Lesson 4: The safari response

Pupils are given examples of 'calls' which they beat the 'response' to using an instrument, and then move on to working together to invent their own animal call and responses, recording their notations

Learning Objectives

  • Remembering what a ‘call and response’ song is and how they are sung

  • Working with my partner to think of a question (call) and a short answer (response) about animals

  • Playing my call (question) and response (answer) using a simple rhythm on an untuned percussion instrumen

  • Working with my group to decide on a structure that the rhythms can be repeated in

Teacher Video: The safari response

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