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Musical Family Card Game OCR 9-1 GCSE

Musical Family Card Game OCR 9-1 GCSE

This pack of resources includes: A set of cards A template to make the box for the cards (if you’re feeling creative A powerpoint that gives you ideas of what games to play and what instruments in the pack belong to which genre.
sjberry3
Read A Book

Read A Book

This is a song about reading books for Early Years and Key Stage 1 (although Key Stage 2 really like it too!). It has sound effects and a very catchy tune. Perfect for World Book Day. Contains vocal track, instrumental track, piano and vocal sheet music and a PowerPoint of the lyrics.
dguerrard
Beethoven's (Slightly Higher and Easier) 5th Symphony

Beethoven's (Slightly Higher and Easier) 5th Symphony

This was designed for my very able Year 6 class, although this is probably a Key Stage 3 - 4 activity. It is a simplified and shorter Orff arrangement of the first movement of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony with a few extra instruments that the children play. If you would like to see the Musescore file it can be found here
dguerrard
Musical Futures | 7  Pop Songs

Musical Futures | 7 Pop Songs

Made suitable for Ukulele, Bass, Keyboard and singers. For guitarists, see the instrument chord book I’ve added in. (1) 7 Pop Songs is the Powerpoint in PDF format to ensure all fonts and imagas stay as they were intended. All 7 songs have been shortened slightly, keys changed and everything is labelled the same for Ukulele, Bass and Keyboard. (2) These are the sheets to go with the Powerpoints, easier to print out for in class, concerts… (3) Chord Book - Ukulele, Guitar, Bass and Keyboard with loads of different chords, all labelled to match so pupils can get straight to making music together!
tbrads90
Write a class song!

Write a class song!

This is a 6 week topic that aims to give the children an understanding of the song writing process. This topic is designed to give the children the opportunity to write a song, from scratch, as a class over a six week process. It will help them to develop a good understanding of the process of writing a song, the “musical ingredients” (elements) that are needed and an appreciation of the time and skill that goes into writing a song. The children will develop an understanding of how to structure a song, creating verses, a chorus and the opportunity to compose a bridge/middle 8 as well. You do not necessarily have to be musical to do this but obviously some knowledge would help. It’s a great project for you to use for children who currently play an instrument as well, especially if you have been learning one via the wider opps/first access projects. Instruments can be easily incorporated into the topic. The topic also included opportunities for children to rap and beat box if they are not too keen on singing! The first 1-3 lessons will be spent on writing some verses and a chorus. This will be followed by adding simple accompaniment using class percussion (tuned and untuned) and other instruments your class/children may have been learning how to play. The songs will be kept in C Major/A Minor (Using the common chords C, F, G & Am). This is perfect for their vocal range and for accompanying instruments. Instrumental parts could also be added in between the verses and choruses. By the end of the topic the class with have a complete song that they can record and perform to other years and their parents. Links to curriculum/Possible assessment opportunities: Use the voice expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes Play tuned and untuned instruments musically Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music Please note: I have used the font AR CHRISTY so you may have to edit some of the slides/fonts.
iamsomewhere
Killer Queen differentiated revision grid (Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Music)

Killer Queen differentiated revision grid (Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Music)

This revision grid for “Killer Queen” by Queen contains all the key information specified by the exam board condensed into easily understandable “student speak” lists, with key information highlighted in bold. The information has also been separated into the “essential for all” basic facts in green, the more detailed info in blue and the high level “icing on the cake” stuff in pink. I find that this helps to direct students revision - for lower ability pupils it helps to say “just focus on the green, then work on the blue” to make the information seem more accessible. For higher ability pupils it helps prioritise their revision into what is the most crucial information to tackle before the higher level detail.
danielpate
All Set Works differentiated revision grids (Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Music)

All Set Works differentiated revision grids (Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Music)

These revision grids for the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Music course contain all the key information specified by the exam board condensed into easily understandable “student speak” lists, with key information highlighted in bold. The information has also been separated into the “essential for all” basic facts in green, the more detailed info in blue and the high level “icing on the cake” stuff in pink. I find that this helps to direct students revision - for lower ability pupils it helps to say “just focus on the green, then work on the blue” to make the information seem more accessible. For higher ability pupils it helps prioritise their revision into what is the most crucial information to tackle before the higher level detail. All are high quality A3 PDF files (but can be printed at A4 and look almost as nice!)
danielpate
20 x Musicians Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Music Singers

20 x Musicians Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Music Singers

20 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheets of keywords on the theme of ‘Famous Musicians’. Wordsearches are: 1990s No.1 Artists Aretha Franklin Beatles Beethoven Bob Dylan Bob Marley Composers Elton John Gary Barlow Louis Armstrong Male Solo Artists Neil Diamond Ringo Starr Russell Watson Rod Stewart Spice Girls Stevie Wonder Take That Tina Turner Will Smith 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
10 x Musicians Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Music Artists Singers

10 x Musicians Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Music Artists Singers

10 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheets of keywords on the theme of ‘Famous Musicians’. Wordsearches are: 1990s No.1 Artists Aretha Franklin Beatles Bob Marley Composers Louis Armstrong Male Solo Artists Neil Diamond Russell Watson Will Smith 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