Lesson 4: Rehearsing my musical

Once they have planned their musical, pupils decide on the roles of individuals within their group and rehearse their scene.

Learning objective

  • To rehearse a musical theatre scene

National curriculum

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 interrelated dimensions of music
  • Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory
  • Use and understand staff and other musical notations

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Before the lesson

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Should focus on creating a dramatic performance around existing music.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should focus on the finer details of the performance, taking the lead to make sure that their group performs in time.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

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