Musical elements card sort revision exercise (GCSE/ Advanced KS3)

Sort card exercise which acts as a great revision activity for students and provides them with a useful glossary. Covers the following terms:

  1. Melody
  2. Harmony and tonality
  3. Texture
  4. Structure
  5. Music technology
  6. Rhythm, metre and tempo
  7. Dynamics

The resource comes in both pdf format (correct answers with each definition ready for cutting up for card sort) and also as the original word document should you wish to add to it/ alter it. Green words are the basic words that all should know. Yellow words are those needed by students aiming for top grades. Dealing with general analysis terminology, and so not exam board specific.



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Created: Nov 12, 2019

Updated: Nov 14, 2019

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