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Cuckoo

Cuckoo

Perfect for new teachers or the more established teacher looking to add to their classroom curricula and enhance their lesson plans. This kit explores ‘mi’ and ‘so’ on a one line staff/stave, as well as ‘ta’ and ‘ti-ti’. It assists in the practice and reinforcement of these elements. Students pick the answers to the interactive PowerPoints and follow up with worksheets to promote the writing of musical notation. There are 7 interactive Powerpoints, 3 worksheets, copy of the song and kit information included in this Zip file. Once unzipped, open the folder and start the Menu file. Here you will be able to access all the components of this kit. You will require Microsoft PowerPoint (post 2010) and a PDF reader for this kit. It can be used on both WIN and MAC platforms. *PROMETHEAN SMART BOARD USERS - IMPORTANT NOTICE* In order for this product to function fully, please choose the 'Annotate Over Desktop' function and then run the Menu file through the PowerPoint software.
musicstave
One by One (Song about the Power of One)

One by One (Song about the Power of One)

This is an original song, lyrics and mp3 included, to teach young children about the power of themselves (one person at a time) as well as other things in the world that have 1 as their number (IE: the sun, moon). We all have to start as one person at a time in order to positively effect the world around us.
jimgaven
Three Christmas Performance Pieces for Nursery, Reception & Key Stage 1

Three Christmas Performance Pieces for Nursery, Reception & Key Stage 1

Three Christmas-themed performance pieces suitable for Nursery, Reception and Key Stage 1 children. Comprising of 'The Little Drummer Boy', 'Little Donkey' and 'Jingle Bells', this set of simple pieces can use as few as one or two children or a whole class! These activities will support children in developing their knowledge of instruments, their confidence, their performing and listening skills. They teach children to listen very carefully, perform with percussion instruments and stop and start at the correct times. This bundle includes recordings of each song, detailed, simple, step by step instructions on how to build and prepare the performances and in addition, there are ideas, tips and extension suggestions. You do not have to have a musical background to deliver them.
Newtonlab
6 Lessons POP MUSIC Composition and Performance featuring All of Me -John Legend and Stand By Me .

6 Lessons POP MUSIC Composition and Performance featuring All of Me -John Legend and Stand By Me .

******Lesson 1 is free to try ********* These 6 lessons include 2 songs that are written for guitar, vocals and keyboard. Lessons 1-3 are performance lessons that lead onto the class using what they have discovered to compose their own song. Can be used with KS3 or KS4. Easy to follow lessons that have all you require for an engaging, fun and productive classroom. Music sheets are colour coded for SEN and EAL. Includes differentiated music sheets and questioning . Life without levels assessment criteria included. All PowerPoints have guides in the notes section. 2 homework sheets also included.
GW_music
Hallowe'en Activities

Hallowe'en Activities

A fun-packed, jam-packed goodie bag of Tricks and Treats for primary aged children at Hallowe'en time. There's a detailed set of activities for drama games, an arty party and warm-up games with a spooky twist, involving music, mindfulness, concentration , role-play, and moments of calm. The activities can form sessions on their own, but can be cherry picked to be incorporated to stimulate or round-off similarly themed lessons. At the end of the document, there's a short but informative recommended book list, including notes on the origins of the folk stories we know today that are far more terrifying in their original forms than their Disneyified counterparts. JUST ADDED! A set of worksheets based on the skull decorations often seen during Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico and America. The first sheet provides illustrative examples for the children to look at and discuss (as a class. group, talking partner etc), the second sheet is a very basic colouring in (that can be added to with the children's own design and flowers etc), and the third is the basic skull shape, which is up to the children to design (and again flowers etc can be added). The children's skull pictures can be printed or stuck to card and made into masks by cutting out the eye holes and making holes at either side of the face.
dcukface
Rhythm Flashcards

Rhythm Flashcards

A set of 22 four-beat rhythms using minims, crotchets, and quavers. These flashcards can be used in a variety of ways over KS2, KS3, and KS4. * Clapping rhythms on flashcards as part of lessons on rhythmic notation * Introduction to rhythmic dictation (finding the rhythm that has just been played/clapped) * Prompts for composition ideas The flashcards can also be used in instrumental lessons to develop understanding and recognition of rhythmic notation. The flashcards can be used separately (each A4 page should be split horizontally to form two rhythm cards), or spiral bound to turn into a rhythm flip chart.
KPChappell
Nine Tails Pirate Song!

