Lesson 4: Motif development

Experimenting with rhythm, note order and even the notes themselves, children develop their motifs from the previous lesson

Learning Objectives

  • Transposing (change the key of) my motif

  • Using sharp and flat notes to transpose my motif

  • Adapting my motif (by changing notes, the rhythm or reversing the order)

Teacher Video: Motif development


Motif Development 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 careerA job or occupation in one area of work that is undertaken for a long period of time…. in music education; teaching at early years, primary…
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