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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
Music GCSE 9-1 Compostion: Brief 1 Starting Point

Music GCSE 9-1 Compostion: Brief 1 Starting Point

The resource was designed to scaffold all students on their Composition 1: Composition to a Brief for the 2017-18 cohort in the new AQA GCSE 9-1 specification. The resource is a starting point to provide support and also challenge for Brief 1 provided by AQA this year. The A4 document goes through different possibilities for the students with information on the following: - Starting point - How to use the melodic shape - Questions to Consider - Potential elements, techniques and resources - What do we know about the music provided? - Challenge (Stretch) - Support You can preview some of these boxes and the information it contains. The full resource will be on page two of the document. 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
GCSE Music 9-1 Composition: Structure Differentiation

GCSE Music 9-1 Composition: Structure Differentiation

The resource was designed to scaffold the students who are targeted 8/9 in Music however do not yet have a grasp of the compositional techniques to access this. In each of the A4 sheets students are guided through the four most common forms in classical music with annotated sheet music examples. long with this are questions to challenge the more able students. Each A4 document goes through the following structure: - Binary - Ternary - Rondo - Theme and Variation The fifth page of 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. This resource has been tailored towards the new AQA GCSE 9-1 Specification.
Eddieball
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
ABRSM Theory Grade 1-5 Personalised Learning Checklist

ABRSM Theory Grade 1-5 Personalised Learning Checklist

A PLC for students completing the ABRSM theory course. Excel spreadsheet turns 1,2,3 into red, amber green to give students a visual of gaps in their knowledge. Really useful tool for both teachers and students to assess and track learning and progress.
amyjanejohn
Scale Spellings

Scale Spellings

This is a simple resource I created for my Y10 GCSE music class. It simply teaches pupils how to spell a major scale, with C Major being example chosen. It then shows the C Natural Minor scale spelling and how to use this to change a Major Scale to a Minor scale. It shows pupils how to play the scales on piano and guitar, allowing the use of a practical element to a theory lesson.
CJY2015
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!
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