Lesson 2: Getting into the groove

Learning how to strengthen the feeling of pulse when working with rhythmic patterns through collaborative activities

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To strengthen the feeling of pulse when working with rhythmic patterns

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • 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

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Should sit next to an adult or more musically able child in the circle. 

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Can be challenged to relate existing musical knowledge to the rhythmic notation. Can support others with the notation task.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Sarah Frecknall,  
Music specialist
Sarah Frecknall is a specialist music teacher, currently working in a primary school teaching music from Nursery to Year 6.  Sarah started her teaching career as a Year 3 class teacher, and her music career as a professional jazz singer,…
Find out more
Lesson 1: Try Kodaly Previous Lesson