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ACAMUM084

Develop aural skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music including dynamics, pitch and rhythm patterns

Elaborations

  • singing learnt pitch and rhythm patterns and varying elements of music within them to create different effects, for example, singing softer or louder, faster or slower, repeating phrases (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • exploring and varying instrumental timbres in isolation and combination, for example, playing softer or louder, faster or slower, repeating phrases (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • identifying and explaining features in music using terminology and a range of notation (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • Considering viewpoints - forms and elements: For example - How did the music change? How many different sections are there in the music? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using movement to demonstrate an understanding of musical form, changing actions as the music changes (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)

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2 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    teaching resource

    Sound Groups Worksheet

    An engaging activity to consolidate understanding of groups, and items within groups.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Sound Groups for Teaching Multiplication

    This educational video and accompanying worksheet is a listening activity that doubles as a vehicle for teaching early multiplication skills while honing musical skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 2 - 3 8 mins