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Introducing the concept of Improvisation

There are many ways to approach improvisation in Jazz. It can initially be intimidating as it requires a grounding in harmonic analysis. However, once you have some grounding it is a fairly logical process, with the addition of creativity and personal ownership of course! 136 more words


Year 8 Learning Samples - Term 3, 2016

Here are some examples of learning from two performing tasks which students completed in Year 8 music this term.

Task 1: Making – Performing

Students improvised a melody over a 12 bar blues chord progression.   168 more words

Folk Music - Keyboard task

Drunken Sailor Keyboard activity

The following resource includes keyboard task sheets with assessment/progress checks, target setting sheets and success criteria.  Students can work independently and teachers can track their progress easily!  12 more words

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EYFS Music Resource

This is an excellent resource!  EYFS planning and resources for the beginner or experiences teacher.  Plenty of ideas!


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Lesson Planning - help!

When planning lessons for student with a suitable level of challenge, use these help sheets to make it easier!  Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy, it is very useful in getting you thinking about how to challenge your students for better outcomes! 36 more words

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The Singing Classroom's Blog

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Musical Cliches Booklet

The attached Musical Cliches booklet is designed for Y7 students, but could easily be used for Y5/6.  I have linked it to the Gladiator film film trailer (2000) and liked to keyboard and listening work.  63 more words

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