Lesson 5: Performing my musical

To end the unit, the children perform their musical scenes to the class.

Learning objective

  • To perform 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 watch the other people performing in the group to help them with their timing.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should convey the emotions of the characters and tell the story through their singing, acting or dancing.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

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