducing tonality and key signatures, major keys and their relative minors, scales and consonant and dissonant.
A powerpoint with video links to introduce Classical Indian music and its history, culture and Geography. Bhangra is also feature with video links and key words and listening questions linked to GCSE exam practice.
Information and pictures of Gamelan, its history and geography. Note values and rhythmic grid to practice interlocking patterns. A worksheet for students to practice composing and playing their own interlocking rhythms in small groups.
A powerpoint introducing Pachelbel's Canon and Baroque key terms including Ground Bass, Cano, Variations, Polyphony
Questions base don Mozart's 'Ah vous dirai je-maman' Introduction to Theme and Variation. Composition ideas on how to vary a theme
Seven Years by Lukas Graham and Let it Go by James Bay designed for band work. Music is arranged for pianists, bassists, guitarists, ukuleles and singers. Worksheets consists of chords, tabs, lyrics for all of these instruments. Designed for students to work independently in bands to work out their own musical parts. All information displayed on one sheet for ease of handing out and collecting back in - all students can work from the same worksheet.
10 questions based on ‘Il Gardellino’ Mvt II score - recognising intervals, key signatures, composers directions, chords
Great introductory lesson to Indian music- Classical and Bhangra. Hyperlinks included to take you to youtube clips.
A quiz/test that test’s student’s knowledge of reading and analysing scores. Questions include interval and cadence recognition, ornaments, keys and instrumental techniques and transposition. Based on Moozart’s ‘Marriage of Figaro’ but general theory questions can be used across all A Level Music exam boards.
Activities for GCSE and A Level students all based around intervals. Includes charts for students to cross them off as they hear them. Bingo cards for a small A Level group or for a bigger GCSE class to work in groups. The classroom teacher can play the intervals or students can test each other at pianos or xylophones sitting back to back. There are several tasks designed to improve students aural skills and ability to pick out and recognise intervals in both a listening test but also in a score.
A package to guide you and your students through MOCK performances as well as the final exams. Documents can be used to prepare students in understanding the criteria as well as working out their 30% grade for both solo and ensemble performances. Also a document for students to choose their final pieces and to discuss with their peri teachers as well as time their performances to make sure they meet the AQA requirements
A powerpoint consisting of the traditions and culture of African music. Keywords and features that link to the GCSE exam. Scores for African vocals, un-pitched percussion and xyxlophones A week by week break down for teaching whole class African drumming