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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 […]

Reception, Unit 3, Calypso – Lesson 5

Early Learning Goals:  To understand that ‘texture’ is the layering of sounds. To follow pictorial notation.   Starter activity: Listening and Response exercise using the ‘Creepy Crawly Calypso’. The teacher to use different body percussion actions to the pulse, the children to copy the actions moving in time with the pulse. Discuss with the children if they […]

Year 5, Unit 3: Singing – Lesson 3

Key Learning Objective:  To identify, sing and perform intervals/leaps in a melody.   Starter activity: Choose an activity from the Pitch and Vocal starter bank. Main activity: Listening and response activity based on the track, ‘Young Rider’. Learn the song, focusing on the shape of the melodic line, ensuring the different intervals are pitched correctly. Plenary: Give the children […]

Year 4, Unit 2: Rhythm – Lesson 4

Key Learning Objectives:  To memorise and perform rhythms with increasing aural memory. To perform as part of an ensemble.   Starter activity: Select an activity from the Rhythm Card Starter Bank. Main activity: Incorporate the use of rhythm sticks into playing the call and response game, ‘My sticks, your sticks.’ Gradually develop the complexity of the rhythms, making […]

Year 4, Unit 2: Rhythm – Lesson 1

Key Learning Objectives:  To develop understanding of reading staff notation. To explore notating rhythms.   Starter activity: Select an activity from the Rhythm Starter Bank. Main activity: Listening and response exercise using the game, ‘Don’t Clap our School Back’. Use rhythm cards to sound out the Bristol place rhythms, focusing on how they are notated, culminating in the completion of […]