Under the Sea
Children will complete under the sea movements, chanting and the playing of tuned percussion instruments. They will create pitches and rhythms and perform their piece of music.
In this unit, children learn about classical music. They are able to keep a steady pulse, play call or response and sing in time, from memory, with some accuracy.
By The Sea
Children identify descriptive sounds within music and are able to explain why they are moving that way. They are also able to control instruments and voices to make loud and quiet sounds.
Children learn how to identify high and low notes and to compose a simple tune, children investigate how tempo changes help tell a story and make music more exciting.
Through fairy tales, children are introduced to the concept of timbre; learning that different sounds can represent characters and key moments in a story.
All About Me
Children learn to identify the difference between the pulse and rhythm of a song and consolidate their understanding of these concepts through listening and performing activities.