Nine Tails Pirate Song!

A freebie version of my original song for EYFS-KS2! Everyone loves a dastardly pirate so why not add this song to your class' repertoire. (C) Maxine Lincoln 2011
mo0se
The Witches' Spell - Teaching Pack of lessons and presentation

The Witches' Spell - Teaching Pack of lessons and presentation

Here are the full set of lesson plans, presentations and printable resources that you'll need for sessions with EYFS, Key Stage 1 or 2 children and their teachers. These lessons introduce the famous 'Double, double, toil and trouble...' verses from the play, Macbeth, said by the witches as they create a spell and is a great way to bring children to the Bard for the first time. Children get to act out the spell and build their own verses, using key vocabulary, and rhythm and rhyme. There are also lessons on capacity, counting, sorting, music, and art. Differentiation is built into the sessions, and the lessons can be seen as a starting point for your own ideas. There is scope for further development into a longer term project, with potion making and hallowe'en activities etc. A follow-up to the drama and music work could be a musical scene based on the spell, which could become a longer more demanding drama and movement performance for an assembly or end of term production, depending on the ability of your pupils. Every lesson has clear aims and success criteria, a comprehensive list of resources, helpful key words and specially designed worksheets and/or presentations, which are all created to be adaptable for your settings and your classes. My aim to make something that is useful and usable for teachers, that is fun for everybody, while creating memorable educational experiences. I have used the extract here with 3 to 11 year olds many times, and it is always a guaranteed winner, becoming a firm favourite warm-up game for drama activities. To hear a FREE recording of the poem, please go to my website: http://emblabee.org/the-31-days-of-scary-day-1/
dcukface
Pirates and Mermaids Class Assembly/Show - Suitable for KS1

Pirates and Mermaids Class Assembly/Show - Suitable for KS1

My reception class had to do a class assembly in line with our theme - pirates and mermaids. I wrote a script all about a pirate treasure hunt and what 'treasure' really is - we should treasure friendship more than jewels and gold. 7 pirates go on a quest to find a treasure chest which happens to be in Ibiza! In Ibiza, they meet some Spanish pirates who have the Jolly Rodger flag on their ship. The pirates all work together to look for the treasure and come across some sea creatures and mermaids. The mermaids offer the pirates a treasure full of gold or something special that would bring them all together as friends. The pirates choose the special chest which has our class pet inside! A lot of hard work went into this assembly script and presentation and I hope that someone else can enjoy it! This pack contains: * the full script and costume ideas * a PowerPoint presentation with animation and music - all set up to play. Faces of the children can be added to animated pirate bandanas and mermaid tails (as seen in cover image) * music to run along side (although this music is already loaded onto the PowerPoint) * Letters home to parents to request costumes and attendance to the show
harleyharleydee
The Witches' Spell - Music, Science/Maths, Art

The Witches' Spell - Music, Science/Maths, Art

Three sets lesson plans, worksheets and full notes on how to deliver fab experiences to get young children thinking! Inspired by The Witches' Spell in Macbeth by William Shakespeare, these sessions are part of a longer unit covering all areas of curriculum, but are great as stand alone sessions too. In this pack are three lesson plans and the printable resources you'll need. The children are given opportunities to make music, sort objects, and create a cauldron of their own. Aims and success criteria are made clear, as are the key words and resources needed for the activities that take place. Differentiation is built into the sessions, and the lessons can be seen as a starting point for your own ideas. Learning Objectives and Assessment for Learning boxes are included on the worksheets to help you with your marking. There is scope for further development into a longer term project, with potion making and further potion and magical activities etc. All of the resources can be easily adapted for your use in the classroom, but if you would like me to do for you, please contact me: emma@emblabee.org I am here to make your life easier after all :) To hear a FREE recording of the poem that inspired the activities, please go to my website: http://emblabee.org/the-31-days-of-scary-day-1/ There are also links to the other resources and lesson plans in The Witches' Spell Teaching Pack.
dcukface
Playing the Kazoo Song

Playing the Kazoo Song

This is a fun almost a cappella song about the kazoo. Of course, there are kazoo solo parts to have fun with and sing along with your students. Enjoy being silly with this small and simple instrument.
jimgaven