Topic - Slavery -
Key Musical Theme - Texture - accompaniment
Listening - Baroque Music 1600-1750 - Handel's Water Music
The children will learn about American Spiritual songs and their importance to the American slaves of the 19th Century. They will sing 'Sweet Chariot' and come to understand the messages contained within the lyrics. The children will use the chords of C F G and Am to develop their own musical ideas.
Bronze - I can create a sound pattern based around the chords of C, F, G and Am
Silver - I can create a second sound idea and add a melodic part.
Gold - I can create a lyric and melody to sing over my sound ideas.
Key Music Learning: Playing independent parts within a group
Pitch focus - chords - major and minor
Listening focus - Greensleeves
Rhythmic focus - dotted rhythms - 6/8 pulse
Bronze - I can play the chords
Silver- I can play the second part
Gold - I can play my part in time whilst others play other parts
Star - I can play the melody of Greensleves