This is a composition activity centred around the pentatonic scale. Introducing drone, ostinati accompaniment, question and answer melodic phrasing, balanced phrases and rondo form. Each section should contrast experimenting with the elements of music. Worked well for me as a whole class activity and then in pairs.


  • Pentatonic worksheet[1].doc
  • Pentatonic worksheet2[1].doc
  • Pentatonic scale[1].ppt

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Created: Apr 20, 2011

Updated: Aug 19, 2015


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Pentatonic worksheet[1]


doc, 48 KB

Pentatonic worksheet2[1]

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ppt, 2 MB

Pentatonic scale[1]

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