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Lesson Three – Mars

This music teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to compose pieces of music to represent different expressions and themes about the planet Mars. The class can devise eight beat rhythm patterns to illustrate the mood and feeling that might be experienced on the planet.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to compose pieces of music to represent different expressions and themes about the planet Mars

Learning Objectives

Explore and explain their own ideas and feelings about music using expressive language and musical vocabulary. Compose short pieces of music to reflect an idea or location.

Learning Outcomes

I can use the correct vocabulary to describe pieces of music. I can devise rhythm patterns to reflect a particular idea or theme.

Mars

Teaching sequence to help the children compose pieces of music to represent different expressions and themes about the planet Mars

Musical Vocabulary

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and define vocabulary that can be used to describe pieces of music

Mars Rhythms

Template to help the children select and record eight beat rhythm patterns to reflect a planet in the Solar System

Mars

Interactive activity to help the children compose pieces of music to represent different expressions and themes about the planet Mars

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to compose pieces of music to represent different expressions and themes about the planet Mars

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