I've found it a slightly more accessible way of starting to read music with the younger ones and you really don't need many resources. The less able ones quickly catch on as they have the support of the rest of the class. I have been pleasantly s
I don't remember where the &'MR TIGHTS&'; acronym came from, thank you if this was someone on here! \nI put this together to help my group out with revision for the mock exams. \nThey've been quite useful to have out on the desk in recent lessons to aid with confidence.
Works well as a first unit of work for year 7
First in the series of a Scheme of work exploring the links between musical styles and the art world. Focuses on new composition ideas.Lessons on Serialism and Minimalism to follow.
Scheme of work looking at how music is used to 'sell' starting with TV themes and ending in an advertising project.
This is a worksheet I use to help pupils focus as we watch Peter and the Wolf. \nDepending on the class, I sometimes stop the DVD to discuss the use of instruments and characters instead. I've found it also works if you give each pupil a character and get them to argue that theirs is the best in terms of a suitable instrument.
I am in the process of developing a departmental marking policy and have sometimes found it useful to have a bank of next step statements to help pupils work out what they need to do to make progress. This works when giving both verbal and written feedback. I have included a template in case you want to adapt/in case I have missed anything out.
Introductory lesson to SOW on patterns and structures in music.
I cut these out, laminate them and stick them to the back of pupils' chairs. As well as familiarising them with names of composers it&'s also useful as a filler when you have extra time as pupils can introduce their composer to the rest of the class.
Differentiated grids as an introduction to reading rhythms.
Useful posters to have around the room.
Resources to accompany music in the media SOW
Resources to introduce this set work - background to the Baroque period and Handel's oratorio the Messiah.
The power point is a useful prompt for discussion and recapping key terms. The key terms and definitions can be cut out and matched up to revise terminology. The timeline events can also be cut out and put into order as a listening exercise, or used for notes to transfer onto score.