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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 […]

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 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 […]