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Issue 103: Pitch – year 3/4

I have decided to spend the first half of term exploring pitch with my year 3 and 4 class (7 and 8 year-olds). The year 4s spent last year doing a Wider Opportunities Djembe programme, so didn’t have much time … Continue reading

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Issue 68: Finding Patterns

As part of a series of lessons on music form with a year 5 and 6 class, I gave them the task of going through a piece of notated music and colour coding all the bars with matching patterns. The … Continue reading

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Issue 48: Music “Literacy”

I follow Michael Rosen’s blog at http://michaelrosenblog.blogspot.com . He writes with passion about children’s literacy issues, and libraries, and the importance of books. It set me thinking about how “literacy” is part of music teaching. Last week I posted about … Continue reading

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