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TUNED / KEYBOARD | Hallowe'en

TUNED / KEYBOARD | Hallowe'en

Quick one-off lesson for KS2 or KS3 for Hallowe'en. Good for looking at sharp and natural notes as well as crotchet and quaver rhythms. Print out the sheet if pupils need to write the notes on. Singing: Michael Jackson's Thriller (verse and chorus) Tune: In the Hall of The Mountain King by Edvard Grieg If you have pupils that really struggle or are really low ability then you could always get them to play the bass part on keyboard, glockenspiel or even bass: B E B E... Note: make sure to install the fonts to ensure it looks as intended.
tbrads90
Flight test engineers lesson plan

Flight test engineers lesson plan

In Flight Test Engineers, students will learn how to make, test and fly their paper aeroplanes. The lesson focuses on developing students’ understanding of how to carry out a ‘fair test’ and forces to explain the motion of their paper planes. Students share their ideas about how different wing shapes lead to different forms of flight. They make a prediction and plan a test, make and record measurements, and present and evaluate their results.
EDF_Energy
Slave Songs - Resistance

Slave Songs - Resistance

This lesson looks at how slaves used music to challenge the authority of their slave masters and send coded messages to other slaves. It uses some of the most famous songs (such as 'Swing low sweet chariot') and disects the lyrics to understand the true meaning of the songs. The lesson ends with the students having the opportunity to write their own slave songs.
laumorrow
TUNED / KEYBOARD | 3 Easy Classical Pieces

TUNED / KEYBOARD | 3 Easy Classical Pieces

In preparation for BBC Music Ten Pieces, I thought I would introduce some Classical Music to KS2 pupils on the glockenspiel, whether you use these for keyboard or even Ukulele. I will probably use them for Ukulele along with my Glockenspiel classes (Y4).
tbrads90
SAMBA | Swashbuckle Samba (Pirate Themed) [6 weeks]

SAMBA | Swashbuckle Samba (Pirate Themed) [6 weeks]

I love this topic for teaching kids about Carnivals and how Samba Schools set a theme for their song and costumes. This is a good one for performing as well as kids can always get dressed up themselves for it. There is a mixture of Sea Shanties and Pirate-related songs (though I'm sure you can think of more), pirate-themed rhythms and call & responses also Pirate-themed. I have included an audio sample of how the group rhythms should sound together. If you are unsure of how to perform the other rhythms see my FREE Grid Method resource. NOTE: make sure to install all fonts so that the Powerpoints look as intended.
tbrads90
Preschool Music Book - Preschool Music Curriculum, Take Homes

Preschool Music Book - Preschool Music Curriculum, Take Homes

Supplemental low-tech music book for common nursery rhymes. Assistive in development of language for children with delayed speech development, speech support, music therapy, Early Intervention and non-verbal children seeking ways to participate in preschool classroom music time. Inside you'll find appropriate age adjustments for each activity. Suggestions on what parents can do at home are also provided. Please note that recordings are not included, the book is for teacher use only, with permission to print out for parents of your own classroom students. All recordings can be found in multiple places, including online, for free. These activities are great for transitioning between other activities, circle time or music time! Suggested use of each chant and song is learning one per week so children become familiar with steady beat, whole body movement and musical awareness. If following the suggested planning, this book will provide 42 lessons. This product includes the following nursery songs: 1. Hello Everybody 2. The More We Get Together 3. Tingalayo 4. Sweetly Sings the Donkey 5. Trot, Little Horsey 5. Carnival of the Animals - Donkeys (Saint-Saens) 6. There's a Cobbler Down the Street 7. See How I'm Jumping 8. All Around the Garden 9. Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush 10. Aeolian Lullaby 11. Trot, Trot to Boston 12. Roly Poly 13. Sometimes I'm Very Small 14. Roll the Ball Around the Room 15. John the Rabbit 16. Stone Soup (Story with optional improvised singing) 17. Carnival of the Animals - Aquarium (Saint-Saens) 18. Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Story with Low, Middle, High voices) 19. A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea 20. Carnival of the Animals - Fossils 21. Head and Shoulders, Baby 22. Ten Little Fingers, Ten Little Toes 23. Two Little Eyes 24. Soft Voices, Loud Voices 25. Baby Bear Sits on the Chair 26. Going on a Treasure Hunt 27. Bye-Lo, Baby Oh! 28. Peas Porridge Hot 29. Carnival of the Animals - Lion (Saint-Saens) 30. Higglety Pigglety Pop 31. Batti Le Manine 32. Que Linda Manita 33. Diddlety, Diddlety, Dumpty 34. Dickery Dickery Dare 35. This Kitty Said 36. From Wibbleton to Wobbleton 37. Soft Kitty 38. Carnival of the Animals - Elephant (Saint-Saens) 39. Pizza, Pickle, Pumpernickel 40. Paw Paw Patch This product requires moderate assembly after purchase including binding or laminating if desired. I recommend use of heavy card stock paper to lengthen life of materials. All designs and finished products are property of Kristen L. Galardi
GracieRae
LP Records Music History Wordsearch Language Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

LP Records Music History Wordsearch Language Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'LP Records'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Typos and Mistakes - follow me for updates

Typos and Mistakes - follow me for updates

I apologise for any typos or mistakes I make. Please follow me for updates. Berlioz 1 has been updated. A Level Elements of Music has been updated ('technological processes' box replaced with 'context'; 2nd page now says 'A level')
sparkhallo
Civil rights and protest songs

Civil rights and protest songs

A series of full lesson plans to learn about the history of the US civil rights movement through protest songs. Students will write and perform their own songs, using backing tracks provided. This is an extract from the resource pack 'Martin Luther King in the UK', produced by Newcastle’s Martin Luther King Peace Committee. It is available from my resource pages.
nnsm2
Music Musical Terms Quiz KS3 GCSE Starter Settler Plenary Literacy Activity Cover Lesson

Music Musical Terms Quiz KS3 GCSE Starter Settler Plenary Literacy Activity Cover Lesson

10 questions about musical terms, with multiple choice options. Powerpoint so can be used on the board. Covers the key terms: a cappella, waltz, cor anglais, hoedown, tone poem, allegro, musical palindrome, pizzicato, variation and rondeau. Suggested extension activity of explaining the keywords. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board. Can take 10 minutes or if extension activities are used, a whole lesson.
mikedean
UKULELE | Getting Started [6 weeks]

UKULELE | Getting Started [6 weeks]

This set of lessons guides pupils through learning 1, 2 & 3 fingered chords along with songs, games, activities, strumming patterns / rhythms, tied together with learning objectives. I've include 4 backing tracks for getting started playing the chords of C, A minor, F and D minor. I label my ukuleles so that each note has a colour; C = Red, D = Orange, E = Yellow, F = Green, G = Blue, A = Purple and B = Pink. Anything else (flats/sharps used) I mark with black stickers. This makes it easy to explain to pupils which finger goes on which colour. NOTE: install the fonts included to ensure the powerpoints look as intended.
tbrads90