Before the lesson
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- To create musical rhythms using body percussion
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
- Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music
Pupils needing extra support: Could focus only on the forest floor rhythms, which are more straightforward. Once they are confident with these, try combining groups, so that these children can play with others who are also playing the understorey rhythms.
Pupils working at greater depth: Could create their own understorey rhythms that work with the forest floor rhythms.