Lesson 1: Percussive Animals

Free access during school closures. After moving expressively in response to music, children then embody animals, before exploring how different instruments can be used to represent them

Learning Objectives

  • Moving my body appropriately when music is played

  • Experimenting with percussive instruments to make sounds for different animals

  • Explaining the sounds I have chosen for different animals

  • Suggesting ways to improve my performance

Lesson plan

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Teacher Video: Percussive animals

Presentation: Percussive animals

Created by:
Laura Barr,  
Music specialist
In her 14 year teaching career, Laura assumed the roleA particular job you do as part of a larger task. of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with…
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