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AQA Music GCSE 9-1 Composition Briefs: Starting Point

AQA Music GCSE 9-1 Composition Briefs: Starting Point

The bundle contains all four of the popular 'Starting Point' resources. Each contains a break down of the 2017-18 AQA brief as well as tools that will help stretch and support all learners. 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: Accompaniment Cards

GCSE Music 9-1 Composition: Accompaniment Cards

Many students find it easy to create a chord sequence and play it through as block chords on the piano. This resource aims at demonstrating to students different ways in which they can use their chords as a form of accompaniment. On the back of the example are four differentiated questions to allow for stretch as well as support. This resource has been designed for a Quiz-Quiz-Trade activity in an AQA 9-1 composition lesson to provide students with a starting point for their accompaniment. The resource includes: - Four made for piano - Two made for electric guitar - Two made for a string quartet The differentiated questions focus on the instrument you would find the technique on, genre you could find it in, advantages of the technique and disadvantages of the technique. 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
Music GCSE 9-1 Compostion: Brief 4 Starting Point

Music GCSE 9-1 Compostion: Brief 4 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 4 provided by AQA this year. The A4 document goes through different possibilities for the students with information on the following: - Starting point - Technology - Questions to Consider - Potential elements, techniques and resources - Technology based pieces/albums - 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
Music GCSE 9-1 Compostion: Brief 3 Starting Point

Music GCSE 9-1 Compostion: Brief 3 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 3 provided by AQA this year. The A4 document goes through different possibilities for the students with information on the following: - Starting point - Ostinato - Questions to Consider - Potential elements, techniques and resources - Recommend Listening - 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
Four-part Glockenspiel Performance Piece - Snow is Falling -  Key Stages 2 and 3.

Four-part Glockenspiel Performance Piece - Snow is Falling - Key Stages 2 and 3.

Snow is Falling These resources will support your delivery of the National Curriculum for Music. This piece works particularly well with Key Stages 2 and 3 children. You only need glockenspiels and metal wind chimes, (if you have them) to perform this. ‘Snow is Falling’ is a simple, four-part melodic composition for glockenspiels. It is easy to put together and extremely effective; a gentle, haunting piece. You can have as few as four players or as many as you like. These musical activities teach children to listen very carefully, keep to a steady beat, perform with glockenspiels and play notes on specific beats. This culminates in a performance of a four-part, harmonised melody called ‘Snow is Falling’. Children learn the definition of percussion family, tuned and untuned percussion instruments, glockenspiel and are introduced to the musical terms tempo, beats, glissando and the sharp sign #. You do not have to have a musical background to teach this composition. This pack includes detailed, step by step instructions on how to build and prepare ‘Snow is Falling’ and a power point diagram depicting all parts together.
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Music GCSE 9-1 Compostion: Brief 2 Starting Point

Music GCSE 9-1 Compostion: Brief 2 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 2 provided by AQA this year. The A4 document goes through different possibilities for the students with information on the following: - Starting point - Bill Baily's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra - 1970s Cop Music - Questions to Consider - Potential elements, techniques and resources - Existing TV Crime Theme Tunes - 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
MUSIC EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) Elements of Music worksheet to fill in

MUSIC EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) Elements of Music worksheet to fill in

Various elements of music feature in the two GCSE specimen papers published by Edexcel. I have analysed both papers and made a list of the elements covered. This two-page resource has boxes for the students to fill in so that they have all of the information they need at-a-glance.
sparkhallo
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
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.
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