This 6 week unit of work contains weekly lesson plans based on a 45 minute session, suitable for specialist and non-specialist teachers. Through continuing the story based learning, and meeting Staccato and Legato characters as well as the Rhythmajig notation characters (Crotchet, Minim etc). Developing instrumental, children will complete listening, notation and rhythm work and will learn to respond to changes in pitch, tempo and rhythm, dynamics and also sound. Using movement activities to understand staccato and legato. Looking at their symbols and using them effectively in their music. Sheet music/ mp3 pack and resource pack also available.
This resource pack includes the story for the unit of work, high quality original character images, notation flash cards, musical signals flash cards and posters of locations that children 'visit' in fictional Ocarina Island. Sheet music/ mp3 pack also available to supplement the lesson plans (also available).
Complete 6 week unit of work: full lesson plans that take children on a journey to new worlds, reading and writing stave notation and using real musical vocabulary with the help of cool characters. The focus of this unit is articulation (legato and staccato) which children learn to recognise in music as they listen (recommend using youtube or similar for music clips), and to respond to musical signals in their singing and playing. Suitable for use with keyboards, glockenspiels, boomwhackers, recorders, ocarinas, chime bars or other tuned instruments. Resource and sheet music/ song packs also available. www.rhythmajig.co.uk www.facebook.com/rhythmajig
Notation flash cards, character images, posters, raps, activities and story to accompany lesson plans and sheet music/ songs (also available) for this 6 week unit of work. www.rhythmajig.co.uk www.facebook.com/rhythmajig
A powerpoint aimed at discussion around the World Cup encouraging pupils to write. The slides can be printed off and made into a workbook. Activities include comprehension, anagrams, alphabetical ordering and ICT skills.