Tag: performance

Year 3, Unit 3: Pitch – Lesson 1

Key Learning Objectives:  To develop an understanding of pitch through kinaesthetic learning. To listen to and trace the pitch of a melody. To learn that the leaps in-between notes are called intervals.   Starter activity: Engage with the ‘aeroplane trail’ activity, found in the Pitch Starter Bank. Main activity: Listening and response exercise based on the track ‘Land […]

Year 3, Unit 2: Junk Percussion – Lesson 5

Key Learning Objectives:  To explore timbre using everyday items as instruments. To listen to and repeat a variety of rhythms using instruments.   Starter activity: Select an activity from the Rhythm Starter Bank. Main activity: Watch the provided videos from ‘Stomp’ the musical and discuss unusual aspects of the performance, focusing on choice of instrumentation and […]

Year 3, Unit 1: Air – Lesson 6

Key Learning Objective:  To perform and evaluate and complete the Hot Air Balloon composition. Additional Learning Objective:  To sing expressively.   Starter activity: Rehearse then perform Part one of the ‘Hot Air Balloon song’ with expression. Main activity: Brief rehearsal time with original scores, with a view to performing the final compositions. Plenary: Listen to the final performances […]

Year 3, Unit 1: Air – Lesson 5

Key Learning Objective:  To complete composing the soundscape and notate on graphic score. Additional Learning Objective:  To choose a location and represent it through notated symbols and with a particular dynamic.   Starter activity: Revisit ‘Hot Air Balloon song’, focusing on the direction of the melody. Does it move in steps or leaps? Main activity: Recap […]

Year 3, Unit 1: Air – Lesson 2

Key Learning Objectives:  To create a soundscape with an identifiable structure.   Starter activity: Introduction to the concept of structure, demonstrating its importance through the scenario of a telephone call. Main activity: Create a whole class soundscape of a hot air balloon taking off. Each group to be designated one section of the soundscape structure. Plenary: Performance opportunity, groups […]