Lesson 3: Motifs and mosaics

In this lesson, children create their own motif and experiment with a different form of notation to record their compositions

Learning Objectives

  • Composing a motif

  • Using graphic notation to record my motif

  • Recognising standard rhythmic notation

Teacher Video: Motifs and mosaics


Mosaic Tiles extension worksheet
Mosaic Tiles worksheet
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Elizabeth Stafford,  
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After a brief spell as an opera singer, Liz embarked on a 20 year career in music education; teaching at early years, primary and secondary. After Liz had her daughter, she started her own business Music Education Solutions® Limited; helpingTo…
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