Lesson 2: Creating a Soundscape

By listening to the sounds of different environments, children create the sounds of a mountain landscape using tuned and untuned percussion instruments

Learning Objectives

  • Creating layers within my composition

  • Playing in time with my group

  • Playing a repeated rhythm

  • Playing a melodic pattern from simple notation with letter names

Lesson Plan

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Mountain images PowerPoint

Teacher Video: Creating a soundscape

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Laura Barr,  
Music specialist
In her 14 year teaching career, Laura assumed the roleA particular job you do as part of a larger task. of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with…
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