Understanding Music – Worksheet Bundle for GCSE MusicQuick View

Understanding Music – Worksheet Bundle for GCSE Music

Save 33% by purchasing all of the Understanding Music series of worksheets together in this bundle! With 22 worksheets across 5 separate resources, this bundle is a great companion to introducing various elements of music required by many of the different GCSE Music specifications. This bundle contains the following resources: – Understanding Music: Melody (pack of 8 worksheets); – Understanding Music: Rhythm and Metre (pack of 11 worksheets); – Understanding Music: Triads and Chords (single 3-page worksheet); – Understanding Music: Recognising Intervals (single 4-page worksheet); – Understanding Music: Cadences (single 6-page worksheet). All worksheets are provided in PDF format. More detailed previews and descriptions of each of the resources is available by clicking the individual resource name. It is the responsibility of the teacher to check the coverage of this worksheet bundle against the exam board specification, this does not intend to offer complete coverage for all specifications. Please leave a review if you like this bundle!
SeanYoung_Music
Practice Music Dictation Tests for Pearson Edexcel AS and A Level Music (2016 Specification)Quick View

Practice Music Dictation Tests for Pearson Edexcel AS and A Level Music (2016 Specification)

This 50 question resource will help students prepare for the dictation part of the examination for the new Pearson Edexcel AS and A Level Music specification. Students will be required to listen to an extract of music and complete the pitches and/or note durations that are missing from the version notated in the exam paper. This book provides a total of 50 music dictation tests that will help students to prepare for the dictation part of their AS or A Level music exam. The book begins with a series of easier tests that enable students to gradually develop their dictation skills, by first focussing on just the rhythm, then just the melody, before putting these skills together. The book is structured in 8 questions, each containing 6-8 tests: – Question 1: Rhythmic Dictation (8 tests, monophonic recording, rhythm only) – Question 2: Melodic Dictation (7 tests, monophonic recording, melody only with rhythm given) – Question 3: Melodic Dictation (7 tests, monophonic recording, melody only with rhythm given) – Question 4: AS Level Dictation (6 tests, based on tests in Sample Assessment Materials) – Question 5: AS Level Dictation (7 tests, based on tests in Sample Assessment Materials) – Question 6: A Level Dictation (6 tests, based on tests in Sample Assessment Materials) – Question 7: A Level Dictation (7 tests, based on tests in Sample Assessment Materials) – Question 8: Dictation in Context (2 tests, dictating melody and rhythm from a recording with full texture) A full sample question is available to view in the files section. A full mark scheme and audio files for each question are included. A mark record sheet for students to keep a log of their progress can also be found at the back of the book. The book is provided as a PDF file, and the audio files for each question are provided in MP3 format within a compressed ZIP file. This book is designed so that it can be used as one off printed sheets which can be given to students, or as a full printed booklet. A handy guide has been included to help you, if you want to print the full book, to help you make sure the right pages end up in the right place! If you like this resource, please leave a review below. ––––––– Update 21/10/2017: Correction of errors in questions Q1(b), Q2(a), Q4(d), and Q7(d).
SeanYoung_Music
World War 2 Music (1930's - 1940's music)Quick View

World War 2 Music (1930's - 1940's music)

This is a 6 lesson topic exploring the music listened to and played during World War 2. The children will develop an understanding of the styles of music civilians and soldiers were listening to during the 1930's and 1940's including Vera Lynn, George Formby, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong etc. They will also learn how to play a simple swing/jazz piece of music (C Jam Blues), develop their improvisation skills and sing a fun Glenn Miller inspired song. By the end of the topic the class will have a good understanding of the music of World War 2, the instruments that make a jazz/big band, the role music and songs played during the war, what swing music is and how to improvise using the pentatonic scale. Overall, this topic will help children develop a range of skills including listening and appraisal, singing, musical instrument playing, improvising and performing.
iamsomewhere
Musical Futures | 7  Pop SongsQuick View

Musical Futures | 7 Pop Songs

Made suitable for Ukulele, Bass, Keyboard and singers. For guitarists, see the instrument chord book I’ve added in. (1) 7 Pop Songs is the Powerpoint in PDF format to ensure all fonts and imagas stay as they were intended. All 7 songs have been shortened slightly, keys changed and everything is labelled the same for Ukulele, Bass and Keyboard. (2) These are the sheets to go with the Powerpoints, easier to print out for in class, concerts… (3) Chord Book - Ukulele, Guitar, Bass and Keyboard with loads of different chords, all labelled to match so pupils can get straight to making music together!
tbrads90
Understanding Music: Melody - Worksheet Pack for GCSE MusicQuick View

