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Features of Pop Music - AQA GCSE Music

Features of Pop Music - AQA GCSE Music

Features of Pop Music presentation to fit in with AQA GCSE Music New Specification - Area of Study 2 - Pop Music. 10 slides. Learning objectives displayed on each slide for schools that follow this policy. Slides cover types of voice and vocal techniques, effects and technology, popular instruments and their roles, rock 'n' roll, basic features of rock music, 1960s British Pop and Modern Pop.
EmmaLanney
Minimalism - AQA GCSE Music, New Specification, Area of Study 4

Minimalism - AQA GCSE Music, New Specification, Area of Study 4

Presentation on Minimalism to fit with new spec GCSE Music AQA - Area of Study 4 (Western Classical Tradition Since 1910). Covers roots of minimalism, John Cage, Steve Reich, Terry Riley and John Adams, and the suggested listening. Lists of features of minimalism and techniques used, with practical task at the end where students are given a melodic cell and told to develop in minimalistic style with suggested techniques. This was originally done on GarageBand, but could be done as a class ensemble. Learning objectives included.
EmmaLanney
KS3 & GCSE Music: Literacy Pyramid

KS3 & GCSE Music: Literacy Pyramid

In many new GCSE specifications the weighting for the music listening and analysis exam is double what it was previously. It is therefore imperative that students have a grasp of key musical terms and vocabulary before entry to the GCSE course. The Literacy Pyramid is a starting point for KS3 and GCSE students to have the constant reminder of the key terms and vocabulary and their meanings. They Literacy Pyramid is best printed on card, laminated and then assembled into a square based pyramid to allow a 3D focal point to student's tables. The Literacy Pyramid covers the following areas: - Tonality - Melody - Harmony - Notation - Stave and Keyboard - Tempo - Structure and Form - Dynamics -Texture It is the responsibility to check through this resource and target it to specific students against their target grade and exam board specification. This resource has been tailored towards the new AQA GCSE 9-1 Specification.
Eddieball
Wider Listening Diary for Eduqas GCSE Music (9-1), 2016 Specification

Wider Listening Diary for Eduqas GCSE Music (9-1), 2016 Specification

Regular wider listening is an important part of preparing for the new Eduqas GCSE Specification, as the exam requires students to listen and identify musical devices that are used in unfamiliar repertoire. The music they will be required to listen to in the exam will be related to by style and/or genre to one of the four areas of study. By engaging regularly in listening to unfamiliar music of these styles/genres, students will develop their appraising skills and their ability to recognise various musical devices in unfamiliar music. To support this, I've launched #WiderListeningWednesday on Twitter and Facebook, with a different wider listening piece posted each Wednesday at 9.30 am. This wider listening diary is the perfect accompaniment to these weekly posts, as it will ensure your students engage regularly in listening outside of lessons and will provide a useful record for revision, without the task become arduous and time consuming. What's included? – The diary comes in the form of a full colour A5 booklet that can be printed for students which provides space for 51 diary entries in one place. For best results this should be printed commercially. Two versions of this booklet are included, one for in-house printing, and a second for commercial printing with all of the necessary crop marks included. Please consult the attached guidance for commercial printing to ensure your printed product appears correctly. – The book contains useful guidance that will help students recognise the important features of each wider listening piece, and also contains a list of the musical devices listed in the specification, for reference. – For ease, a handy printing guide has been included to guide you through in-house printing and some recommended print specifications, if you choose to let a professional print company handle your printing. You can follow #WiderListeningWednesday on Twitter @SeanYoung_Music and Facebook @SeanYoungMusicEd! Please share, retweet and leave a review of this resource if you like it!
SeanYoung_Music
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
GCSE Music 9-1 Composition: Chords Differentiation

GCSE Music 9-1 Composition: Chords Differentiation

Throughout all of the new GCSE 9-1 specifications students are required to compose stylistically for their instrument(s) of choice. Upon seeing many students struggle apply a chord sequence successfully to their instrument(s), this complete resource was created. Each A4 document has two A5 resources with; a break down for writing for the instrument(s), sheet music as well as stretch and support prompts for differentiation. The A5 sheets are: - Chords to Piano Accompaniment (1) - Chords to Piano Accompaniment (2) - Chords to Guitar - Chords to Classical Guitar - Chords to String Quartet (1) - Chords to String Quartet (2) The fourth A4 page in this document is blank. It is the responsibility to check through this resource and target it to specific students against their target grade and exam board specification.
Eddieball
Worksheet Pack for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music (2016 Specification) - Area of Study 3, Set Work 6

Worksheet Pack for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music (2016 Specification) - Area of Study 3, Set Work 6

This pack, containing 11 worksheets and 1 teacher answer sheet, is designed to support the teaching of Set Work 6, 'Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner' from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, by John Williams, from the new Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music (9-1) 2016 specification. The activities and tasks on each of the worksheets are differentiated, in order to support the development of skills for a range of abilities. The following worksheets are included: – Worksheet 6.1: First Impressions; – Worksheet 6.2: The Set Work in Context; – Worksheet 6.3: Performing Forces; – Worksheet 6.4: Leitmotifs; – Worksheet 6.5: Structure; – Worksheet 6.6: Texture; – Worksheet 6.7: Rhythm, Metre and Tempo; – Worksheet 6.8: Harmony and Tonality; – Worksheet 6.9: Exam Style Questions; – Worksheet 6.10: Wider Listening; – Worksheet 6.11: Revision Checklist. In addition, a comprehensive answer sheet is included providing definitive answers (where they exist) and indicative content for student responses for every question presented in this worksheet pack. Added following feedback from a user of another worksheet pack in this series, these answers make marking and discussion of class tasks more efficient, and support peer and self-marking of tasks too! Previews of the first page of each worksheet are available from the files list. It is the responsibility of the teacher to check this coverage of this content against the exam board specification, this worksheet pack does not intend to offer complete coverage of the set work, but should be used instead as a tool to support the teaching of the subject content. Please leave a review if you like this resource!
SeanYoung_Music
Think Kit Music

Think Kit Music

Think Kit gets students thinking about intellectual property (IP) and how it helps inventors, innovators, designers and creators to achieve success by protecting their ideas. This series of three lessons helps Music GCSE and NQ students to explore the relevance of intellectual property (IP) to their lives and future careers. The lessons also support PSHE/PSD/PSE/SMSC/Health & Wellbeing. Students are encouraged to discuss the social, ethical and moral implications of commercialising their own work, as well as using other people’s work. Students will also develop employability and enterprise skills including creativity, problem solving, communication and working as part of a team. The lessons are flexible and can easily be adapted to meet the needs of your students – you may decide to use all three lessons or just one or two of them.
CathPhillips