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Sea Sounds

This music scheme of work for Key Stage One gets the children to compose and perform musical compositions to reflect movements of sea waves and animals that live on a beach and in the sea. The class can select symbols to represent different sounds which can then be arranged into a musical score.

Compose and perform a range of musical compositions to reflect movements of sea waves and animals that live on a beach and in the sea

Lesson One : Sea Life

Identify and describe some of the different sounds that could be heard when visiting the seashore

Lesson Two : Seashore Crabs

Investigate and perform different ways of playing percussion instruments to represent movements of crabs

Lesson Three : Sea Fish

Devise and play short compositions to suggest the movement of different animals in seawater

Lesson Four : Beaches

Create and play different sounds to represent the movement of waves landing on a beach

Lesson Five : Sea Creatures

Devise and play a musical composition to reflect animal sounds that can be heard at the seashore

Lesson Six : Sea Show

Rehearse and perform musical compositions to reflect some of the different sounds that can be heard at the seashore

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