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OCR GCSE Music - "Classical Indian Music" Area of Study 3 "Rhythms of the World"

OCR GCSE Music - "Classical Indian Music" Area of Study 3 "Rhythms of the World"

OCR GCSE Music 9-1 - Area of Study 3 - Rhythms of the World “Indian Classical Music” This resource takes the pupils through all that they need to know about “Classical Indian Music” in preparation for their Music GCSE. The Powerpoint contains all of the information that they need in preparation for their exam, including videos and listening tests. This resource comes with; Teaching PowerPoint Videos Keyword Sheet Listening Tests (with audio) The resource is mainly aimed at the OCR board, but there is a lot of relavent information for all of the other GCSE exam boards. I hope that this resource is useful to you and your pupils. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. Thank you
benwhite1986
Understanding Pitch - a collection of worksheets

Understanding Pitch - a collection of worksheets

This collection of worksheets will support teaching and learning in both KS3 and GCSE music classrooms. They can be used in many different ways. They can be used for learning, revising and the testing of knowledge, as part of a lesson and as homework consolidation activities. They can be laminated and used with white board pens and they can be used to differentiate activites.
musichmc7
Dynamics - Learning the Italian terms

Dynamics - Learning the Italian terms

This resource includes 4 worksheets. The ‘listening mat’ has all the information included and can be used as a listening aid when you are teaching students to talk about the dynamics of the music. The other three worksheets support student’s growth of understanding as they become able to understand and use the Italian terms from memory. Or they can be presented as a differentiated task. They are suitable for use with GCSE and older KS3 students. These worksheets can be used as starter or plenary activities, or as a main aid for a listening activity. They can be laminated and re-used as required, or can be set as home work.
musichmc7
Duration - Note lengths,their names and using them to create interesting rhythms

Duration - Note lengths,their names and using them to create interesting rhythms

A bundle of worksheets focusing on the development of knowledge of note lengths and rhythm. These worksheets can be used progressively, from resources to support the learning of duration, to resources which test knowledge of duration. There are also worksheets which support students in building more interesting rhythms. These worksheets can be used in the classroom as part of an activity. They can be colour coded to represent different abilities, and they can be laminated and re-used as starter or plenary activities. The can also be used as home work activities. They are useful for KS3 to learn to read and write duration and for GCSE to revise from and to further stretch their knowledge of using simple and compound time to create more interesting and complex rhythmic ideas.
musichmc7
Key signatures

Key signatures

This is intended for use by GCSE music or able KS3 music students. It may also be used when teaching music theory lessons in any capacity. The objective of this worksheet is to recap and consolidated knowledge of key signatures up to three sharps and flats as this is the requirement for GCSE music. Once students have learned how to work out key signatures using the ‘order of sharps and flats’ method, you can use this 2-part worksheet to improve student’s understanding as a starter in the following lesson, or as a plenary when required. There is an extension to each worksheet, requiring students to use their less-used knowledge of the bass clef in a more independent way.
musichmc7
Play Sweet Child of Mine on the ukulele

Play Sweet Child of Mine on the ukulele

This is a scheme of work in which students learn to sing, strum the chords of the chorus, and play the riff of Sweet Child of Mine on the ukulele. It is highly differentiated with 4 levels of difficulty for both the chords of the chorus and the riff. The easy levels are very easy while the harder levels are challenging for young ukulele players. Lesson 1: Learn to sing the verses and chorus Lesson 2: Strum chords in the chorus Lessons 3 and 4: Pluck the riff Lesson 5: Put it all together to play the full song.
MusicTeacher18
Theme and Variation: Pachelbel's Canon

Theme and Variation: Pachelbel's Canon

This is a scheme of work for KS3 on performance and composition skills on Theme and Variation, exploring Pachelbel’s canon as an example. Lesson 1/2: History of the piece, what is theme and variation, sing the theme, play the theme on the keyboard Lesson 2/3: start to create variations on the theme using a keyboard Lesson 4: Play the theme on the ukulele. This is scaffolded to support lower ability and challenge higher ability learners. Lesson 5: Optional- can include keyboard arpeggios Lesson 6/7: group composition task where some students play keyboards/piano and some play ukulele. They create variations together (or individually and string them together) to create a theme and variation composition. I have included an assessment criteria which can be adapted for however you want to use it.
MusicTeacher18
Ledger line challenge

Ledger line challenge

This is the melody of We wish you a merry Christmas written with lots of ledger lines, both higher and pitches. Suitable for secondary students who need to practise reading ledger lines.
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