Lesson 5: The Story of the Lion

Free access during school closures. In response to a story, children work in groups to create compositions for sections of the story, selecting appropriate instruments and focusing on tempo and dynamics, before joining their pieces together to perform as a class

Learning Objectives

  • Using an instrument to tell part of a story

  • Playing my instrument at the right time

  • Taking part in a group performance

Lesson Plan

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The story of the lion PowerPoint
Composing animals PowerPoint

The story of the lion

Created by:
Laura Barr,  
Music specialist
In her 14 year teaching career, Laura assumed the role of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with children with a disadvantaged background, either through deprivation or disability,…
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