Spring Term 1
In My Rocket - What is it like in outer space?
Key Musical Theme - Duration - rhythmic patterns
Listening - Baroque Music 1600-1750 Handel's Water Music
The children will learn to sing the song - 'In my rocket'
They will play a simple tuned part on chime bars after learning how to sing the part. The children will develop sound patterns for their space craft.
Success Criteria -
Bronze - I can sing the song with good accuracy and perform on instruments with growing control.
Silver - I can sing the song and the instrument part correctly and develop sound patterns for my space craft.
Gold - I can perform with a good sense of pulse, sing well and structure my music in an interesting way.
Autumn Term 2 - Wolves
Listening Focus - Medieval and Renaissance music 500-1500 e.g. Plainchant
Dimension of sound - Duration - rhythmic patterns
Key Learning Focus - to compose rhythmic patterns
Bronze - I can combine long and short sounds
Silver - I can repeat my pattern of long and short
Gold - I keep in time to the pulse when playing my rhythm
Big Bad Wolf? by J. Oates
Big bad wolf is what they say.
Three little pigs always running away.
I don't know why 'cause I've never hurt a fly.
Such a really good wolf, a super nice guy.
Autumn Term 1
Listening focus: African music - call and response.
Dimension of sound- texture (layers of sound)
Key Learning Focus: To perform with a good sense of pulse and rhythm.
Bronze- I play my rhythm in time mostly
Silver- I play my rhythm correctly and in time.
Gold- I play my rhythm in time whilst others play a different rhythm
Star- I can arrange and order the rhythms to make longer music
There's a turnip at the bottom of the garden, and it's ready for the kitchen pot!
There's a turnip at the bottom of the garden and it's ready for the chop, chop, chop.
It's no use this turnip is resisting
I need some help to lift this crop.