Understanding Music: Melody - Worksheet Pack for GCSE Music

All GCSE music specifications require students to have a comprehensive knowledge of a variety of different melodic devices, with many courses requiring students to be able to demonstrate this knowledge in both composition coursework and in the appraising exam. This pack of 8 worksheets introduces a wide range of these devices, and includes two short composition tasks that give students an opportunity to practice using these devices before beginning their composition coursework or while preparing for the exam. Each of the worksheets that introduce new keywords come in two variants: one that has the definitions already provided, giving a useful reference or revision sheet; and one that provides a blank space for the student to write a definition for themselves. Where appropriate, each keyword is accompanied by a short musical example. Here is a breakdown of each worksheet: – Worksheet 1.1: An introduction to a range of melodic devices with definitions provided; – Worksheet 1.2: An introduction to a range of melodic devices with space for students to research and write their own definition; – Worksheet 1.3: A follow-up composition task, using the melodic devices covered in Worksheets 1.1 and 1.2; – Worksheet 2.1: An introduction to a range of melodic devices with specific focus on devices that can be used in motivic development; – Worksheet 2.1: An introduction to a range of melodic devices with specific focus on devices that can be used in motivic development, with definitions provided; – Worksheet 2.2: An introduction to a range of melodic devices with specific focus on devices that can be used in motivic development, with space for students to research and write their own definition; – Worksheet 2.3: A follow-up composition task, using the melodic devices covered in Worksheets 2.1 and 2.2; – Worksheet 3.1: Introduction to a range of additional melodic keywords not previously covered, with definitions provided; – Worksheet 3.2: Introduction to a range of additional melodic keywords not previously covered, with space for students to research and write their own definition. Previews of the first page of each worksheet are available from the files list. Throughout the worksheets, the following keywords are covered: Conjunct, disjunct, scalic, triadic, passing note, broken chord, ornament, trill, acciaccatura, appoggiatura, sequence, augmentation, diminution, retrograde, glissando, melisma, blue notes, diatonic, chromatic, riff, ostinato, inversion, hook, articulation, improvisation, legato, staccato, and marcato. It is the responsibility of the teacher to check this coverage of keywords against the exam board specification, this worksheet pack does not intend to offer complete coverage for all specifications. Please leave a review if you like this resource!
SeanYoung_Music
Cover Work Music KS3Quick View

Cover Work Music KS3

A double sided cover worksheet for KS3 students to complete based around managing a band. Could be easily delivered by a non music specialist for emergency cover work.
brebe05
Key Stage 3 Music Cover BookletQuick View

Key Stage 3 Music Cover Booklet

Booklet for cover work for Key Stage 3 Music lessons. Each activity/page should last at least an hour (I have used them for this long). Includes 5 tasks - elements of music description, designing your own radio show, musical futures/band work, film music and writing your own pop or rap song. Could easily cover five theoretical lessons (cover, removal, difficult classes, etc.) Does not need a Music classroom to complete. Just need to print booklet and give to a student with paper! Suitable for non-specialist teachers as well.
LanMusic
World MusicQuick View

World Music

This is a 6 week topic aimed at KS1 and KS2 to teach them about different music traditions from around the world. Throughout this topic, pupils will be given the opportunity to explore music from different countries and cultures around the globe, including: West Africa, Australia, Poland, Ireland, Jamaica and Native America. Each week will focus on a different country. The focus of each lesson will be to learn where the country is on the map, listen to an example of traditional music from that that country and learn a song/game/dance that is culturally relevant. Pupils will be given the opportunity to develop their listening and singing skills (Links to curriculum can be found at the bottom). By the end of the topic pupils should have a better understanding of different styles and genres of music and where they came from as well as developing their understanding of the role of music in different cultures and societies. Perfect for linking to Geogrpahy and History! 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 it may look different when downloaded!
iamsomewhere
Practice Exam Paper 1 for AQA GCSE MusicQuick View

Practice Exam Paper 1 for AQA GCSE Music

This fantastic resource contains one complete practice exam paper and accompanying mark scheme for the Component 1: Understanding Music exam that students will sit as part of the assessment for the AQA GCSE Music (9-1) qualification. The questions are worded in the AQA manner that will suitable prepare students for their examination. This resource includes one complete practice paper and a comprehensive mark scheme to accompany each of the questions. The paper contains the AQA specified questions for Section A and Section B. Within Section A you will find two questions from each Area of Study with 20 marks distributed across contextual questions. Section B contains questions based on the four different set works from the AoS. Download will include four pdf documents: - A 1 page preview of an example Section A question (please note this is not the complete question) - A 1 page preview of the Teacher Mark Scheme (please note this is not the complete question) - A 25 page Practice Paper - A 30 page Teacher Mark Scheme. This document also contains YouTube links to the recordings used as well as track timings. Audio files – Unfortunately, for reasons of copyright, this resource does not have an accompanying audio CD or sound files. In the Teacher Mark Scheme there are YouTube links to the recordings used and the track timings. For best results teachers can download the tracks and use software to create their own CD to accompany this Practice Exam Paper 1. This Practice Exam Paper 1 could be used as a mock paper to prepare the Year 11 students for their Component 1: Understanding Music Exam.
Eddieball
BTEC music unit 1 'The Music Industry' - Revision PackQuick View

