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I teach Music in a secondary school and so provide resources for both the KS3 curriculum and exam boards at KS4 (AQA, RSL). I also have a YouTube channel which provides interactive videos to learn musical key vocabulary.

I teach Music in a secondary school and so provide resources for both the KS3 curriculum and exam boards at KS4 (AQA, RSL). I also have a YouTube channel which provides interactive videos to learn musical key vocabulary.
GCSE Music Film and Computer Gaming Music
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GCSE Music Film and Computer Gaming Music

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Film and Computer Gaming Music Scheme of Work. Suitable for AQA GCSE Music students A complete powerpoint, listening and assessment materials for Film and Computer Gaming Music from the 1990s to the present Includes: Various activities and questions to test students Youtube links to relevant listening Listening tests at the end with assessment sheets and mark scheme (on ppt). Used over several weeks, depending on the ability of the students. Relevant resources: Popular Music Piano Music Coronation Anthems and Oratorios Orchestral Music
Circle of fifths worksheet
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Circle of fifths worksheet

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Worksheet for students to fill out on the circle of fifths. Works with my ‘Understanding Key Signatures’ resource. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/understanding-key-signatures-11905871 Students work through the different key signatures and write them out on the diagram. 3 levels of difficulty to work through.
Y9 Music Theory Assessment
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Y9 Music Theory Assessment

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A music theory assessment I’ve used with Y9 students (pre GCSE course) that assesses Rhythm, Dynamics, Tempo, Texture, Melody, Chords, Harmony, Key Signatures, Musical Devices, Articulation. It tests their ability to use their theory knowledge practically with scores, preparing them for score analysis. Could be used with Y9 or Y10 students to test their knowledge of key vocabulary in relation to score reading.
Coronation Anthems and Oratorios
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Coronation Anthems and Oratorios

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Coronation Anthems and Oratorios Scheme of Work. Suitable for AQA GCSE Music students A complete powerpoint, listening and assessment materials for Coronation anthems and Oratorios of Handel Includes: Various activities and questions to test students Youtube links to relevant listening Listening files Listening tests at the end with assessment sheets and mark scheme (on ppt). Used over several weeks, depending on the ability of the students. See also: Orchestral Music Piano Music Popular Music Film and Computer Gaming Music
GCSE Music AoS 2 Popular Music
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GCSE Music AoS 2 Popular Music

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Popular Music Scheme of Work. Suitable for AQA GCSE Music students A complete powerpoint, listening and assessment materials for Popular Music Includes: Various activities (Sibelius files for performances and some composition activities) and questions to test students Youtube links to relevant listening Listening tests at the end with assessment sheets and mark scheme (on ppt). Used over several weeks, depending on the ability of the students. See also: Film and Computer Gaming Music Piano Music Coronation Anthems and Oratorios Orchestral Music
GCSE Music AoS 1 Orchestral Music
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GCSE Music AoS 1 Orchestral Music

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Orchestral Music Scheme of Work. Suitable for AQA GCSE Music students A complete powerpoint, listening and assessment materials for the Orchestral Music of Hayden, Mozart and Beethoven. Includes: Various activities (Sibelius files for performances and some composition activities) and questions to test students Youtube links to relevant listening Listening tests at the end with assessment sheets and mark scheme (on ppt). Used over several weeks, depending on the ability of the students. Relevant resources: Piano Music Coronation Anthems and Oratorios Popular Music Film and Computer Gaming Music
British Folk Music Ukulele SOW
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British Folk Music Ukulele SOW

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Folk Music SOW for all encompassed in one powerpoint, lesson by lesson. Including starter and plenary questions, activities and performance pieces for ‘Drunken Sailor’ and ‘Greensleeves’ on Ukulele. I have used withY7, but could be used with Y8.
Treble Clef and Bass Clef Whiteboard Practice
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Treble Clef and Bass Clef Whiteboard Practice

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Treble clef and bass clef practice. I’ve had students write the note name quickly on their whiteboard and hold it up, the quickest to get it right gets points, merits, praise etc. You could also countdown from three and get all students to hold it up at the same time, to stop cheating! Could be used with Y7 all the way to 11 depending on abilities.
GCSE Music AoS 2 Revision questions
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GCSE Music AoS 2 Revision questions

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Eight full listening questions relating to each area of AoS 2 (Musicals, Rock Music, Film and Computer Game Music and Pop Music). Includes printable papers and a mark scheme. YouTube links to the extracts are given and some music is embedded into the PowerPoints. Perfect if you are running a revision session on AoS 2 or if you want to do an end of unit listening assessment.
Singing lesson These Days by Rudimental
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Singing lesson These Days by Rudimental

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Hi, I wrote this lesson for an interview. The purpose being to enthuse students in singing and to perform ‘These Days’ by Rudimental. It contains a lesson plan, a WAGOLL (What a good one looks like) video, a backing track and the presentation. The lesson takes into context many key words that could be learnt whilst also learning to sing a piece of music. You could print out some of the slides for students to read the lyrics and also to check their pitching on an instrument. The interview was a 25 minute lesson, but it could be stretched out to ensure students perform with fluency.
Music Rehearsal Diary
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Music Rehearsal Diary

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This resource allows students to complete a rehearsal diary for their musical practice. It contains a help guide at the beginning to give ideas to students on how well they are doing and what they need to do to improve, as well as sentence starters to improve longer written work. This is particularly useful if following the RSL exam board as this can be used to help students start to log their progress on their instrument.
GCSE Music AoS 1 Piano Music
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GCSE Music AoS 1 Piano Music

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Piano Music Scheme of Work. Suitable for AQA GCSE Music students A complete powerpoint, listening and assessment materials for the piano music of Chopin and Schumann. Includes: Various activities and questions to test students Adapted pieces for students to play Youtube links to relevant listening Video explaining piano pedals Listening tests at the end with assessment sheets and mark scheme (on ppt). Used over several weeks, depending on the ability of the students. Relevant resources: Coronation Anthems and Oratorios Orchestral Music Popular Music Film and Computer Gaming Music
Understanding Key Signatures
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Understanding Key Signatures

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Step by step powerpoint going through the circle of fifths and key signatures, including relative minor and briefly harmonic minor at the end of the powerpoint. Powerpoint animations help with understanding of circle of fifths. Can be taught over 3/4/5 lessons, depending on the ability of your cohort. Various exercises for students, some class exercises and individual questions to consolidate learning at the ends of lessons. Easily adaptable.
Intro to Rhythms
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Intro to Rhythms

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Introduces rhythms and corresponding rests including dotted rhythms. Class exercises on completing bars and time signatures.
Reading Ukulele Chord Diagrams
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Reading Ukulele Chord Diagrams

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Students can’t get hold of an instrument to practice ukulele? Want them to be able to read chord diagrams ready to practice when they get back into school? Here’s an activity which tests your student’s ability to read ukulele chord diagrams. Complete with help guide, follow up questions you might have asked if you were teaching them face to face and extension activity for keen students. Answers also provided for ease of assessment or self assessment.
Folk Music Practical Activity
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Folk Music Practical Activity

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This resources is designed to allow students to learn a piece of Folk music by rote and then try to work out the notes. It requires students to first watch a YouTube video and then fill in the notes by either using a keyboard, or a virtual keyboard (Information given in the resource).
Learning Notation Song
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Learning Notation Song

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A video I created for either KS2 or 3, even KS4 if needed, to teach all about Learning Notation in an interactive and fun way. Using The Proclaimers '500 Miles&' as a basis.
Popular Music Structure
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Popular Music Structure

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A video I created to explain song structure within Popular Music. Using Taylor Swift's &'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together&';.