Year 1 Musical vocabulary (Under the sea)

This unit sees children journey under the ocean to explore key musical vocabulary

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Lesson 1: Pulse and tempo: Dive into danger!

Using pulse and tempo to tell a story about a brush with sharks

Lesson 2: Dynamics and timbre: Underwater world

Using timbre and dynamics to represent an aquarium filled with different fish

Lesson 3: Pitch and rhythm: Underwater world

Learning about pitch and rhythm by adding a new character to the underwater piece

Lesson 4: Texture and structure: Coral reef

Using layering to imitate the different textures of a coral reef

Lesson 5: Musical vocabulary

Consolidating understanding of the key musical vocabulary from the unit