The Vikings

In this Viking themed topic, the children develop their singing technique; learning to keep in time, and work on musical notation and rhythm, culminating in a group performance of a song with actions. COVID-19 FRIENDLY

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Lesson 1: Here Come the Vikings!

Children sing Viking themed vocal warm-ups and learn the Dragon Ships song through call and response

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Lesson 2: Sing like a Viking

Children develop their singing technique and add actions to the Dragon Ships song to help them to remember the lyrics and keep in time

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Lesson 3: Viking Notation

Using Viking-themed phrases to learn new rhythms, pupils develop their understanding of staff notation, learning to recognise note names by sight and sound

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Lesson 4: Viking Battle Song

Experimenting with the order of known rhythms, children create their own Viking song, adding instrumental effects

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Lesson 5: Perform Like a Viking

Experimenting with the order of known rhythms, children create their own Viking song, adding instrumental effects

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