BTEC music unit 1 'The Music Industry' - Revision Pack

Collection of student friendly resources for students to use to revise in preparation for the BTEC music unit 1 'Music Industry' exam. Variety of tasks to prepare students for the range of questions, from multiple choice to essay based scenarios
obalcombe
Musical Theatre Resource PackQuick View

Musical Theatre Resource Pack

A small set of sheets to develop an understanding of Musical Theatre. Includes: -a worksheet describing different types of songs used in musicals; -a listening sheet to be used with songs from musicals. Use it to build up a bank of information about different songs and musicals. -a musical theatre glossary.
AndyGriffiths
Eduqas GCSE Music - Music for EnsembleQuick View

Eduqas GCSE Music - Music for Ensemble

3 sets of lessons which revise Chamber music, Musical theatre and Jazz and blues music under the Music for ensemble category. Students must revise key words and categorise them into a revision grid. Powerpoints are provided for each lesson with differentiation embedded. There are listening questions for each style of music and musical theatre and jazz and blues also provide longer answer questions and options to plan these answers and a hint sheet to support lower ability students.
HMBenglishresources1984
GCSE Film MusicQuick View

GCSE Film Music

Powerpoints for 4 lessons on Film Music aimed at covering OCR new 9-1 Spec. Easily editable for KS3 or other specs. Final listening test and answers also included.
maybeshescrazy
Understanding Music: Rhythm and Metre - Worksheet Pack for GCSE MusicQuick View

Understanding Music: Rhythm and Metre - Worksheet Pack for GCSE Music

All GCSE music specifications require students to have a comprehensive knowledge of a variety of different compositional devices relating to rhythm and metre, with many courses requiring students to be able to demonstrate this knowledge in both composition coursework and in the appraising exam. This pack of 11 worksheets introduces a wide range of these devices, and a variety of different activities and a composition task that provides students an opportunity to practice using these devices before beginning their composition coursework or while preparing for the exam. Each of the worksheets that introduce new keywords come in two variants: one that has the definitions already provided, giving a useful reference or revision sheet; and one that provides a blank space for the student to write a definition for themselves. Where appropriate, each keyword is accompanied by a short musical example. Here is a breakdown of each worksheet: – Worksheet 1.1: An introduction to rhythm and metre with definitions provided; – Worksheet 1.2: An introduction to rhythm and metre with space for students to research and write their own definition; – Worksheet 1.3: A follow-up task, testing the knowledge of note values and time signatures covered in Worksheets 1.1 and 1.2; – Worksheet 2.1: An introduction to a range of melodic devices with specific focus on devices that can be used in motivic development; – Worksheet 2.1: An introduction to different types of rhythm, such as polyrhythm and syncopation, with definitions provided; – Worksheet 2.2: An introduction to different types of rhythm, such as polyrhythm and syncopation, with space for students to research and write their own definition; – Worksheet 2.3: A follow-up composition task, using the rhythmic devices covered in Worksheets 2.1 and 2.2; – Worksheet 3.1: An introduction to rhythmic development (augmentation and diminution), with definitions provided; – Worksheet 3.2: An introduction to rhythmic development (augmentation and diminution), with space for students to research and write their own definition; – Worksheet 3.3: A follow-up task testing students' ability to augment and diminish rhythms; – Worksheet 4.1: An introduction to tempo, with definitions provided; – Worksheet 4.2: An introduction to tempo, with space for students to research and write their own definition. Previews of the first page of each worksheet are available from the files list. It is the responsibility of the teacher to check this coverage of keywords against the exam board specification, this worksheet pack does not intend to offer complete coverage for all specifications.
SeanYoung_Music
MusicQuick View

Music

Let's learn about Music! This worksheet includes 13 pages with a large variety of activities and exercises about music. The materials have informative exercises about music such as instruments, famous musicians, history, music styles and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. Overview: Page 1: Introduction Page 2: History Page 3: Instruments Page 4/5: Music Styles Page 6: Famous Musicians Page 7: Karaoke Page 8: Musicals Page 9: The greatest Composers Page 10: Revision Page 11: Answers Extra: Music Styles (Expert) Extra: Famous Musicians (Expert) The answers and an answer sheet are included. Keywords: Music, notes, pitch, tune, rhythm, piano, violin, guitar, instrument, rock, pop, blues, classical, karaoke, musical, composer, Mozart, Bach, Beethoven, Chopin.
willemmacau
Harry Potter Music - Exploring the Orchestra and Musical terminologyQuick View

Harry Potter Music - Exploring the Orchestra and Musical terminology

This powerpoint explores the various sections of the orchestra, along with how they are used in John William's Harry Potter Symphony Suite to portray various moods. Tasks include identifying which section of the orchestra are playing based on sound, and matching pieces of music to pictures based on their tempo, dynamics and timbre. Questions are included throughout the presentation Would be suitable to explore over a number of lessons as there is a lot of content
ShinC
Pop Music Unit Year 8Quick View

Pop Music Unit Year 8

A fully resourced unit with performing, composing and appraising assessments.. All necessary resources are included along with starters and games which consolidate learning. Also includes a history of pop music presentation accompanied by written questions.
kathrynharp