Before the lesson
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- To write and perform 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
- Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music
Pupils needing extra support: Group these pupils together and support them to create their pentatonic The main/most distinguishable part of a song or piece of music, otherwise called a ‘tune’….. Use the Activity: Pentatonic melody grid support.
Pupils working at greater depth: Can add performance directions to their score, including dynamic markings, The speed of the music markings and other performance indications, and then practise following these when they perform.