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Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in music for Key Stage One to teach about identifying and playing sounds with high and low pitches

  • Harbour Sounds

    Harbour Sounds

    Explore and illustrate different ways of playing percussion instruments to alter their pitch to show sounds that might be heard in a harbour

  • Ship’s Horn

    Ship’s Horn

    Explore and record different ways of playing musical instruments to alter the pitch of a sound representing a ship’s horn

  • Sea Shanties

    Sea Shanties

    Practise singing and playing songs about working on board a ship using high and low pitches

  • Changing Pitch

    Changing Pitch

    Explore and record different ways of playing musical instruments to alter the pitch between high and low

  • Sea Voyage

    Sea Voyage

    Compare and describe the musical pitch of different objects that might be used on board a sailing ship

  • High or Low

    High or Low

    Identify and describe the pitch of sounds made by different objects and musical instruments

  • Sea Voyage
    Plan and write a diary entry to describe a voyage on a tall ship that is sailing across an ocean
  • Garden Planting
    Write a factual recount about how to plant different flowers in a garden during the spring
  • Weather Postcards
    Read and write recounts to use on postcards reporting the weather experienced on different family holidays
  • Holiday Postcard
    Compose a written recount to use on a postcard describing a family holiday to a specific location