Lesson 1: What is a Ballad?

Children listen to and learn to identify the features of a ballad, understanding that ballads tell a story through song

Learning Objectives

  • Naming the key features of a ballad

  • Learning the lyrics of a song and use actions to help me remember it

  • Following the tune of a ballad


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Space Oddity lyrics
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Laura Barr,  
Music specialist
In her 14 year teaching careerA job or occupation in one area of work that is undertaken for a long period of time…., Laura assumed the roleA particular job you do as part of a larger task of Music Lead,…
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