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I am a music specialist and the music I write is original, tested on children and for the less confident teacher. My aim is to provide you with everything you need to fulfil Topic requirements and those of the National Curriculum (without having to prepare anything.) I provide Power Points/videos and give you mp3s and lyrics. Notation is sometimes given. The instrumental parts are dead easy!

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I am a music specialist and the music I write is original, tested on children and for the less confident teacher. My aim is to provide you with everything you need to fulfil Topic requirements and those of the National Curriculum (without having to prepare anything.) I provide Power Points/videos and give you mp3s and lyrics. Notation is sometimes given. The instrumental parts are dead easy!
The Vikings, Runes
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The Vikings, Runes

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Comprehensive Power Point charting the origins of Viking writing, the high regard they held it in and how it was used in an everyday manner. The alphabet is included and children encouraged to make up their own runic sentences
Habitats  The rainforest music
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Habitats The rainforest music

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Recreate the sounds of the Rainforest. Identify the musical elements (and be able to define them) dynamics (loud and quiet); texture (Layering of sounds) Explore and discover sound makers in the environment (including own body and voice) Identify how the sounds are made The link is to the full length original version on you tube
The  Viking raids on Lindisfarne
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The Viking raids on Lindisfarne

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The prosperity of the Vikings. The raid on Lindisfarne. Drama lesson about the monks and their vows of silence The link is to a video describing the preparation for the journey
Viking artefacts
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Viking artefacts

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What are artefacts?. Photographs of artefacts. What purpose they served. Quite a lot of information. Please edit as you see fit. Feedback appreciated
Friendship . The dog and the dolphin
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Friendship . The dog and the dolphin

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The wonderful story of the dog and the dolphin who became friends. I have put the web address to the original video but I have included my adapted version in the downloads as the scene when the shark appears is a little frightening for younger viewers I have a also written the soundtrack,. Whatever age, this video captures children’s hearts. It can be used during Assembly or when the children walk in.
Friendship. Sing, play and draw with a song inspired by Oliver Jeffer's "Lost and found"
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Friendship. Sing, play and draw with a song inspired by Oliver Jeffer's "Lost and found"

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The resources can be used with the book Lost and found or a just as a song about friendship 1.There is a video of the song with percussion opportunities 2.lyrics 3 .2 backing tracks ( one without the children's percussion part) and a vocal track. There are also worksheets with examples given . There is scope for movement as the children face each other and row backwards and forwards in the chorus. A PPT is also provided should you prefer that to a video. There is also a free video on the free rsources section for movement and music . See https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/music-and-movement-penguins-friendship-11059688
Toys. Music for non specialist. Warm up, song writing , percussion playing. PPT  with inbuilt sound.
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Toys. Music for non specialist. Warm up, song writing , percussion playing. PPT with inbuilt sound.

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This resource covers singing, song writing and playing percussion instruments. The sound is inbuilt into the PPT. There are mp3s if preferred and backing tracks. The theme is TOYS. Resource includes. 1. Display only 2. 2PPT covering warm up, song writing, percussion playing 3. Mp3 voice “Late one night” and backing track 4. Mp3 voice “My favourite toy” and backing track 5. Mp3 voice “magic toy” and backing track 6. List of resources National Curriculum • use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes • play tuned and untuned instruments musically • experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.
Compose and move to the sounds of dinosaurs . Non specialist
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Compose and move to the sounds of dinosaurs . Non specialist

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Suitable for ages 5 to 8. Sound embedded in PowerPoint The PowerPoint has various dinosaur "sounds" that the children are asked to listen to. Then they interpret the sounds with instruments which are suggested (More confident children will suggest their own.) Finally the sounds are layered (Texture is added) by the author and then the children are encouraged to put their own sounds together. For differentiation, If you have a competent musician in the class, he or she could play the keyboard above the percussion sounds.
A song for the Chinese new year. Video. PPT  mp3s vocals, backing.
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A song for the Chinese new year. Video. PPT mp3s vocals, backing.

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Using the mp3s , you can substitute the name of animal you wish to sing about. The example here is the dragon. The song encourages the use of drum and cymbal as children celebrate the Chinese new year. The vocals sing of the dragon but any animal may be substituted when you use the backing track. 1. PPT of the song 2. Mp3 backing with percussion 3.Mp3 backing no percussion 3.Mp3 vocals 4.Lyrics 5. Video of the song
"The Reading Song" Catchy and easy  for Book Week
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"The Reading Song" Catchy and easy for Book Week

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This catchy song is a good starting point for Book week or World book day. It is suitable for non-specialists and those more confident. It has an easy to learn chorus so the children will soon pick it up. It tells the story of a child who reads at night under the duvet with a torch. The verses show the places and characters that are imagined. There is an extension in the form of a harmony for those more confident teachers. It is based on some of the words in the chorus. Basically, it is a run down from C to lower G Provided in the resource - 1. An animated video of the song 2. A PPT version (if you prefer that format) 3. Mp3s of the vocals and backing 4. Lyrics / guitar chords 5. The lead line in notation (Sibelius or Jpeg) 6. The harmony (extension) It’s a walking bass, and its shown in white on the harmony score.
A song and percussion. Give me five. Healthy eating. Video. PPT. worksheets. Mp3s
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A song and percussion. Give me five. Healthy eating. Video. PPT. worksheets. Mp3s

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This catchy song is about the importance of eating the right food for energy (Like petrol in a car). If used in conjunction with other resources in the pack,it can be used over a few weeks. Useful for Health week, food projects or Assemblies. If teaching to early years, let them copy the rhythms of the drum and guiro. Older children, or those who have music lessons, might appreciate the PPT on playing the instruments .This asks the children to listen in depth to the guiro and drum. There are 2 worksheets. One to draw the chosen 5 a day (I brought fruit and veg in to draw) and the other to write a simple song. The resources include 1a A PPT of the song 1b. A PPT teaching the rhythmic accompaniment 2. A video of the song 4. Mp3 vocal track 4. Mp3 backing track 4. MP3 instrumental excerpt 5. Worksheet writing a song 6. Worksheet Drawing 5 a day 7. Lyrics and chords Key stage one • use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes • play tuned and untuned instruments musically • experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music. • key stage 2 • use and understand staff and other musical notations
The Seasons song  with percussion parts for the non specialist . Worksheet and follow up ideas
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The Seasons song with percussion parts for the non specialist . Worksheet and follow up ideas

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A song about the seasons . Each verse a different season. The video has words and prompts for percussion instruments. If you haven't got a bird warbler, children love a small keyboard (some have pre-programmed chirps) or, you could use a cuckoo sound (G and a lower E.) It’s a useful song for all seasons of the year. Preview song (with different illustrations ) https://youtu.be/ZcXI1JCpDxs In the resource pack you will find - 1.A worksheet. Children draw a representative image from the song for each season 2.A video of the song 3. separate lyrics 4.A PPT of the song with follow up idea at the end and a link to listening music. 5 A backing track and a vocal track