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Resources focus on two areas; Music lessons and activities and school assemblies.

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Controlling Sounds Unit

Six Music Lessons

Reception and Key Stage 1

Six practical music lessons based around exploring sounds and music through play, and responding to simple musical directions.

Pupils learn how to;
• Create a variety of sounds using percussion instruments
• Identify a range of percussion instruments
• Respond to musical directions for stopping and starting
• Control sounds in order that they become gradually louder or gradually quieter
• Conduct a group using four directions; start, gradually louder, gradually quieter and stop
• Perform as a group and discuss the performances.

Musical terms/words;
• Conductor
• Gradually getting louder
• Gradually getting quieter
• Percussion instrument
• Volume

Minimal resources required; a range of percussion instruments; simply use what you have.

You do not need a musical background to deliver this unit.

The music activities in this pack cover EYFS requirements and Key Stage 1 content through Playing, Improvising and Listening, (National Curriculum for Music).

This unit includes;
• Six detailed, easy-to-follow lesson plans
• Tried and tested tips and advice
• Numerous exercises to practise

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