Lesson 2: Sonic Soundtracks

Using their programming skills, pupils create a piece of music based upon a given theme, including the use of loops. Thanks to Dubai English Speaking School for our header image!

Learning Objectives

  • Using Sonic Pi’s basic commands
  • Creating a program that plays themed music
  • Able to include a loop in a program
  • Able to debug simple errors in code

Lesson Plan

Including loops and debugging
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Resources

Sonic Pi Basic Commands
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Musical Features PowerPoint
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Example Mindmap
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Sonic Soundtracks

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Sway Grantham,  
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Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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