Before the lesson
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- To explore the musical concept of theme and variations
Pupils should be taught to:
- Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music
- Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression
Pupils needing extra support: Should keep the A regular repeated pattern of sound the same. Should perform the rhythm using different actions for each teacup image instead of using instruments.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should be offered tuned percussion instruments if you have them e.g. xylophones, glockenspiels, chime bars. Can be encouraged to make more complex changes, such as performing the rhythm backwards or upside-down.