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Lesson Three – Changing Tempo

This music teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to compose and perform a selection of different four beat rhythm patterns at a range of quick and slow tempos. The children can practise using both beats and rests in their rhythm patterns representing the rain.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to compose and perform a selection of different four beat rhythm patterns at a range of quick and slow tempos

Learning Objectives

Play tuned and untuned instruments with control and rhythmic accuracy. Describe changes to sounds when playing at different tempos.

Learning Outcomes

I can play four beat rhythm patterns at different tempos. I can describe how sounds change when played at different tempos.

Changing Tempo

Teaching sequence to help the children compose and perform a selection of different four beat rhythm patterns at a range of quick and slow tempos

Four Beat Rhythms

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and perform a selection of rhythm patterns at different tempos

Four Beat Rhythms

Activity to help the children select and perform a selection of different rhythm patterns at a range of quick and slow tempos

Rhythm Patterns

Template to help the children record and perform different rhythm patterns to represent the rain at a range of tempos

Changing Tempo

Interactive activity to help the children compose and perform a selection of different four beat rhythm patterns at a range of quick and slow tempos

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to compose and perform a selection of different four beat rhythm patterns at a range of quick and slow tempos

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