Topic - What do Aliens think of life on planet earth?
Musical Theme - Duration - long and short
Listening - Piano music - Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21, K.467
The children will learn the song 'Travelling In My Spaceship' - they will develop the use of So Fah hand signs to recognise changes in pitch and use ta and the rhythmic sounds to identify rhythms.
They will compose musical messages to send back through space.
Bronze - I can make a simple sound pattern.
Silver - I can repeat my sound pattern with good accuracy.
Gold - I can combine two sound patterns together.
Autumn Term 2
Listening focus - music of the medieval period - plainchant
Pitch focus - rising and falling patterns
Rhythmic focus - barn owl song
Bronze - I can play rising and falling sounds with growing care
Silver - I can play rising and falling patterns carefully
Gold - I can play my patterns very well and sing also.
Barn Owl by John Oates
Silently, through the air, under silver moonlight.
Barn owl, swooping low, searching for its food tonight.
Brown field mouse, keeping still, while the hunter flies above.
Barn owl, swooping low, little mouse its fav'rite grub.
Autumn Term 1
Key Music Learning: simple rhythmic patterns and pulse
Dimension in sound: Duration - long and short sounds
Listening focus: String sounds - String Quartet No2 by Borodin
Bronze - I can keep the pulse correctly
Silver - I can play the rhythm correctly most of the time
Gold - I can play my rhythmic pattern correctly
Star - I can make and play a longer rhythmic pattern correctly