Tag: Call and response

Year 4, Unit 4: Songs of the City – Lesson 6

Key Learning Objectives: To sing with confidence and control as an individual and in a group. To sing in parts. To understand the significance of folk songs and oral tradition and explain this with reference to known songs.   Starter activity: Class vocal warmup using the track, ‘Warmup and Stomp Canon’, explaining to the children that singers […]

Year 6, Unit 1: Water – Lesson 2

Key Learning Objective:  To add and maintain a second part to the sea shanty in harmony. Additional Learning Objective:  To explore call and response structure further.   Starter activity: Listening and response exercise based on the Overture ‘The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)’ by Mendelssohn. Focus on how the rolling melodies are reminiscent of the seascape the inspired the […]

Year 3, Unit 3: Pitch – Lesson 5

Key Learning Objectives:  To further develop aural skills and understanding of how a melody moves. To work in small groups to ‘notate’ patterns of notes, using objects to mirror both rise and fall in pitch.   Starter activity: Select an activity from the Pitch Starter Bank. Main activity: Representing note patterns: Listen to ‘Bristol Pitches’ and pitch pattern the […]