Before the lesson
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- To play a pentatonic melody
Pupils should be taught to:
- Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression
- Use and understand staff and other musical notations
- Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians
Pupils needing extra support: Group these pupils together and support them until they can play the scale confidently.
Pupils working at greater depth: Ask these pupils to focus on playing with fluency, control and expression. If they are confident enough, they could also add a harmony part using the notes of the pentatonic scale.