Lesson 4: My own Melody

Children create a melody of their own, making up their music first and then writing it down, using letter name notation

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that writing a melody is called ‘letter notation’

  • Writing my melody down using letter names

  • Creating a melody

  • Playing my melody back from the letter names I have written


Melody framework

Teacher Video: My own melody

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Elizabeth Stafford,  
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After a brief spell as an opera singer, Liz embarked on a 20 year careerA job or occupation in one area of work that is undertaken for a long period of time…. in music education; teaching at early years, primary…
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